Jim Danahy on the 2013 Buick Encore on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:42+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Buick, Manufacturers, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Jim Danahy, Chief Engineer for Buick Encore, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the 2013 Buick Encore. Why an Encore? What is the platform Buick uses for the Encore and what other General Motors products are on the same platform? How many engines are available on the 2013 Buick Encore? What is the [...]

Continental’s research and development of tires

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:42+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology, Tires, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hannover, Germany - Continental Dr. Hagan Schoenfield, research and development of tires, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the technologies of the future. So much has been made of electrification and automated driving, but the one constant for the future is that, so far, we still need four tires on the [...]

BMW i3 – born electric, made with carbon fiber

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:42+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

The LifeDrive architecture concept was purpose-built specifically for the BMW i3. It is comprised of two modules; the Life Module, and the Drive Module. Think of the Life Module as the passenger cabin, or greenhouse. It is the first-ever mass produced Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) passenger cell in the automotive business, and is a [...]

Lou Ann Hammond chats about cars on www.washingtonpost.com July 26, 2013

By | 2016-09-25T14:39:05+00:00 July 27th, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Manufacturers, Washingtonpost.com|

Lou Ann Hammond : Good Morning Warren and Friends Warren is on assignment today, so I'm going hans-solo :) Let's talk cars Like me on facebook Drivingthenation follow me on twitter @drvingthenation Click on Warrens picture to go to the washingtonpost.com chat: