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Los Angeles auto show on the John Batchelor radio show on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:58+00:00 December 1st, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Emissions, Environment, Fiat, Ford, Green cars, Video, youtube.com|

Los Angeles, CA - Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to John Batchelor radio show host about the Los Angeles auto show and the parties before it. Hammond took time out from a Ford party, at Universal Studios, where professional rally driver Ken Block was drifting in a 2014 Ford Fiesta ST. California is critical [...]

Tesla gains from Space X, BMW struts it’s stuff and Toyota gets it’s crown back

By | 2016-09-25T14:25:36+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, GM, Green cars, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talks to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about Tesla, BMW and Toyota. Tesla gains from Space X, BMW struts it's stuff and Toyota gets it's crown back Elon Musk took a minute to breath a sigh of relief as Space X successfully made it to outer [...]

Fisker’s Bill Tally & Henrik Fisker on the 2012 Fisker Karma on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:11+00:00 May 6th, 2012|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Fisker automotive, Fuel economy, Green cars, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Video|Tags: , , , , , |

William "Bill" Tally, Director of Vehicle Integration at Fisker Automotive took time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the 2012 Fisker Karma. The Fisker Karma is beautiful, it can go fast and it doesn't have to use gas unless you want it to. Is the Fisker Karma extended range the same as [...]

Orth Hedrick, on Kia Optima hybrid on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:11+00:00 April 23rd, 2012|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Fuel economy, Green cars, Kia, Video, youtube.com|

Orth Hedrick, Kia Motors of America, took some time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. The Kia Optima is Kia's first hybrid. Now, Kia has a 2-liter 4-cylinder engine. Where does Kia stand with direct injection and turbocharging? The new engine goes from 200 horsepower to 274, losing only 2 miles per gallon. [...]