Category: Car shows

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talked to Bob Lutz, chairman of the board at Via Motors, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. Lutz talks about VIA Motors extended-range electric vehicles (EREVs) that are modified trucks (mainly General Motors trucks), vans and SUVs. Lutz is the former vice [...]

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Bob Hegbloom, Director of the Ram brand. Ram has finally come out with a diesel 1500 pickup. A 1500 diesel has been asked for for years, what took so long and why does Ram call it an eco-diesel? Hegbloom goes through the stats, including towing 2014 [...]

Filip Brabec is Director, Product Planning, for Audi of America, responsible for product definition and configuration of current models as well as setting the lineup for future product. Brabec talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) held in Detroit, MI about future product and [...]

2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, NV – Frank Suessenbach, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Bosch’s Automatic park assist. If you talk to Frank he will tell you that cars will soon park themselves automatically. Frank takes us through Bosch’s Automatic Park Assist, which has sensors fitted to a [...]

At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Chris Herbert, CEO, Phone Halo, shows Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, how easy it is to find your keys, or for your keys to find you. The device can be hooked to anything like a keychain. When you lose your keychain you can find the device/keychain [...]

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV – Xavier Zhu, Technical Project Manager, Bosch North America shows Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation the newest sensor that allows a car to break when it senses a pedestrian (Timmy) lurching out in front of the car. Bosch’s new sensor can sense what the human [...]

Bicycles and cars are increasingly becoming partners on roads in the cities around the Nation. Cyclenav has come up with an app that gives the bicycle rider an audio turn by turn way to get off the beaten path, away from all the cars and still home safely. Scott Rice, Global Director, Schwinn CycleNav shows [...]

Backup camera concept (scroll down to watch the video) – There’s a reason Continental just announced that they are Launching Production of Short Range Radar Sensors in the USA, one of those reasons could be this backup camera concept that Christian Schumacher head of the North American Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) business unit of [...]

Las Vegas, NV – At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Henry Bzeih, KMA Chief Technology Strategist and Princton Brennan, Kia engineer, talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about Kia’s Uvo system that uses bluetooth. This allows the owner of the car to use his/her apple or android device. Kia also has [...]

Scroll down to see the video from the Volkswagen Group night before the Geneva International Motor Show Volkswagen Press Release: New plug-in hybrid marries sustainability and performance Golf GTE can be driven up to 31 miles in all-electric mode; the total theoretical driving range is 584 miles European Driving Cycle combined fuel economy of 157 [...]