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Phillip Zak, Hyundai’s Chief designer at the 2011 NAIAS

By |February 1st, 2011|

Phillip Zak, Hyundai’s Chief designer at the 2011 NAIAS showed Warren Brown, washingtonpost.com, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, around his newest baby, the Hyundai Curb concept.

How does Hyundai decide what type of […]

GM DAT designers at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |January 30th, 2011|

The General Motors Daewoo Auto & Technology (GM DAT) designers talked to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself at the 2011 North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

John Mack is design director for […]

Micheal Austin, BYD, at the 2011 Detroit auto show on Driving the Nation

By |January 29th, 2011|

Everyone wanted a minute with Micheal Austin, the VP of BYD America. Warren Brown, Washington Post, and I got ten minutes to hear what BYD was up to in 2011.

BYD Auto is a Chinese […]

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Michael Mauer, Porsche’s designer, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |January 28th, 2011|

Michael Mauer, chief designer for Porsche took time to talk to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself at the 2011 North American International Auto show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

Mauer talked about the future of Porsche’s sports cars, […]

Ed Welburn, General Motor’s global chief designer, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |January 28th, 2011|

Ed Welburn, global chief designer, General Motors, took time to talk to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

From a designer’s eye, how is […]

Ernst Lieb, CEO & President, Mercedes-Benz USA at 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |January 28th, 2011|

Ernst Lieb, CEO & President of Mercedes-Benz USA,  talked to me at 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

It may look like a design sculpture but look at the grille, says Lieb, […]

Flyin’ over the Audi R8 at the 2011 Detroit auto show

By |January 25th, 2011|

Red, fast, top down, iconic. oh, and the car is nice too.

Flying over  metal  sublime at the 2011 Detroit auto show.

Donald V. Esmond Senior Vice President Toyota (TMS) on Driving the Nation

By |January 25th, 2011|

Donald V. Esmond Senior Vice President Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., and Warren Brown from the Washington Post join me in the Swagger Wagon concept from SEMA. Esmond doesn’t think Toyota will be making it. […]

Charles Freese, GM fuel cells, Chevy Equinox, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |January 20th, 2011|

Charles Freese, executive director of General Motors Fuel Cell Activities, talked to me at the 2011 North American International Auto show in Detroit, MI.

General Motors has 119 Equinoxs’ out on the road, but they are ready […]

2011 Detroit auto show wrap-up with John Batchelor radio show

By |January 19th, 2011|

January, 2011 Detroit, MI – Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about the 2011 North American International Auto show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

What were some […]