2015 Chevy Express van global unveil

The Express van by Chevy Betsy Flegg, marketing strategy manager for General Motors fleet and commercial general and for the Chevy Express and GMC Savana vans specifically and Dean Perelli, GMC, Chief Engineer for current and next-generation vans, talked to Driving the Nation about the newly unveiled Chevy Express van. The 2015 Chevrolet City Express [...]

Mobility statistics from Continental AG

Continental AG gave some interesting statistics at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). They included; What percentage of people really like to drive? What percentage of American drivers have already been in accidents? What type of accident was it? What percentage of American drivers want Advanced driverless automotive solutions (ADAS)? What percentage of [...]

February 7, 2014 Washington Post carchat

Chicago auto show Good morning Warren and Friends Warren is finishing up the Washington Auto show while I am at the Chicago auto show. There were quite a few unveils, including Nissan announced that FedEx would start using the NV200 as one of their fleet vehicles to deliver packages. There was a world unveil of [...]

Have a problem with your car? Bosch’s U-scan

Washington Post Real Wheels car chat It's the nagging little light that tells you your car has a problem, but you have no idea what it is, and you have no idea how much it will cost. You are at the mercy of a mechanic and a bunch of numbers that come out of a [...]

Vice President of global design at Ford Motor company, Moray Callum

Moray Callum, Ford's vice president of global design at Ford Motor company, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Callum is responsible for global design, including the new Mustang that Europeans, and Americans alike, will be able to buy and drive starting in 2015. [...]

Canada’s carbon emissions projected to soar by 2030

Canada's carbon emissions will soar 38% by 2030 By Stephen Leahy Canada's carbon emissions will soar 38% by 2030 mainly due to expanding tar sands projects, according to the government's own projections. In a new report to the United Nations, the Harper administration says it expects emissions of 815million tonnes of CO2 in 2030, up [...]

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Volvo’s drive-e boosts power, increases versatility, efficiency and electrification ability on Driving the Nation

Las Vegas, NV - When I agreed to go to Las Vegas to test drive the drive-e powertrain with Volvo I thought it was an electric vehicle (EV). Apparently, many other journalists did as well, because one of the first things Volvo told us was that e did not stand for electric, it stood for [...]

Bosch: An EV charger for $449? It’s here on Driving the Nation

Jeff Hudnut, OES Product Manager, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about the new electric vehicle (EV) plug-in charger for $449! Thought you couldn't afford an electric charger for a plug-in EV? Now you can. Bosch has an EV [...]

January 31, 2014 Washington Post carchat

From MINI to Trucks Good morning Warren and Friends I was at two events last Friday and they couldn't be more different. From the MINIest of cars to the most heavy-duty trucks. I drove the GMC Sierra heavy-duty and towed 10,000 pounds behind a Chevy Silverado heavy-duty while going down a hill at 55 mph, [...]