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.

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 [...]

VW dieselgate Winterkorn’s job in jeopardy?

Winterkorn - the ego and the Id Listen to John Batchelor and Thaddeus McCotter talk to Lou Ann Hammond about Volkswagen admits emission manipulation, is Winterkorn's job in jeopardy? on the John Batchelor Radio Show[/fusion_text] Volkswagen has admitted to deceiving the consumers and the Environmental regulatory agencies. Affected vehicles are diesel versions of [...]

Gas cars off California roads by 2030

The hurdles CARB faces with mandates Mary Nichols, Chairperson, California Air Resources Board (CARB), has been a pain in the tailpipe to car manufacturers since she re-joined California's Environmental Protection Association (EPA) in 2007. Bloomberg News’ John Lippert reports that Nichols has set the goal for California higher than ever before stating that she wants [...]

Robots of the future are here on the John Batchelor radio show

Robots of the future How close is the future? Autonomous vehicles are getting closer and closer to reality. We are moving away from the recognizable ordinary to a car that lets you superimpose your desires of freedom and adventure. John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, [...]

MEMS; the future of autonomous vehicles

If you owned a 1979 vehicle, you were one of the first people to drive with a MEMS in their car. Today there are discussions on how many MEMS should be in cars. Bosch says there are about fifty. What is a MEMS? Remember the BBC television show Keeping up Appearances? Part of the sitcom's [...]

John Batchelor and auto sales in China on Driving the Nation

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Gordon Chang, Forbes, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talk about BYD and Tesla Motors, Volvo and corruption bribes in China. BYD is a Chinese owned company, owned by the private entrepreneur Wang Chuanfu. Tesla is trying to break into the [...]

2015 first auto show tech automobiles CES

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Thaddeus McCotter, former MI representative, WJR, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about all the new gadgets, car tech and connected cars at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and, oh, the Detroit Lions. Automobiles have come along way in [...]

Tesla ZEV revenue increases as hybrid sales stall, it’s not easy being green, on Driving the Nation

In Tesla's financial press release it shows the surprise, "Automotive revenue for Q3 included $31 million of powertrain sales primarily to Daimler for the Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive. It also included $93 million of regulatory credit's, including $76 million of Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) credit's. ZEV credit revenue was much higher than [...]

What is Tesla P85D and autopilot? on Driving the Nation

Listen to the podcast below as John Batchelor, host of John Batchelor radio show, talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2015 Tesla Model S D. Remember the commercial when E.F. Hutton talks everyone listens? Well, just before the LA Auto Show in November Elon Musk has tweeted his newest and [...]