John Batchelor radio show

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

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 no one should be killed or seriously [...]

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 [...]

Mary Kissel, WSJ, and John Batchelor talk about CES2016

Mary Kissel, member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor Radio Show, talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the Consumer Electronics Show (CES2016). We talk about Mary Barra unveiling the Chevy Bolt at CES, driving the Chevy Bolt. Continental is showing [...]

Climate change VW, CARB and Senator Pavley

John Batchelor, host of the Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the climate change in Paris (COP21), France starting November 30, 2015. Last week at the Los Angeles auto show Lou Ann Hammond talked to Senator Fran Pavley D-CA. Does Pavley think SB-32 will pass the [...]

Volkswagen stock, sales, falling, VW AG being 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 [...]

Geneva Motor Show Russia Ukraine gas cars

John Batchelor talks about the Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS), Russia, Ukraine and car sales. Russia and Ukraine are starting to seep into the Geneva Motor show discussions, and there is concern about what will happen if this situation is not contained soon if cooler heads do not prevail. European, American and [...]

John Batchelor radio show August sales

It looks great that the Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) is sticking around 14.5 million 8 months into 2012. Sales are up 20 percent year-over-year. But you need to look at the footnotes to see if there is confidence in the numbers, or if there is reason for worry. I looked at the sales numbers [...]