Chinese car sales on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:48+00:00 April 11th, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Ford, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, Subaru, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show and Gordon Chang, Forbes, about Chinese car sales, Japan in China and which car companies are thriving. In September, 2012, Hammond wrote in www.drivingthenation.com, "Chinese Automotive Monthly acknowledges that, “The Diaoyu island dispute between China and Japan, caused by [...]

Toyota and Subaru talk about car sales in China

By | 2016-09-25T20:29:50+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Manufacturers, Politics, Subaru, Toyota, Video|Tags: , , , |

At the January, 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A. Inc. At the April, 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) Hammond talked to Tomohiko Ikeda, Executive Vice President, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, Senior [...]

Tom Dole – how critical is California to Subaru? on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2012|Categories: 2012 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Subaru, Video, youtube.com|

Los Angeles, CA - Tom Dole, Subaru's Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about Subaru. Subaru unveiled the 2014 Subaru Forester. Subaru did it again in November, 2012. Subaru's sales in November, 2012 , according to Automotive News, were 28,206 [...]

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:08+00:00 July 10th, 2012|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Cadillac, Chevy, Dodge, electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Honda, Hybrids, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Porsche, Subaru, Tesla Motors, Toyota|

It's that time of the year again, time to whittle down the long list of new cars and trucks to decide which one is crowned car and truck/utility of the year award for 2013. The list below is referred to as the long list. For the most part, all new cars and trucks make it [...]