Denise McClugagge 1927-2015, You mattered on Driving the Nation

Denise McClugagge passed away this week. The legendary McClugagge was a co-founder of Autoweek and so much more.

Twitter, Facebook and media posts were lit up today with tributes to McClugagge. There are two words that summed her up the best…you mattered.

YOU MATTERED.

In a world of fifteen seconds of what have you done […]

Concept cars you won’t see on the road on Driving the Nation

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 […]

Audi A7 “Jack” chauffeurs journalists from CA to NV 2015 CES on Driving the Nation

Ricky Hudi (Head of Development, Electrics/Electronics) AUDI AG; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Hackenberg (Member of the Board of Management, Technical Development) AUDI AG; Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America talked to a group of journalists at 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Dr. Hackenberg Dr. Hudi talked about the trip and what was on the […]

The 2014 Women’s World Car of the Year is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class on Driving the Nation

Women journalists from fifteen different countries voted and the results are in!

2014 Women’s World Car of the Year is […]

2015 Audi A3 sedan in the USA on Driving the Nation

Philip Brabec, Audi’s Director of Product, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the 2015 Audi A3 sedan.

Why did Audi decide to produce the first A3 sedan and why for the United States market?

Brabec talks about the two segments of the industry and how important they are in the U.S. industry. […]

Drawing the Audi A3 with Dany Garand on Driving the Nation

French Canadian Dany Garand is the lead designer for the Audi A3. Garand talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the intricate details of drawing the new Audi A3.

Where does Garand get the inspiration for drawing the 2015 Audi A3?

How different was it to draw the A3 versus the A4? […]

What will the future Audi TT and A3 e-tron and Q3 look like?

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 […]

Scott Keogh, President Audi of America, on the Audi A3

San Mateo, CA – Scott Keogh, President Audi of America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the Audi A3. Audi of America had to go to Audi AG to get permission to produce an A3 sedan. With Volkswagen sedans not selling well in America how hard was it for Audi of […]

Geneva Motor Show, Russia and Ukraine, Cars and gas on the John Batchelor radio show

Russia and the Ukraine are starting to seep into the Geneva Motor show discussions and there is concern about what will happen if this situation is not contained soon, if cooler heads do not prevail. European, American and Asian car makers are closely monitoring the “situation” in Ukraine.

According to the Association of European […]

Audi TT at Volkswagen Group night before the 2014 Geneva motor show

Audi Press Release

Emotion, dynamism and high-tech “ The new Audi TT

A completely revised edition of a modern classic is ready to take center stage: The Audi TT and Audi TTS will celebrate their world premieres at the Geneva Motor Show (these vehicle are currently not available for sale. they do not yet have a general […]