Monthly Archives: February 2014

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

By |2017-03-22T08:00:30-07:00February 4th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Video, Volvo, youtube.com|

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

By |2018-06-30T10:13:07-07:00February 3rd, 2014|Categories: 2014 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), electricity, Plugin-electric vehicles, Suppliers, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 31, 2014

By |2016-09-25T18:38:29-07:00February 3rd, 2014|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good morning Warren and Friends I've been to two events since 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, [...]

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