Monthly Archives: May 2012

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on May 18, 2012

By |2016-09-25T14:25:36-07:00May 22nd, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Manufacturers, Warren Brown,|

GEORGE WILL ON PRIUS OWNERS Warren, George Will, in his column last Sunday, basically says that if someone drives a Prius, they are smug and pretentious. Do you agree with the underlying concept -- that we can judge an entire group of people based on what they drive? “ May 17, 2012 1:06 PM Permalink [...]

Phil Popham on 2012 Jaguar, Land Rover business on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:10-07:00May 18th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Land Rover, Video,|

Phil Popham is Global Operations Director for the global Jaguar Land Rover business. Popham talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about Land Rover and Jaguar markets. How important is the U.S. market to Land Rover/Jaguar? How many regions is Land Rover/Jaguar in? How will Land Rover/Jaguar meet Corporate Average Fuel Emissions requirements?

Mark Fields, 2013 Lincoln MKZ and MKZ hybrid, on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:10-07:00May 17th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Hybrids, Lincoln, Video,|

Mark Fields, Ford's President of the Americas, told Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, that Lincoln would stick with hybrids for no, not venture into electric cars like Ford has done. The 2013 MKZ Hybrid has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid powertrain that creates 41 city/36 highway miles per gallon. Fields said the price for the hybrid [...]

2013 Mazda CX-5 compression ratio on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:10-07:00May 14th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Mazda, Racing, Video,|

Dave Coleman is the Vehicle Development Engineer at Mazda's research & development. Coleman took time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, about the 2013 Mazda CX-5. Watch the video as we go around Laguna Seca's Mazda raceway, out on the Monterey streets and stop to view the sunset on Monterey peninsula. It's all about [...]

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