Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dr. Holzer on the BMW 3-cylinder engine that drives like a 6-cylinder on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:47-07:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Video,|

Dr. Heidelinde Holzer is the head of functional integration of powertrain components for BMW AG. Dr. Holzer talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, at a media briefing at BMW's U.S. headquarters in New Jersey on the eve of the 2013 New York auto show. When will we see a 3-cylinder engine in a car [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on May 24, 2013

By |2016-09-25T14:34:34-07:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, Warren Brown,|

Q. Fixing loud tires Headphones work great. Put on a podcast (hey, do Warren and Lou Ann do a podcast?) and don't worry about it. A. Lou Ann Hammond : I don't like the idea of noise cancelling headphones in a car. You need to hear the noise around you in order to know if [...]

How western oil giant BP broke its green promises

By |2017-03-22T08:00:47-07:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Fossil fuels, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy After years of heralding it's green credentials, BP has quietly been selling off it's renewable energy investments and focusing solely on fossil fuels Oil giant BP spent millions of dollars telling the world it was moving “Beyond Petroleum” into renewables. Now it is quietly shifting “Back to Petroleum”, announcing the [...]

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