MSNBC: EVs and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

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 will [...]

MSNBC: Cash for clunkers

MSNBC with Alex Witt Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO,, talks about cash for clunkers (c4c) on MSNBC with Alex Witt. The Cash for clunkers program was so popular that it ran out of gas the first week it started. Was I surprised that the CARS program ran out of money so quickly? No, I [...]

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MSNBC: Will fuel-efficient cars take off?

MSNBC with Contessa Brewer and Melissa Francis 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 [...]

MSNBC with Alex Witt about automobile hybrids

MSNBC's Alex Witt about future hybrids Hybrids, electric cars, partial zero-emission vehicles (PZEV). Lou Ann Hammond skypes with Alex Witt from MSNBC about future vehicles and vehicles you can buy that are as clean on evaporative emissions as hybrids. What about the person that isn't ready to buy a hybrid? Are there gasoline cars that [...]

Lou Ann Hammond on MSNBC’s Ed Schultz

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, talks to MSNBC's Ed Shultz about the impact of automobile dealers closures on local communities. Most people don't think car dealers closing will have an effect on them, especially if they don't buy that type of car. But they are wrong, sales tax reduction. and Hammond talks about the difference [...]

President Bush’s ethanol agreement with Brazil on MSNBC

MSNBC's Alex Witt and Lou Ann Hammond discuss President Bush's Brazilian ethanol agreement during his exploratory trip to South America. Corn ethanol gets 75% of the energy that gasoline gets, while cellulosic ethanol gets 91 percent. There is no such thing as an alternative fuel. We need every fuel source we have. We are a [...]

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