November 14, 2014 Washington Post Real Wheels

Is fracking causing earthquakes? Good Morning Warren and friends I had dinner last night with my brother, Ed, who lives in South Carolina but was in the San Francisco bay area for work. My husband, Stretch, and a couple of Ed's co-workers, Jason and Mark, all helped Ed celebrate his birthday. Mark is from Oklahoma [...]

2015 Chevy Colorado versus 2015 GMC Canyon

2015 Chevy Colorado versus the engineering on the 2015 GMC Canyon Anita Burke, the Chief engineer for Chevy Colorado, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the engineering of the 2015 Chevy Colorado and since the GMC Canyon is on the same underpinnings, the 2015 GMC Canyon. Burke goes through the underpinnings [...]

Magna drives itself into the Rocks and Mud on Driving the Nation

Ajit Khatra Magna, Manager of Vehicle Verification and testing, Magna power train, talked to Driving the Nation "Rocks and Mud Drive" is an annual event held at the mounds off-road Vehicle Park in Mount Morris Township, Michigan. The vehicles, this time, Jeeps, were equipped with Magna's latest power train technology. Khatra talks about the vehicle's/Magna's [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:08-07:00November 14th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Video,|0 Comments

John Kerry; We can’t prevent a large scale disaster unless¦ on Driving the Nation

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Nov 3 2014 (IPS) - “Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and were seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events….We cant prevent a large scale disaster if we don't heed this kind of hard science.” Question: Is that statement about the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [...]

Drawing the Audi A3 with Dany Garand on Driving the Nation

French Canadian Dany Garand is the lead designer for the Audi A3. Garand talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the intricate details of drawing the new Audi A3. Where does Garand get the inspiration for drawing the 2015 Audi A3? How different was it to draw the A3 versus the A4?

By |2017-03-22T08:00:08-07:00November 8th, 2014|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Video|0 Comments

Cars affected by the Takata air bag recall

The New York Times uncovered former employees of Takata that say there was a cover-up. This recall is only going to get uglier folks. Eleven automakers have recalled more than 14 million vehicles worldwide because of the rupture risks, and it was all hidden by the Takata executives. Takata Airbag Recall Takata airbags, courtesy Takata [...]

November 7, 2014 Washington Post carchat

How to drive in the snow Good Morning Warren and friends The weather is changing. What have you started doing to prepare your car for winter? Even if you think it is small, tell us. Does anyone have a piece of tape on the top of their steering wheel to let them know that is [...]

Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower on Driving the Nation

Chris Cowland, Director of Advanced and SRT Powertrain at Chrysler LLC talked to Driving the Nation about the engine and the 91% engine's content that has been revised to create the type of power needed to be America's most powerful muscle car. Dodge Challenger SXT models “starting U.S. MSRP of $26,995 2015 Dodge Challenger SXT [...]

By |2018-06-26T09:55:48-07:00November 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Dodge, Video,|Tags: , |0 Comments

2015 GMC Canyon versus the 2015 Chevy Colorado on Driving the Nation

Kenn Bakowski, Canyon marketing manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the difference between the GMC and the Chevy Colorado. Bakowski goes through the exterior and interior differences between the Canyon and the Colorado. Unfortunately, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup sales have been halted because of a pending safety [...]