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

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:53+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Categories: #johnbatchelorradioshow, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Featured, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

Cadillac autonomy in 2017 and SAE standards on Driving the Nation

By | 2016-09-25T20:14:21+00:00 September 16th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, drivingthenation.com, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Podcasts, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

Two years ago at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Audi of America showed a group of journalist an Audi that could let you off in front of a hotel, and with programming on a smartphone, park it'self,turn it'self off and wait till you called it again to meet you at the front door. Google [...]

Can the new GM be sued for the recalls? Will sanctions against Russia hurt car companies?

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:26+00:00 March 29th, 2014|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), GM, Health & Fitness, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , |

How long has General Motors known there was an issue with the ignition switch? Was there a cover up May 15, 2009, when, according to the New York Times, "data in the black boxes of Chevrolet Cobalts confirmed a potentially fatal defect existed in hundreds of thousands of cars." Is General Motors shielded by the [...]

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 [...]