John Shon on the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:46+00:00 June 29th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hyundai, Video, youtube.com|

John Shon is the product manager for the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Sonata. Shon talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 6-seater and 7-seater. The 5-seater 2-row Santa Fe has been on the market for sometime. Taking over where the Veracruz left off is the new 3-row 6 [...]

50 years of Porsche 911 in Stuttgart, Germany pt. 2

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:46+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Europe, Luxury vehicles, Manufacturers, Porsche, Video|

Stuttgart, Germany “ Dieter Landenberger, the head of Porsche museum archives, gave Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, a private tour around the Porsche museum in Stuttgart, Germany. From June 4 “ September 29, 2013 in the Porsche Museum you can view the Anniversary Exhibition of Porsche celebrating “50 Years of 911”. Free admission All 911 [...]

NADA: EVs depreciate 30% in 2013 & 2013 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study winners

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:46+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show|

The old adage that your car starts depreciating as soon as you drive it off the car dealer's hurts even more if you own an electric vehicle according to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Used Car Guide in it's latest report, Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Market Analysis and Used Price Forecast. There are many reasons [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com June 21, 2013

By | 2016-09-25T14:35:06+00:00 June 22nd, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Manufacturers|

Q.Ford Sync So my 2013 Edge was at the dealer for the 3rd time because the bluetooth stopped working. According to the dealer, this is an issue because I use apple products (Iphone 4 and have an IPod plugged into my USB port) and they cause difficulties with the Microsoft computers in the Ford. Does [...]