Category: GM

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 [...]

Steve Mason, Program manager for the Chevy SS talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about Chevrolet’s first V-8-powered, rear-drive performance sedan since 1996. The 2015 Chevy SS is based on a race-proven, global platform that underpins the Camaro, and, in Australia, the high-performance Holden VF Commodore. The lightweight aluminum hood and deck [...]

Jeff Luke, Executive Chief Engineer for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new full size trucks coming out for 2015. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was named North American Truck of the Year so there are high expectations for the 2015 model. Luke talks about the 12th generation of [...]

Brian Smith, Exterior designer for the Cadillac CTS loves the way the exterior color crystal red looks on the 2014 Cadillac CTS. Smith talked about the 2014 Cadillac CTS-V sedan that can make 556 horsepower from a V-8 engine moving it from 0-60 in a blistering red 4.0 seconds. The curves of the CTS are [...]