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Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com August 22, 2014 August 25, 2014 6:32 pm

Good Morning Warren and friends This week I drove the Cadillac ELR with all the bells and whistles – literally Anyone who knows me knows that I love the technology in the Volt and now in the ELR. I drove a Cadillac all week and didn’t use a single gallon of gasoline! I would plug [...]

Jeff Luke, GM Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks on Driving the Nation August 25, 2014 5:57 pm

Jeff Luke, GM, Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the all new full and mid-line trucks in General Motors portfolio. The Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon have some great new additions and improvements for 2015. My favorite addition is the fold flat seats. [...]

2014 Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid on Driving the Nation August 25, 2014 2:42 pm

Adam O’Shaughnessy, Nissan Motor, Senior Manager Product Planning, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid. The new 2014 Pathfinder hybrid is a supercharged 2.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor paired to a compact Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery which is fitted under the 3rd [...]

Whats new on the 2015 Hyundai Genesis? on Driving the Nation August 22, 2014 1:16 pm

Ricky Lao, Hyundai Motor America, Senior product manager talked to Driving the Nation about the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. What other car shares the chassis with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis? Lao shows us where the sensor is in the front and what it is made out of. What are the segment first for the Genesis? The [...]

Engineering and engines of the 2015 Lincoln MKC on Driving the Nation August 19, 2014 3:48 pm

Scott Makowski, Ford Chief program engineer, 4 cylinder power trains and John Barnes, Lincoln, Engineering supervisor talked to Driving the Nation about the all new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the second of four of Lincoln’s products to hit the market, following the MKZ. Barnes talks about the exterior design, including its signature split-wing grille and Makowski [...]


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  • August 25, 2014 5:57 pm
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    Jeff Luke, GM, Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the all new full and mid-line trucks in General Motors portfolio. The Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon have some great new additions and improvements for 2015. My favorite addition is the fold flat seats. [...]

  • 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid on Driving the Nation
  • August 25, 2014 2:42 pm
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    Adam O’Shaughnessy, Nissan Motor, Senior Manager Product Planning, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid. The new 2014 Pathfinder hybrid is a supercharged 2.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor paired to a compact Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery which is fitted under the 3rd [...]

  • Whats new on the 2015 Hyundai Genesis? on Driving the Nation
  • August 22, 2014 1:16 pm
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    Ricky Lao, Hyundai Motor America, Senior product manager talked to Driving the Nation about the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. What other car shares the chassis with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis? Lao shows us where the sensor is in the front and what it is made out of. What are the segment first for the Genesis? The [...]

  • Engineering and engines of the 2015 Lincoln MKC on Driving the Nation
  • August 19, 2014 3:48 pm
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    Scott Makowski, Ford Chief program engineer, 4 cylinder power trains and John Barnes, Lincoln, Engineering supervisor talked to Driving the Nation about the all new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the second of four of Lincoln’s products to hit the market, following the MKZ. Barnes talks about the exterior design, including its signature split-wing grille and Makowski [...]

  • 4G LTE OnStar pricing and details on Driving the Nation
  • August 16, 2014 2:47 pm
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    Stuart Fowle, OnStar Assistant communications manager talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about OnStar and 4G. How relevant is OnStar? With all the car companies creating their own infotainment and security & safety features and everyone carrying their own smartphone how relevant is OnStar? What is 4G LTE? How much will it [...]

  • First Flying Car with No Pilot License Required on Driving the Nation
  • August 15, 2014 1:03 pm
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    We’ve seen the Terrafugia transition at the New York auto show. Now Terrafugia is bringing out TF-X, a flying car that, according to Terrafugia, should take an average driver no more than five hours to learn how to safely operate. From Terrafugia’s website Safety Operating a TF-X™ vehicle should be statistically safer than driving a [...]

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  • August 14, 2014 4:33 pm
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    They call themselves the Miniacs and they’re more like family than car owners. It’s not just a bunch of people traveling across the United States, it’s more like a circus and everything is game, including getting engaged and getting married. The Miniacs put these facts together and let me share them with you; 5,142 Route [...]