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Jumpstart Maui changing one habit

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Consumer Electronics Show (CES), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Nissan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Arakawa is the Mayor of the County of Maui, State of Hawaii. He is Mayor of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kaho'olawe. He has my vote for President. Arakawa understands that getting off the dependence of foreign oil is a National Security and economic boom. The County of Maui spends $4-6 Billion a year on petroleum. [...]

Tesla ZEV revenue increases as hybrid sales stall, it’s not easy being green, on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:09+00:00 November 6th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, drivingthenation.com, electricity, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Radio, Technology, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , |

In Tesla's financial press release it shows the surprise, "Automotive revenue for Q3 included $31 million of powertrain sales primarily to Daimler for the Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive. It also included $93 million of regulatory credit's, including $76 million of Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) credit's. ZEV credit revenue was much higher than [...]

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

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:18+00:00 July 10th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, drivingthenation.com, electricity, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, 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 [...]

Bosch’s plugless power for Electric vehicles (EV)

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:26+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Featured, Newsletter, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Tanvir Arfi President & CEO Automotive Service Solutions Robert Bosch talks about the new plug less power Bosch is offering. Bosch has electric charging unit's that you can plug into, but how cool is it that you can drive over a plate and the car will charge without plugging into anything? Arfi talks about the [...]

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Bosch: An EV charger for $449? It’s here on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:30+00:00 February 3rd, 2014|Categories: 2014 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, drivingthenation.com, electricity, lou ann hammond, Plugin-electric vehicles, Suppliers, Video, youtube.com|

Jeff Hudnut, OES Product Manager, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket, Automotive Service Solutions, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about the the new electric vehicle (EV) plug-in charger for $449! Thought you couldn't afford an electric charger for a plug-in EV? Now you can. Bosch has an [...]

Qualcomm’s CEO, Paul Jacobs, and the Formula-e at 2014 CES on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:31+00:00 January 17th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), drivingthenation.com, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, lou ann hammond, Racing, Video, Warren Brown, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

Dr. Paul E. Jacobs is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Qualcomm Incorporated. Jacobs talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV. Qualcomm and the Fédération Internationale de lAutomobile (FIA), showed off their new Formula E (yes, as [...]

Chris Thomason, Cadillac ELR engineer, on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:32+00:00 January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Cadillac, drivingthenation.com, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Hybrids, lou ann hammond, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

Cadillac unveiled the first rendition of the Cadillac ELR at the 2009 Detroit auto show, under the code name Converj concept. The Chief engineer for the Cadillac ELR, Chris Thomason, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the similarities between the two car. Why didn't Cadillac put the same Magnetic Ride Control [...]

Chevy Volt saves 16,000,000 gallons of gasoline on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:35+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, drivingthenation.com, electricity, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), GM, lou ann hammond, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the Chevy Volt, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates. Robinson says that the Chevy Volt alone has driven over [...]

BMW’s Ludwig Willisch on the BMW i3 on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:40+00:00 August 22nd, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, drivingthenation.com, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, lou ann hammond, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

BMW's President and CEO, Ludwig Willisch, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the BMW i3. How are the BMW car dealers receiving this new electric lifestyle, the BMWi series? Where is the BMW i3 made? Will BMW dealers have charging unit's at their dealerships? Will any electric vehicle be able to charge there [...]

BMW i3 – born electric, made with carbon fiber

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:42+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Featured, Manufacturers, Newsletter, Plugin-electric vehicles, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

The LifeDrive architecture concept was purpose-built specifically for the BMW i3. It is comprised of two modules; the Life Module, and the Drive Module. Think of the Life Module as the passenger cabin, or greenhouse. It is the first-ever mass produced Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) passenger cell in the automotive business, and is a [...]