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  • California and BMW M2; not a State, a state of mind Mazda Laguna Seca raceway

California and BMW M2; not a State, a state of mind

By |February 28th, 2016|

There’s a reason that California houses the most Billionaires in the United States. Known for trendsetting, for thinking outside of the box, California loves uniqueness. California is not just a State; it’s a state of […]

  • Kicking it up a notch with Bill Auberlen in a BMW M2 around Laguna Seca

Kicking it up a notch with Bill Auberlen in a BMW M2 around Laguna Seca

By |February 19th, 2016|

The reason you can’t understand the gibberish on the first video is because I accelerated the track 2 times the actual speed I was driving, so that you could watch the video of me following […]

  • 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) BMW

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) BMW

By |November 10th, 2015|

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States.

Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) BMW.

What can we […]

  • Warren Brown and the BMW 7-Series

Warren Brown on the BMW 7-Series and Hyundai and Kia on Driving the Nation

By |October 9th, 2015|

My good buddy, Warren Brown, writer extraordinaire for Washington Post is habitually insightful. While others are comparing the new BMW 7-Series to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Brown’s mind wanders to the rest of the industry.

Here […]

  • A dinner, A promise, A dealership – BMW’s President & CEO goes to Mexico

A dinner, A promise, A dealership – BMW’s President & CEO goes to Mexico

By |October 7th, 2015|

At a BMW dinner introducing the BMW 7-Series, I sat next to BMW’s CEO and President of North America. Most the evening was spent talking shop, but Willisch and I have become friends over the […]

  • 2016 BMW 7-Series

2016 BMW 7-Series, John Batchelor radio show with BMW’s Ian Robertson

By |August 28th, 2015|

Host John Batchelor welcomed Ian Robertson, BMW AG board member, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, to his radio show to talk about the 2016 BMW 7-Series.

We drove the BMW 7-Series on the […]

Bobby Rahal, RLL = Rahal & Letterman & Lanigan on Driving the Nation

By |November 22nd, 2014|

Bobby Rahal talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about RLL.

Bobby Rahl is one-third of the RLL. Who are the LLs in the RLL? That would be Letterman & Lanigan. RLL – […]

BMW X5 plug-in hybrid prototype on Driving the Nation

By |May 28th, 2014|

Gerhard Thiele, project leader for BMWs X5 plug-in hybrid talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new X5 plug-in hybrid crossover. BMW has the i8 plug-in hybrid in production and they […]

2015 BMW X3 models on Driving the Nation

By |May 27th, 2014|

Jason Chan, BMW’s Product Manager for the X3 talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the specifications of the new 2015 BMW X3 sDrive18d xDrive20d, BMW X3 sDrive20i, xDrive20i, BMW X3 xDrive28i, […]

BMW i3 carbon fiber aluminum body frame a new era in electromobility

By |April 17th, 2014|

Driving the Nation shows the BMW i3 carbon fiber aluminum body frame at the BMW headquarters in New Jersey.

BMW says The born electric BMW i3 represents a new era of electromobility. Why? because the […]