LOU ANN HAMMOND : One chatter asked if mazda had announced when skyactiv will be in the mazda5? Mazda said it had not been announced yet, but that "It'll be whenever the full model-change occurs." Hi, curious to know if Hyundai/Kia are planning on delivering a new minivan to our shores anytime [...]
Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about energy costs per vehicle. Definitions: EV “ Electric Vehicle, this vehicle will only run on electricity. The Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus, Tesla Roadster, CODA, Mit'subishi i-MiEV and are all cars with just electricity. PHEV “ Plug-in Hybrid Electric [...]
Derek Jenkins, Mazda's Design Director, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Aerodynamics and how much the designer works with the engineers on designing for more fuel economy. At what point in the design game does the designer talk to the engineers, and has that changed over the year?
Karl-Friedrich Stracke, General Motors Vice President and President of GM Europe, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the Geneva Auto Show in March, 2012. Stracke said more than once that in two-three months we would see the beginning of decisions, made by all stakeholders, to bring GM-Europe to solvency and sustainability. Susan Docherty, President, Chevrolet [...]