Batchelor radio show ~ top ten reasons to buy an EV

What are the reasons to buy an electrified vehicle and what are the reasons not to buy electric vehicles? John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond go through the top ten reasons you would buy a plug-in hybrid or battery electric vehicle. There are so many incentives, including utility companies giving better electric rates at night. [...]

John Batchelor Larry Kudlow #NAIAS2017

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS2017) was overshadowed by President Elect Donald J. Trump's tweets. Vice President Joe Biden walked through the Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. While sitting in a Chrysler sedan, I asked Biden if could talk about electric cars. He spoke of the 25,000-mile electric charging station that he and President [...]

Car sales, autonomous vehicles, Batchelor radio show

Listen to the John Batchelor radio show about this story by clicking on the link Why were auto sales down in August, Matt? I asked the guy painting my house, "vacations, everyone is on vacation, and they are getting ready for their kids to go back to school." He's right. He was right [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volvo made in China, Sweden & US

Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) Geely, a major Chinese automaker paid almost $2 billion for Volvo in 2010. The Volvo XC 90 was just awarded the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY). The XC90 already offers semi-autonomous drive with Pilot Assist, another step towards Volvo’s Vision 2020, which states that [...]

Climate change VW, CARB and Senator Pavley

John Batchelor, host of the Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the climate change in Paris (COP21), France starting November 30, 2015. Last week at the Los Angeles auto show Lou Ann Hammond talked to Senator Fran Pavley D-CA. Does Pavley think SB-32 will pass the [...]

2016 BMW 7-Series, John Batchelor radio show with BMW’s Ian Robertson

Host John Batchelor welcomed Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, to his radio show to talk about the 2016 BMW 7-Series. We drove the BMW 7-Series on the Monticello race track, on the roads around the track and through an autocross. 2016 [...]

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Gas cars off California roads by 2030

The hurdles CARB faces with mandates Mary Nichols, Chairperson, California Air Resources Board (CARB), has been a pain in the tailpipe to car manufacturers since she re-joined California's Environmental Protection Association (EPA) in 2007. Bloomberg News’ John Lippert reports that Nichols has set the goal for California higher than ever before stating that she wants [...]

Robots of the future are here on the John Batchelor radio show

Robots of the future How close is the future? Autonomous vehicles are getting closer and closer to reality. We are moving away from the recognizable ordinary to a car that lets you superimpose your desires of freedom and adventure. John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, [...]

MEMS; the future of autonomous vehicles

If you owned a 1979 vehicle, you were one of the first people to drive with a MEMS in their car. Today there are discussions on how many MEMS should be in cars. Bosch says there are about fifty. What is a MEMS? Remember the BBC television show Keeping up Appearances? Part of the sitcom's [...]

Highlights of 2014 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS)

2014 Los Angeles auto show John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the highlights of the 2014 Los Angeles auto show. We highlight four different countries through the car companies; The first is from Germany with the Volkswagen AG showing off Audi's Prologue [...]

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