Women’s World Car of the Year winners WWCOTY

2019 WINNERS ANNOUNCED The winners in all categories of Women’s World Car of the Year for 2019 have today been announced at the Dubai International Motor Show. The Supreme Award for 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year goes to: MAZDA 3 The Supreme Award for 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year goes [...]

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

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 new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, Cone, [...]

CARB rejects VW recall issues Violation

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)

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Porsche 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 [...]

Porsche, Audi, 3.0 engine has defeat device says CARB

"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 [...]

VW AG stock, sales, falling removed from DJSI

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

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

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

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

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Top Ten cars 2015 New York auto show

2015 New York International Auto Show The United States is seeing a surge in automobile sales that it hasn't seen since 2006. Gasoline prices are the lowest they have been in decades. Wall Street is bullish and bonuses are buying the ultra-luxury sedans, sports cars, and SUVs. Known for fashion and money, New York's auto [...]

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