Smithsonian gets $500,000 for Spark! lab, Ford’s stock number, on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2016-09-25T14:32:34+00:00 February 1st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Charities, Europe, Ford, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

Ford gave $500,000 to Smithsonian to finish the renovation of the Spark! lab and create three more Spark! Labs in the United States. Ford said that over the years Ford Motor Company has given $10,000,000 to the Smithsonian, all in the name of education. John Batchelor said that Ford's stock is getting pummeled. Is that [...]

Ford gives $500,000 to Smithsonian to spark art and innovation in children

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:52+00:00 January 31st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Charities, Ford|

It's happening all over the United States, government funds are being cut and private individuals and companies are stepping in to give financial support to the causes they believe in. In Ford Motor Companies case, today, it was children and innovation via the Smithsonian Spark! Lab geared to children ages 6-12 years old. [...]

Buy a book, save a dog; The big book of wacky rides with Fireball Tim on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:58+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Charities, Video, youtube.com|

Do you have a child that is always thinking of crazy ideas? Do you love dogs? Then you will love the big book of wacky rides by Fireball Tim. Buy the book and proceeds will support the rescue's mission to save puppy mill dogs. Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com talked to Fireball Tim at the [...]

Martin Luther King memorial; Freedom of mobility, freedom to dream on Driving the Nation

By | 2018-07-27T15:55:10+00:00 August 23rd, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Charities, Video, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com, youtube.com|Tags: , , , |

Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist, Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen of America, and Harry E. Johnson, Sr., President, and CEO of the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation. The Martin Luther King Memorial will open August 28, 2011. Most of the car companies have donated to the memorial, the latest being Volkswagen of America. Jonathan [...]