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New infotainment for cars from Continental AG on Driving the Nation

By |April 26th, 2012|

Brian Droessler, vice president of strategy and portfolio for Continental’s Infotainment and Connectivity Business Unit and Stephan Wetzel, Senior-Manager System Projects, Continental AG talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com.

What role does the Infotainment & […]

GM’s Mark Reuss on the 2013 Cadillac ATS on Driving the Nation

By |April 25th, 2012|

General Motors North America President Mark Reuss took some time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. Reuss talked about the ATS .

Cadillac introduced the 2013 ATS at the 2012 North American International Auto Show […]

Jana Hartline, Toyota Motor Sales, on plug-ins and fuel cells on Driving the Nation

By |April 25th, 2012|

Jana Hartline is the passionate Environmental Communications Manager at Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. Hartline took time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Toyota’s advanced technology vehicles coming to market.

Toyota Motor Sales, […]

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL with Eric Linder

By |April 23rd, 2012|

Eric Linder is the Assistant Product Manager for the Mercedes-Benz SL. Linder talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the new Mercedes-Benz SL.

How is Mercedes going to meet the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy?

Eighty-nine […]

Benoit Jacob on the BMW i concept design on Driving the Nation

By |April 21st, 2012|

Benoit Jacob is the head designer for the new BMW i family, which includes the new BMW green sub-brand MEgaCity Vehicle (MCV). Jacob talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the carbon fiber BMW […]

Rainer Michel, VW’s VP at the 2012 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |March 31st, 2012|

Rainer Michel, VW VP of product marketing & strategy at the 2012 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

Michel went through the alternative fuels and vehicles that Volkswagen has brought to market and is bringing to market […]

Jim Federico, General Motors, on future cars on Driving the Nation

By |February 16th, 2012|

Jim Federico is the Executive Director, Group Vehicle Line Executive/Vehicle Chief Engineer for Global Compact, Small, Mini and Electric Vehicles. Federico talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, drivingthenation.com at the 2012 Detroit auto show.

Is General Motors looking […]

Secretary Chu: Battery manufacturing in America on Driving the Nation

By |February 14th, 2012|

Detroit, MI – In 2008 I interviewed Don Hillebrand from Argonne Laboratory. Hillebrand confirmed that Argonne is allowed to license chemistry produced by a federally funded American National Laboratory to foreign countries. That country […]

3-cylinder, 1-liter turbocharger from Continental on Driving the Nation

By |February 6th, 2012|

Kregg Wiggins, senior vice president, Powertrain Division, NAFTA at Continental talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI.

“Continentals turbocharger represents a significant development for […]

Toyota’s Don Esmond talks about CAFE and product on Driving the Nation

By |February 5th, 2012|

How is Toyota going to meet the proposed 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, and keep the price affordable to the customer?

This Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) is what Congress wants, but is it what […]