Monthly Archives: July 2014

Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Until Climate

By |2016-09-25T19:44:50-07:00July 14th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Health & Fitness, Politics|Tags: , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy A moratorium on any new oilsands expansion is imperative given Canada's failure to assess properly the total environmental and climate impacts Canadian and U.S. experts say in the prestigious science journal Nature. Even with a moratorium, it will be tough for Canada to meet it's international promise to reduce CO2 [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com July 11, 2014

By |2016-09-25T18:46:23-07:00July 11th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

LOU ANN HAMMOND : Good morning Warren and Friends How was your 4th of July? I had my cousin/namesake, Lou Ann, and her two children, 10-year old Abby and "I'm 8 years old" Frankie visit me from Canada. Children are a handful and the questions are non-stop but I was pretty impressed with Frankie's questions [...]

GMC and Chevy, 4 new models, 2 new engines on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:18-07:00July 11th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, GMC, Video|

Jeff Luke, Executive Chief Engineer for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new full size trucks coming out for 2015. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was named North American Truck of the Year so there are high expectations for the 2015 model. Luke talks about the 12th generation of [...]

Volkswagen partners with Bosch and Chargepoint for charging solutions on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:18-07:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, electricity, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, Volkswagen, youtube.com|

Kevin Mull, Vice President of Business Development at Bosch Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the service Bosch will be providing VW e-golf users and why it was necessary to have one provider for charging needs. VW's press release: Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced providers of charging [...]

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