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Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com May 4, 2012

By | 2016-09-25T14:25:39+00:00 May 6th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Emissions, Environment, Fuel economy, Gas Tax, International Energy Agency (IEA), International Transportation Forum (ITF), Manufacturers, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

LOU ANN HAMMOND : I am in Leipzig, Germany attending an International Transportation Forum (ITF). It is put on by the OECD, a group of 54 countries, all coming together to try to find answers to our transportation issues. One forum I attended was about global fuel economy. I interviewed Lew Fulton from the International [...]

June auto sales with John Batchelor and Larry Kudlow

By | 2016-09-25T14:17:47+00:00 July 6th, 2011|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Fuel economy, Gas Tax, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Larry Kudlow, host of CNBC's Kudlow reports talked with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about June auto sales. Bleak is what they are. 11.45 for the year would be a bad year. Let's face it - sales are not going in the right direction. One [...]

Toyota’s politics of advanced technology

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:27+00:00 January 21st, 2010|Categories: 2010 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Car shows, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Fuel cells, Gas Tax, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Technology, Toyota, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , |

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Bill Reinert is the  National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales USA. I wish everyone would stop and listen to this piece and answer these questions. Reinert talks about the readiness of utility companies, states and government policy. Do we have enough [...]

Sue Cischke, Ford, on sustainability & fuel efficiency

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:41+00:00 July 23rd, 2009|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Ford, Fuel economy, Gas Tax, Green cars, Hybrids, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Sue Cischke, Ford's vice president for Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, talked with me at the Ford Product Development Center in Dearborn, MI. Cischke went through the process with the Department of Energy to receive the $5.9 billion that they have received so far. The DOE will give out $25 billion in loans for fuel [...]