2015 Honda Fit has the most configurable room in the segment on Driving the Nation

Hiro Hayama, Honda Fit product planner manager, talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the amount of usable room in the 2015 Honda Fit. Not only can you configure the Fit in many useful ways, you can carry more in the Honda Fit than the Ford Fiesta, as shown in this video. [...]

By |2018-11-05T17:21:38-08:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Video|0 Comments

October 10, 2014 Washington Post Real Wheels

Mazda CX-5 solution Good Morning Warren and friends One of the chatters asked about the Mazda USB issue, saying, "Mazda UK is working on its third version of a replacement USB module that fixes many of the USB problems, yet here in the U.S. we aren't getting any love from Mazda USA. Would you please [...]

Miles Johnson, H.M.A. Connected car manager Blue Link 2rd generation on Driving the Nation

Miles Johnson, Hyundai's Connected car manager Blue Link 2rd generation, talked to Driving the Nation about the 2nd generation of Hyundai's Bluelink. Hyundai has partnered with Google for a search function that shows points of interest (POI) that is done with the push of a button on the rear view mirror. Johnson goes through more [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:10-07:00October 13th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hyundai, Video|0 Comments

World’s Last Remaining Forest Wilderness at Risk on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, Sep 5, 2014 (IPS) - The worlds last remaining forest wilderness is rapidly being lost, “and much of this is taking place in Canada, not in Brazil or Indonesia where deforestation has so far made the headlines. A new satellite study reveals that since 2000, more than 104 million hectares [...]

By |2019-07-30T10:53:40-07:00October 12th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment|0 Comments

October 3, 2014 Washington Post car chat

Be respectful of truck drivers I have a newfound respect for truck drivers. I could never be a truck driver. It's not because of the type of truck or car, but the actual gruel, the long haul of driving. As the holiday season gets closer, and we all want to buy more retail items, remember, [...]

Your water footprint: How much water are you using every day? on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy I have a confession: I used 1100 litres of water to make my breakfast today. It was nothing special, just a small glass of orange juice, a cup of coffee, two eggs, toast and two pieces of bacon. But it did take 1100 litres of water to grow and process [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:10-07:00October 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Food and Wine|0 Comments

The 2015 Honda Fit Strategy with Hiro Hiyama on Driving the Nation

Hiro Hiyama, Product Planner for the 2015 Honda Fit talks about the strategy of the 2015 Honda Fit. Every model has an entry level car, as does the Honda Fit at $15,525. Why not make it under $15,000, the magical number for most of the "top ten cars under $15,000"? Honda Fit has 100% back [...]

By |2018-11-05T17:22:26-08:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

The impact on wildlife from fracking on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy A decade into North Americas fracking boom, the impact on wildlife and the environment remains largely unknown, according to a new study. “Were conducting a giant experiment without even collecting the important data on the water, air, land or wildlife impacts,” said Sara Souther, an ecologist at the University of [...]

By |2016-09-25T18:48:09-07:00October 5th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|0 Comments

September 26, 2014 Washington Post Real Wheels

the small compact luxury crossover segment Good Morning Warren and friends This week I drove the Hyundai Genesis and the 2015 Lexus NX200T, a welcome new gorgeous entry to the small compact luxury crossover segment, known as lux-ute. If you're looking at a Lexus four-door sedan look at the Hyundai Genesis, it's more like a [...]