Rob Allen on the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte

By | 2016-09-25T19:51:41+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Luxury vehicles, Manufacturers, Maserati, Technology, Video|

Rob Allen, Director of Product Planning, Maserati North America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the new Maserati Quattroporte. Quattroporte translated from Italian means 4-doors, Maserati redefines those 4-doors into a luxury sedan. This is the fiftieth anniversary, six generations, of Maserati's 4-door sports sedan. The seven brothers, named Maserati, would be proud [...]

R. L. Polk on the auto industry & hybrid sales

By | 2016-09-25T14:34:38+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, electric vehicles (EV), Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video|

Tom Libby, Senior forecasting analyst for R. L. Polk talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the auto industry. California usually garners 12% of auto sales. How is California doing? How are hybrid sales? Are people switching back to internal combustion engines from hybrids or electric vehicles? When will hybrids and EVs make up [...]

Torsten Müller-Ötvös on the Rolls-Royce Wraith

By | 2018-07-06T08:06:57+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Emissions, Manufacturers, Rolls Royce, Video|

Mr. Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd., talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the all new Rolls-Royce Wraith. The most powerful Rolls-Royce ever made, Wraith, in Scottish (not Swedish as I say in the video), means menacing Ghost. Rolls-Royce caters to the exclusiveness of the brand. They are not [...]

BYD’s insta-pure innovates a better life through cleaner air in China

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:48+00:00 May 1st, 2013|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BYD, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Coal, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Technology|Tags: , , , |

April 30, 2013 “ According to Chinas air quality index today in Shanghai, the air quality is 151, putting the air color in the red zone. The website, aqicn.com, explains the red zone as “Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects.” The particulate matters are [...]