2015 Chrysler 300 line-up on Driving the Nation

By |January 4th, 2015|

Chrysler brand President and CEO, Al Gardner, discusses the entire line-up of the Chrysler 300 with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation.

The Chrysler 300 sedans lineup has been revamped for 2015 with four […]

The most exquisite part of the 2015 Chrysler 200 on Driving the Nation

By |September 13th, 2014|

When I was a teenager I lived in Japan, a small island with a lot of people crammed into one area called Tokyo. Space was at a premium. If there was an empty space between […]

Reid Bigland on Ram, Fiat and Chrysler on Driving the Nation

By |May 20th, 2014|

Reid Bigland currently holds three distinct Senior Management roles with Chrysler Group LLC. He is Chryslers Head of U.S. Sales Operations, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chrysler Canada Inc. and President and CEO […]

Automotive executives talk about Russia and Ukraine on Driving the Nation

By |March 9th, 2014|

The 84th Geneva International Motor Show was full of exotic cars, a 24 hour of Lemans hall and eco-friendly cars. In the background, in dimly lit rooms, in roundtables with executives the questions were starting […]

Shifting gears – Chrysler’s Mircea Gradu is out

By |January 17th, 2014|

Mircea Gradu was appointed Vice President and Head of Transmission Powertrain and Driveline Engineering, Chrysler Group LLC on July 1, 2011. Gradu was responsible for the design, development and release of all Transmission and Driveline […]

Bosch automated systems already in cars on Driving the Nation

By |March 11th, 2013|

Scott Winchip, Regional President Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch LLC, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about automated cars.

What are some of the systems in a […]

Chrysler’s Ralph Gilles on SRT

By |February 26th, 2013|

Ralph Gilles is the President and Chief Executive Officer – SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC and the Senior Vice President – Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC. Giles talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, […]

Ford uses Microsoft, General Motors uses Apple, others use Google, who’s the Genius?

By |December 7th, 2012|

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about infotainment systems.

Most people don’t think about the operating system they use in a car. When people open […]

August 2012 sales show confidence

By |September 6th, 2012|

It looks great that the Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) is sticking around 14.5 million 8 months into 2012. Sales are up 20 percent year-over-year. But you need to look at the footnotes to see […]

Sergio Marchionne: “The landscape in Europe is abysmally poor”

By |August 30th, 2012|

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne (pronounced Mar-key-OWN-ee) is also the CEO of Chrysler Group, which includes Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Mopar and Jeep. Currently ownership of the Chrysler Group is: Fiat S.p.A. 58.5 percent, VEBA 41.5 percent. On […]