Dr. Ralf Cramer, Continental AG chassis and safety on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:14+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, Safety, Technology, Video, Volvo, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Ralf Cramer is the President and Member of the Executive Board, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental AG. Dr. Cramer is responsible for integrating active and passive safety with driving dynamics. He oversees the Business Unit's Electronic Brake Systems, Hydraulic Brake Systems, Sensorics, Passive Safety & ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and Chassis Components. This [...]

NHTSA clears Volt, Honda is being sued for MPG certified by EPA

By | 2018-11-05T17:29:22+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Honda, Manufacturers, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Podcasts, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and how NHTSA wrecked Volt's reputation Chrysler, 58% owned by Italy's Fiat, is asking for a loan from the Department of Energy (DOE) Section 136. Should they get a federal loan [...]

VW manufacturing plant is the first LEED platinum car plant on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:15+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Video, youtube.com|

Frank Fischer is the CEO & Chairman of VWGOA, Chattanooga Operations, LLC. In other words, he is the head of the Chattanooga, TN manufacturing plant that produces the Volkswagen Passat. Fischer talked to drivingthenation.com about the production of the Chattanooga, TN manufacturing plant, over a video provided by Volkswagen. The manufacturing plant has received the first [...]

2012 Chevy Sonic and Joaquin Nuno-Whelan on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:15+00:00 January 26th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Video, youtube.com|

There are no incentives for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Chevy says they were number 2 in the segment last month without incentives. Watch the video and see MTV-reality and action sports-star Rob Dyrdek successfully kick-flipped the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic while Joaquin Nuño-Whelan, Sonic vehicle line director and vehicle chief engineer, talks about the 2012 [...]