MSNBC: EPA rating EVs & 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

By | 2018-06-28T14:30:09+00:00 August 17th, 2009|Categories: 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Fuel economy, Manufacturers, Nissan, Television, Video,, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

Lou Ann Hammond talks to MSNBC's Alex Witt about how the EPA rates the range extender Chevy Volt and Nissan's zero emission vehicle (ZEV) LEAF. General Motors says that they used EPA's process to calculate miles per gallon nets the Chevy Volt 230 mpg. Nissan says if they use the same process their ZEV LEAF [...]

Fox Business News: cash for clunkers

By | 2017-03-22T15:13:03+00:00 August 10th, 2009|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Television, Video,|Tags: , , |

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, talk to Cody Willard, Rebecca Diamond, and Eric Bolling, the hosts of FOX Business Happy Hour! One doesn't think about all the taxes and fees associated with buying a car, but there are plenty, especially in California. The California legislature can't pass a tax without a 2/3 vote, but they [...]

MSNBC: Will fuel-efficient cars take off?

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:41+00:00 August 10th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Cadillac, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Nissan, Technology, Television, Tesla Motors, Video,|

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,  on MSNBC with Contessa Brewer and Melissa Francis. They talked about whether fuel efficient cars will take off. Are Americans ready to end their love affair with gas guzzlers? Our current government passed the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) that mandates that auto manufacturers meet the new 35 miles per [...]

Lou Ann Hammond talks to Alex Witt on MSNBC about the General Motors bankruptcy

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:43+00:00 June 1st, 2009|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Chrysler, GM, Television, Video,|

Alex Witt, MSNBC's weekend anchor, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about General Motors bankruptcy. When a consumer buys a car they have the choice of financing from multiple places, most people know this. What they may not know is that when they are buying an extended warranty it could be through the manufacturer [...]