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Liz Wetzel, Buick Cascada interior designer

By |January 31st, 2016|

Liz Wetzel, Buick Cascada interior designer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show pre-show.

The last time Buick made a convertible, the Reatta, in the United States […]

  • beautiful banyan tree The Moorings, Islamorada, Florida

23 hours of fun in Florida in a Buick Cascada

By |January 19th, 2016|

Miami, Florida has a vibe, a smell that comes off the ocean that puts your mind at ease. We’re here for a quick 23 hours, but we are making the most of it.

I throw […]

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Ed Welburn, chief designer talking about General Motors global design

By |January 7th, 2016|

We caught up with Ed Welburn, GM Global designer, and talked to him about Buicks and design.

General Motors is racking up the awards for some of the new cars it is producing. Ed talks […]

VP of Global design, Ed Welburn, on GM’s 3,500 car designers on Driving the Nation

By |January 2nd, 2014|

Edward T. Welburn, Jr., General Motor’s Vice President, Global Design talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the car designers that are designing the GM cars today.

Welburn always says, “talk to […]

2014 Buick Intellilink; flinging and the bad breath guy on Driving the Nation

By |November 8th, 2013|

Sasha Kregel is a connected customer specialist for General Motors. Kregel shows www.drivingthenation.com how to pair a phone with the Intellilink system by using your smart phone and the touchscreen.

What is the bad breath […]

Jim Danahy on the 2013 Buick Encore on Driving the Nation

By |July 31st, 2013|

Jim Danahy, Chief Engineer for Buick Encore, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the 2013 Buick Encore.

Why an Encore?

What is the platform Buick uses for the Encore and what other General […]

2013 Shanghai auto show floor scenes

By |May 18th, 2013|

Shanghai, China – Scenes from the 2013 Shanghai auto show includes the women, the characters, the police and the cars. Watch the video to see BMW, BYD, Peugeot, Renault, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Geely, Opel, Mazda, […]

Ed Welburn on the Chevy Onix, spark, sonic and Buick Encore design on Driving the Nation

By |November 28th, 2012|

Sao Paulo, Brazil – Ed Welburn is General Motors’ current Vice President of Global Design. Welburn talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the Chevy Onix platform.

The Onix might be on the […]

2013 Buick Enclave walk around with designer Michael Burton on Driving the Nation

By |October 19th, 2012|

Buick brought their A-team to the Buick Enclave ride and drive, Michael Burton, interior designer, talked about which cars they benchmarked for the new Buick Enclave. Phil Zak, design director, exterior crossovers, and Jill Dennis, […]

Buick color and trim designer, Ven Lai on Driving the Nation

By |July 6th, 2012|

Ven Lai, Buick Color and trim designer, sat down with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, to talk about Buick’s new colors and trims.

I first met Lai at a Verano event. She explained to me […]