Driving the Nation’s Lou Ann Hammond has been on the John Calvin Batchelor radio show since he started on radio on WABC radio in New York City. Hammond has been on the podcast and radio with Batchelor and his co-host Larry Kudlow, CNBC, Mary Kissel, member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, writing primarily on China, Asia, and nuclear proliferation, Robert Anthony “Bob” Lutz is a Swiss American automotive executive, Mark L. Reuss is the current President of General Motors North America.

Tesla death watch 2.0 BMW vs GM tariffs

Listen as John Batchelor and Wall Street Journal's Mary Kissel talks about Tesla's death watch 2.0 and why BMW pays 2.5 percent import fees when coming to the United States versus General Motors paying 25 percent when selling cars exported to Europe. Tesla - The company known for making products of the future is once [...]

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Batchelor radio show ~ top ten reasons to buy an EV

What are the reasons to buy an electrified vehicle and what are the reasons not to buy electric vehicles? John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond go through the top ten reasons you would buy a plug-in hybrid or battery electric vehicle. There are so many incentives, including utility companies giving better electric rates at night. [...]

New York auto show on John Batchelor radio show

The Automobile Fashion show on Batchelor radio show The New York International Auto Show will host over 1,000,000 people at the 118-year-old automobile show, which runs from March 30 - April 8 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, New York. The New York direct-market area is one that sees a higher proportion [...]

The Auto World past, present, future with John Batchelor

Now is the time to buy a new car! Sales for 2017 are lagging compared to 2016, and car companies are dealing. My friend, Wayne, purchased a brand new 2018 Hyundai Elantra ECO that listed for $21,645 for just $13,808 last week. 2017 is predicted to be the first full-year sales decline since the Great [...]

UAW, Hawaii hydrogen,John Batchelor radio

UAW versus Ford May 26, 1937, in what is known as the Battle of the Overpass, the United Auto Workers (UAW) fought with Ford Motor Company security guards at the River Rouge. Tactics have always been fierce, on both sides, when it comes to the UAW gaining access, and membership. The UAW has been around [...]

Car sales, autonomous vehicles, Batchelor radio show

Listen to the John Batchelor radio show about this story by clicking on the link Why were auto sales down in August, Matt? I asked the guy painting my house, "vacations, everyone is on vacation, and they are getting ready for their kids to go back to school." He's right. He was right [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volvo made in China, Sweden & US

Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) Geely, a major Chinese automaker paid almost $2 billion for Volvo in 2010. The Volvo XC 90 was just awarded the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY). The XC90 already offers semi-autonomous drive with Pilot Assist, another step towards Volvo’s Vision 2020, which states that [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen diesel and hydrogen

John Batchelor talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Volkswagen's agreement, Mary's Valley Rally hydrogen highway with the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Tucson. It's all about clean in California - clean transportation, clean energy, and clean long-range driving. The Honorable Judge Charles Beyer put his faith in Robert Mueller, the [...]

Evolving mobility, Detroit Auto Show, and the John Batchelor radio show

Click to hear the John Batchelor radio show The Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) is a dealer show, hosted by the Detroit Auto Dealer Association (DADA), similar to the Washington Auto Dealer Association Show that I will attend next week.   As electronics and technology have become an integral part of the car, we [...]

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