There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year’s concept cars shown throughout the year at different auto shows. Audi Prologue – Headlights that shine as though infused with an illuminating youthful [...]

Ken Lee, Nissan Senior Creative Manager, is the lead creative and technical design manager for the 2015 Nissan Murano. Lee talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2015 Nissan Murano as a group project. Lee’s family traveled the world when he was a young boy. He credits the love of the [...]

Good Morning Warren and friends This week I had the pleasure of driving a 2015 Jaguar XJL Portfolio edition. What a beautiful car. The base cost is $84,700. The car I drove totaled out at $96,663. Beautiful British racing green paint ($1,500) and the premium rear seat package for $7,750 that includes massage and heated [...]

Two days ago 67-year old Democrat Hillary Clinton declared that she was running for President of the United States. Today 43-year old Mark Rubio announced his candidacy while 62-year old Jeb Bush is considered the front-runner for the Republican candidacy for the 2016 run for Presidency. It wouldn’t be a big surprise if a 67-year [...]

The United States is seeing a surge in automobile sales that it hasn’t seen since 2006. Gasoline prices are the lowest they have been in decades. Wall Street is bullish and bonuses are buying the ultra-luxury sedans, sports cars and SUVs. Known for fashion and money, New York’s auto show follows suit; it is like [...]

Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) continues to heat up the stock market and is now offering a new model and new colors. The Tesla S 70D comes in three new colors; Ocean Blue, Obsidian Black, and Warm Silver. All colors are now available on any variant of Model S. A Tesla press release said, “the cost [...]

President and CEO of Lamborghini, Stephen Winkelmann unveils the Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli edition at a party during the New York Auto Show. Back in 1963 automaker Ferruccio Lamborghini turned to Pirelli, one of the finest tire makers for sports cars, for tires for his first car. The 350 GTV debuted as a prototype at the [...]

John Batchelor and auto sales in China on Driving the Nation

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, BYD is a Chinese owned company, owned by the private entrepreneur Wang Chuanfu. Tesla is trying to break into the electric vehicle market in China. China heavily supports the [...]

Good Morning Warren and friends Cadilllac’s new President, Johan De Nysschen unveiled the 4-door Cadillac CT6. De Nysschen is not interested in chasing his competitors but rather to incorporate the 112 years of heritage that gave Cadillac its name and a new beginning based on opulent agility, performance and innovative technology, the pinnacle of premium. [...]