Category: GM

2016 Chevrolet Malibu: The old Chevy Malibu was a good competitive vehicle for the mid-size market, but the marketing was all wrong. Chevrolet has redone the interior and filled the car with the latest in high-tech. A new hybrid puts the Malibu at the top of the segment list with 45mpg. It’s a car worthy [...]

New York – Does the ultra-luxury segment have room for another vehicle? Johan de Nysschen is betting they do. Mercedes-Benz S-class, BMW 7-series, and Audi A8 are hoping he’s wrong. De Nysschen is Cadillac’s newest President and well known in the auto industry as the person responsible for turning Audi around. It was why Carlos [...]

2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, NV – A week before the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI there are two worlds colliding, an auto show and an electronic show. The collision comes when the first peek of a long awaited new Chevy Volt was seen at what is fast becoming [...]

Tyler Moffett, creative designer for the Chevrolet trucks, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the exterior design of the Chevy Colorado versus the GMC Canyon. What was the directive Moffett got when designing the Colorado? Which vehicle does Moffett thinks looks more industrial, the Colorado or Canyon?

Anita Burke, Chief engineer for Chevy Colorado, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the engineering of th 2015 Chevy Colorado and, since the GMC Canyon is on the same underpinnings, the 2015 GMC Canyon. Burke goes through the underpinnings of the truck and how it was engineered. From the Chevy press [...]

Kenn Bakowski, Canyon marketing manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the difference between the GMC and the Chevy Colorado. Bakowski goes through the exterior and interior differences between the Canyon and the Colorado. Unfortunately, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup sales have been halted because of a pending safety [...]

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. [...]

Michael Symons, GM Vehicle Performance Manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation while driving downhill with no brakes. How did we do this without gaining speed and losing control? Why did we do it?

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 [...]

Jeff Luke, General Motors, Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the difference in trailering uphill and downhill in the new 2015 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra. “We want to make sure the power goes to the wheels” said Luke as we pulled 10,000 pounds up [...]