Vehicles with back-up cameras and/or sensors as standard

By | 2018-01-29T19:54:54+00:00 September 27th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Politics, Technology|Tags: |

Congress ordered the back-up camera mandated by 2011, but the administration has repeatedly delayed and has now postponed the rule until 2015. This mandate could have been Secretary Ray LaHood’s claim to fame, but he postponed it again and again. According to, “By DOT’s estimates, it’s delay past the statutory deadline has so far [...]

Lexus’s advanced research car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:50+00:00 February 24th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Lexus, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Technology, Travel & Leisure, Video,|

Mark Templin, Mark Templin group vice president and general manager of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. and recently appointed general manager, Lexus Product Marketing Planning Division, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), and Paul Williamsen, National Manager, Lexus International Training at Toyota Motor Corporation, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, [...]

2012 Terrafugia Transition at the NYIAS on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:08+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Video,|

Dr. Carl Dietrich, CEO, Terrafugia Transition talked to Lou Ann Hammond, at the New York auto show. Hammond has interviewed the owners of the Aerocar, a 1958 flying car, driving airplane. What is the difference between the aerocar and the Terrafugia Transition? How long does it take to convert from car to airplane and [...]

AHA – An aggregator for content on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:12+00:00 April 12th, 2012|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Honda, Manufacturers, National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), Podcasts, Radio, Subaru, The John Batchelor show|

Roderick MacKenzie is the vice president of Automotive Business Development for Aha Radio at Harman International. MacKenzie talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, about AHA. AHA is going into Subaru, Honda and Acura. What is AHA? MacKenzie says to think of it as the fourth [...]