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Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Aston Martin, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Ferrari, Italy, Jaguar, Land Rover, Luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract the new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, [...]

CARB rejects VW recall issues Violation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:43+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Porsche, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

SACRAMENTO - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today notified Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. that it is rejecting VW’s submitted recall plan for 2-liter diesel passenger vehicles sold in California between 2009 and 2015. It also notified VW of violations of California air quality regulations associated with the company’s use of a “defeat device” [...]

Porsche at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA)

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:45+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Frankfurt Auto Show, Porsche|Tags: , , , , |

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Porsche. What can we expect Porsche to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]

Porsche, Audi, 3.0 engine has defeat device says CARB

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:49+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Porsche, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , |

"VW must immediately initiate discussions with ARB to discuss the testing results that appear to confirm the presence of a defeat device in the GVGAJ03.0NU4, EADXT03.02UG and FPRXT03.0CDD Test Groups and the implications on other 3.0 liter diesel product lines. VW must ensure that the appropriate Audi and Porsche AG management and engineering staff are [...]

Volkswagen stock, sales, falling, VW AG being removed from DJSI

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:51+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Porsche, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , |

Click on the link to listen to the John Batchelor radio show Volkswagen AG is being removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DSJI) effective October 6. Economic, environmental and social performance are considered when being part of the ten percent of the industry leaders tracked by the DJSI. (see press release below) [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen and CARB on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:51+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Porsche, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , |

Click on the link to listen to John Batchelor, the host of The John Batchelor radio show, talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the video interview with California Air Resources Board (CARB's) Dave Clegern. In 1967, California's Governor Reagon established the California Air Resources Board (CARB) because of the [...]

CARB investigating all VW groups after diesel deception

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:51+00:00 September 24th, 2015|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Porsche, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , |

  Dave Clegern, California Air Resources Board (CARB) spokesperson, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation today. CARB is investigating all Volkswagen groups after the diesel deception. How did this happen? How were they caught? Who figured out what was happening?    

Bosch’s contributions to the Porsche 918 Spyder on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:53+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Bosch, Porsche, Suppliers|

Bosch's engineer, Konrad Korn, takes out for a spin in Bosch's ABS in the Porsche 918 Spyder on Driving the Nation. Korn talks about the anti-locking braking system, the hybrid functionality of a sportscar that can get 887 horsepower on a mere 3.1 liters of petrol per 100 kilmeters. The plug-in hybrid and the power [...]

World premiere of the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:05+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, #youtube, Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Newsletter, Porsche, Video|

Detlev von Platen, President & CEO, Porsche Cars North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the world premiere of the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS. Which two cars is the 911 Carrera GTS in between and why? What is the horsepower and torque on the Carmen Red 911 Carrera GTS? How [...]

Mary Barra, CEO of “no crappy cars”, recalls more cars. Porsche recalls cars because of fire

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:26+00:00 March 19th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Featured, GM, Newsletter, Podcasts, Porsche, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Video|

Before becoming CEO Mary Barra made the statement that General Motors would no longer make crappy cars. The planet registered a loss of oxygen as Auto industry insiders gasped at the thought that an executive would bad mouth their own product. Apparently, that was only the first coming of Barra and the world should have [...]