BMW X5 plug-in hybrid prototype on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:19+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video|

Gerhard Thiele, project leader for BMWs X5 plug-in hybrid talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new X5 plug-in hybrid crossover. BMW has the i8 plug-in hybrid in production and they will be bringing out the X5 plug-in hybrid soon. The car we are in is a prototype. Eighty percent of [...]

Which Nations are being swallowed by the Sea? on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:20+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Environment|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy Imagine the street you live on is knee-deep in floodwater, and it's ruining everything in sight, including your home. Now imagine that those awful floodwaters never, ever recede. Instead, the water just keeps rising and rising until your entire country drowns. For a number of island nations, that's ultimately the [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com May 23, 2014

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:20+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good morning Warren and Friends Last week I was asked about a problem in Mazdas 2014 CX-5 with Tech package. The chatter said, "Any device connected to the USB on the stereo plays the same song (the first on the device) everytime the car is started. After start-up, other songs or shuffle can be chosen, [...]

2015 BMW X3 models on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:20+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Jason Chan, BMW's Product Manager for the X3 talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the specifications of the new 2015 BMW X3 sDrive18d xDrive20d, BMW X3 sDrive20i, xDrive20i, BMW X3 xDrive28i, xDrive35i, BMW X3 xDrive30d xDrive35d. Chan talks about the newest model to the X3 line-up, the xDrive28d diesel option, which [...]