2019 Cadillac XT4 Pricing, Features, Photos, Ratings and Reviews

Cadillac has a ten-year plan in place and a new product launch scheduled every six months through 2020. The first vehicle to make the march is the Cadillac XT4. For Cadillac to achieve the plan, they are going to need to appeal to the younger group. Robin Krieg Lead exterior designer, XT4 talked [...]

HYUNDAI DELIVERS FIRST 2019 NEXO FUEL CELL SUV

Geek geeks out over Hyundai fuel cell Keyes Hyundai in Van Nuys, California, handles the first delivery in the U.S. market Former scientist and chemist from Ventura enhances his environmentally-friendly lifestyle with the zero-emissions, technological flagship NEXO SUV VAN NUYS, Calif., Dec. 28, 2018 – Hyundai today delivered its first NEXO fuel cell SUV to [...]

By |2020-02-01T10:07:01-08:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Hyundai|Tags: , |0 Comments

IIHS launches test for automatic emergency braking to detect pedestrian

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 27, 2018 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is launching a test program for automatic emergency braking systems on vehicles that can detect and brake for pedestrians. In November, IIHS shared with auto manufacturers the protocol engineers will use in preparation for the early 2019 release of the first IIHS [...]

By |2018-12-30T18:28:25-08:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Safety|Tags: |0 Comments

Who could replace Carlos Ghosn even if he leaves jail?

The Gambler At some point, you have to look at the cards you're holding and realize that your opponent might have gotten the better hand. That is the case with Renault and Carlos Ghosn. John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about whether this is the end of Renault Nissan alliance for Carlos Ghosn Carlos [...]

By |2020-01-29T17:18:48-08:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Car sales decline for the last 3 months in Europe

In November 2018 passenger car demand fell by 8.0%, marking the third consecutive month of decline across the European Union. In November 2018, passenger car demand fell by 8.0%, marking the third consecutive month of decline across the European Union. Ahead of the introduction of the new WLTP test in September, car registrations jumped by [...]

By |2018-12-15T14:51:21-08:00December 15th, 2018|Categories: Europe|Tags: |0 Comments

California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates EV buses

The California Air Resources Board today approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040. “A zero-emission public bus fleet means cleaner air for all of us. It dramatically reduces tailpipe pollution from buses in low-income [...]

Russia versus Azerbaijan – political pipelines

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about the political pipeline There's a reason Vladimir Putin is interested in President Trump and Ukraine. He is losing the dependence on Russian natural gas with the finding of gas in Azerbaijan and a proposed pipeline to Italy. Even though President Trump has given coal companies more leniency [...]

By |2018-12-14T17:45:54-08:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Emissions, Environment, Europe, Natural gas, Politics|Tags: |0 Comments

Carlos Ghosn – corporate greed or a coup?

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about Carlos Ghosn Last week DrivingtheNation reported that Carlos Ghosn had been charged a second time. The charge was for pretty much the same charge as the first charge; underreporting his salary. The second charge was for a different set of years. At the time I asked why [...]

By |2019-03-26T13:12:46-07:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: |0 Comments

Hyundai’s Fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) Vision 2030

FCEV hydrogen Vision 2030 plan * Fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) Vision 2030 highlights Hyundai Motor Group (HMG)’s commitment to accelerate the development of a hydrogen society * HMG to expand its leadership in hydrogen technology beyond the transportation sector * HMG to explore new businesses to supply fuel-cell systems to manufacturers of [...]

By |2020-04-08T10:33:12-07:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Fuel cells, Hydrogen|Tags: , |0 Comments