Bosch’s rollover mitigation for three-wheelers on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:56+00:00 December 30th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Safety, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

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 distribution, [...]

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

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Ford, Hybrids, Video, youtube.com|

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

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), electricity, Emissions, Fuel economy, GM, Video, youtube.com|

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

By | 2016-09-25T14:29:54+00:00 December 28th, 2012|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Manufacturers, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

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 [...]