Oil and emissions decline because of coronavirus

Travel, emissions, and manufacturing are down The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released their latest oil market forecast this morning, and it expects global oil demand to decline this year as the impact of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, constricting travel and broader economic activity. The situation remains fluid, creating an extraordinary [...]

Five Years; Stop Coal Plants, Gasoline Cars or else

Climate experts Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless they're either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise, greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2C of [...]

By |2020-04-14T10:10:47-07:00September 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Coal, Emissions, Environment, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , |0 Comments

How western oil giant BP broke its green promises

By Stephen Leahy After years of heralding it's green credentials, BP has quietly been selling off it's renewable energy investments and focusing solely on fossil fuels Oil giant BP spent millions of dollars telling the world it was moving “Beyond Petroleum” into renewables. Now it is quietly shifting “Back to Petroleum”, announcing the [...]

Scott Keogh: The difference between diesel and gasoline

Washington Auto Show When Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America, was at the 2013 Washington Auto Show he talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the difference diesel has made in the United States, "Since Audi brought out its first diesel in 2009 till now, it has reduced US fuel consumption by 4.6 million [...]

Making the gasoline engine more effective with technology

Sujit Jain, Regional President, Gasoline Systems North America, Robert Bosch LLC, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the internal combustion engine using gasoline and how long it will be around. The new CAFE regulations and requirements are going to play havoc for the auto makers to get an average 54.5 miles per gallon [...]

By |2020-06-23T14:39:06-07:00November 11th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Gasoline (petrol), Suppliers, Technology, Video|0 Comments

Top alternative vehicle on KCRA NBC TV

Alternative Vehicles on KCRA Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, was on KCRA, an NBC affiliate in Sacramento, CA talking about alternative energy sources and how much they cost per mile. When people shop for a car they buy for functionality, what they need in a car. Some families need space for seven; some need [...]

New Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines on Driving the Nation

Shell launches new fuel: No other gasoline protects better New Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines Address Changes In Car Engine Technologies And Consumer Needs Houston “ Shell, the no. 1 selling brand of gasoline in the U.S., is launching it's NEW Shell Nitrogen Enriched Gasolines today to address the increasing need for engine protection. [...]

Sticker Shock: Gas Prices Rise Again

Click on Lou Anns picture to see energy expert Lou Ann Hammond discussing gas prices on NBC's KCRA in Sacramento, CA: Energy expert Lou Ann Hammond breaks down the various reasons gas prices are so high and continue to rise.

Washington Post car chat on June 3, 2011

Washington Post carchat I joined Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist since 1982, on his chat line Friday, June 3, 2011. This is how it started: Hey Warren Thanks for having me on again this week. My question is, as a consumer, are you willing to use natural gas as a fuel for your vehicle? Two [...]

WJR Radio in Detroit: Federal Reserve of Energy (FREE)?

I spent the last two weeks in Germany attending forums on automobiles, energy and sustainable mobility. The 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum held it's annual summit in Berlin, Germany. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) held the 2011 International Transportation Forum in Leipzig, Germany. Between the two summit's I got an earful of information [...]