2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year finalist

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:44+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Technology, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , |

The North American Car of the Year finalists for 2016 are the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Finalists for the 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Honda Pilot, Nissan Titan XD and the Volvo XC 90. The winners will be announced January 11th at the North American International Auto [...]

John Batchelor and auto sales in China on Driving the Nation

By | 2018-08-20T08:23:34+00:00 April 4th, 2015|Categories: 2009 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), BYD, Politics, Radio, Tesla Motors, The John Batchelor show, Volvo|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

A hero for life building hope

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:19+00:00 May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Volvo|Tags: , , |

A Hero for life, building Hope; one limb at a time Hope Bevilhymer, a West Jordan, Utah amputee and founder of “Limbs of Hope,” which redistributes prosthetic limbs to developing countries, has been named “Americas Greatest Hometown Hero” at the third annual Volvo for life Awards ceremony. For her efforts, she receives a $50,000 contribution [...]