Connectivity Mobility disruptive technology

Listen to the John Batchelor radio show The descriptive words from the 66th IAA Frankfurt International Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) motor show were connectivity, mobility, and disruptive technology. As discussed on the John Batchelor radio show, connectivity can be seen in the app WAZE and will be further enhanced when we get to car-to-car technology [...]

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

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 [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:53-07:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: #johnbatchelorradioshow, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Fiat Chrysler Auto on Real Wheels car chat Washington Post

Good Morning Warren and friends, Today I am in Warren, Mich., at the Fiat Chrysler Auto (FCA) LLC Chelsea Proving Grounds. FCA is showing off What's new in their stables. A question for you - which do you like better - a turbo direct injection or a diesel pickup? I have a friend at Chrysler [...]

Pollution underrated in development goals

Rising Pollution levels underrated By Stephen Leahy UXBRIDGE, Canada, Mar 26, 2015 (IPS) - Pollution is likely to be the most pressing global health issue in the coming years without effective prevention and clean-up efforts, experts say. Air, water and soil pollution already kills nearly nine million people a year and cripples the health of [...]

By |2019-12-27T15:21:21-08:00June 22nd, 2015|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

China, the United States = 35 percent of global carbon emissions on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy BONN, Oct 27 2014 (IPS) - China and the United States are responsible for 35 percent of global carbon emissions but could do their part to keep climate change to less than two degrees C by adopting best energy efficiency standards, a new analysis shows. Although Chinas energy use has [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:07-07:00November 17th, 2014|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Politics|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

Oil and Coal Must Be Phased Out by 2050 to Stop Catastrophic Warming on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy If we really want to maintain a livable climate, and prevent global temperatures from rising more than 2˚ Celsius, then no nation, anywhere, can burn any oil, gas, or coal at all after 2050, according to a striking new analysis of the latest climate science. “The world must start preparing [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:19-07:00June 12th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Fossil fuels|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

US-EPA ambitious plan to cut U.S. Carbon emissions on Driving the Nation

UXBRIDGE, Canada, Jun 3 2014 (IPS) - New efforts by the U.S. to reduce it's carbon emissions are being welcomed around the world. On Monday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants 25 percent from 2005 levels by 2020. This “is the strongest action [...]

Which Nations are being swallowed by the Sea? on Driving the Nation

By Stephen Leahy Imagine the street you live on is knee-deep in floodwater, and it's ruining everything in sight, including your home. Now imagine that those awful floodwaters never, ever recede. Instead, the water just keeps rising and rising until your entire country drowns. For a number of island nations, that's ultimately the [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:20-07:00May 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Environment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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