Bosch’s rollover mitigation three-wheelers

Three-Wheeling with Bosch Bosch has created roll-over mitigation for a three-wheel vehicle that includes sensors and modulators that would reduce engine torque. According to Bosch, this first-ever vehicle stability system for high powered 3-wheeled vehicles has a sophisticated vehicle dynamic control system (VDC) with anti-rollover functionality, 3 wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) with electronic brake-force [...]

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Jim Farley, 1-liter, 3 cylinder turbocharged Ford Fiesta on Driving the Nation

Los Angeles, CA - James D. Farley, Jr., executive vice president of Global Marketing, Sales and Service, Lincoln, Ford Motor Company, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com at a party at Universal Studios the night before the 2012 Los Angeles auto show commenced. We talked about the 1-liter, 3 cylinder turbocharged 2013 Ford Fiesta [...]

Mark Reuss, President, General Motors North America on Driving the Nation

Los Angeles, CA - Mark Reuss, President, General Motors North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show. How critical is California to General Motors? I was surprised how frank Reuss was with his answer. Let's face it, when the word neglected comes out of an automotive executives [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com December 21, 2012

hybrid cars There are a number of choices now by different manufacturers of hybrid cars. It is no longer just the Prius. Is there one that you think is overall better than the others? “ December 21, 2012 11:31 AM Permalink A. Lou Ann Hammond : The Chevy Volt is considered a hybrid, though I [...]

How critical is California to Subaru?

Los Angeles, CA - Tom Dole, Subaru's Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about Subaru. Subaru unveiled the 2014 Subaru Forester. Subaru did it again in November 2012. Subaru's sales in November 2012, according to Automotive News, were 28,206 units, [...]

Autoliv saves animals and accidents

Night Vision Los Angeles, CA - Stuart Klapper, Managing Director for Autoliv Night Vision, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Autoliv's newest technology. Headquartered in Sweden, Autoliv is the largest safety supplier in the world. In 2013 Autoliv will introduce a Night Vision system that detects humans and animals uses infrared technology (far-infrared [...]

Continental AG driving autonomously in Nevada

The Darpa challenge was the first autonomous vehicle I saw, and I was hooked. The technology of yesterday's television shows was driving, without me, right in front of my eyes. DARPA stands for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, and it is the central research and development organization for the Department of Defense (DoD). Their mission [...]

Tim Kuniskis, head of the Fiat brand, North America

Los Angeles, CA -Tim Kuniskis, head of the Fiat brand in North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show. In 2011 fiat sold fewer than 20,000 unit's. According to Automotive News, Fiat sold 3,603 in November, 2012, an increase of 123% over last November. Year-to-date for 2012 [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com December 14, 2012

Good Morning Warren and friends. For anyone that owns a dog as a member of a family, thank you United Airlines for getting me on the next flight out of Detroit when we found out my dog had fallen and fractured his leg. He is resting comfotably next to me now. I was supposed to [...]

Bosch’s sensor to keep a battery alive longer on Driving the Nation

Pascal Martin, Bosch's Project Manager, Automotive Electronics, North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about battery sensors. Batteries have a negative and positive post. Bosch has incorporated a temperature unit in a sensor that is directly on the negative post of the lead acid battery so that the sensor can measure volt, temperature [...]

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