Chip Perry, President & CEO, autotrader.com on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:32+00:00 April 30th, 2011|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , |

Chip Perry was the first employee of autotrader.com. Today the website gets 17 million visitors, so Perry sees a very clear and instant barometer when there is a change in consumer sentiment. Perry says that three months ago people who were looking for a more fuel efficient car than they own right now ranked about [...]

Joel Ewanick at the 2011 New York auto show on the Chevy Volt on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:32+00:00 April 30th, 2011|Categories: 2011 New York auto show, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Technology, Video|

Joel Ewanick is the global marketing director for General Motors. Even after all the accolades the Chevy V0lt has gotten in the automobile industry it still gets criticism. Why? Does the Volt help sales of all Chevys? Are there plans to bring the extended range technology out in other brands and other segments?

VW electric drive “Bulli” concept at the 2011 Geneva auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:32+00:00 April 30th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Geneva auto show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electricity, Volkswagen|

Get on the bus with the new VW electric drive "Bulli" concept at the 2011 Geneva auto show. Bus, magic now 'electric' bus from VW carries six including the driver with a 'infotainment' mantra iPad center console interface. The iPad interface controls Bluetooth hands-free telephone, navigation, climate control, and the hazard warning switch. Also, [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat on www.washingtonpost.com, April 22, 2011

By | 2016-09-25T14:15:31+00:00 April 28th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|

I joined Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist since 1982, on his chat line again last week. This is how it started: WARREN BROWN : First, thanks Lou Ann for taking care of things while I found an Internet connection that worked. As for the chatter's answer: I'd go with the Mazda3, or Ford Fiesta, or [...]