Miles Johnson, H.M.A. Connected car manager Blue Link 2rd generation on Driving the Nation

Miles Johnson, Hyundai’s Connected car manager Blue Link 2rd generation, talked to Driving the Nation about the 2nd generation of Hyundai’s Bluelink.

Hyundai has partnered with Google for a search function that shows points of interest (POI) that is done with the push of a button on the rear view mirror.

Johnson goes through more […]

Hyundai’s designer, John Krsteski, on the 2015 Hyundai Genesis on Driving the Nation

John Krsteski, Managing director of Hyundai North America Design, took Driving the Nation on a tour, inside and out, of the 2015 Hyundai Genesis at the National Media Event held in Phoenix, AZ. Krsteski talks about the exterior changes including the grille, the LED lights and fog lights. The fluid sculpture of the car is […]

2015 Hyundai Genesis and the Magna Powertrain on Driving the Nation

Martin Geieregger, Project Management Integration, MAGNA Powertrain AG, talked to Driving the Nation about the integration of Magna’s power train in the 2015 Hyundai Genesis.

Geieregger references the transfer case and gives a simulation to show the reason Hyundai goes with the Magna Powertrain.

Tesla stocks tumble after fire – how will the Shutdown affect auto sales?

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Tesla stocks tumbling after a fire and how will the Shutdown affect auto sales?

Tesla stocks tumble after fire

First, let me say that I hope everyone involved in the accident in Seattle, WA is okay. The operative word […]

Concept car winners: Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis, Ford Atlas, BMW i8 spyder on Driving the Nation

(Watch Ford Atlas’ designer, Gordon Platto, receive the Concept truck of the year award below)

The overall winner of the 2013 concept car is the Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis.

From amongst the segment winners in the Car, Truck and Production Preview categories, the Hyundai’s HCD-14 Genesis posted the highest overall score to earn the top award as […]

John Shon on the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe

John Shon is the product manager for the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Sonata. Shon talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 6-seater and 7-seater.

The 5-seater 2-row Santa Fe has been on the market for sometime. Taking over where the Veracruz left off is the new 3-row 6 […]

John Krafcik on the Hyundai products and marketshare on Driving the Nation

Hyundai Motor America CEO John Krafcik talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Hyundai products and the car market.

Krafcik happily reports that “this is our best start ever. Some companies are reporting that this is their best start of a year since the great recession, but this is our strongest start E-V-E-R. We’re […]

Hyundai’s bluelink technology at CES on Driving the Nation

Mitchell Zarders, Senior Engineer, Hyundai Technical Center, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Hyundai’s future infotainment systems at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Zarders goes through what is available now, next-generation concepts and what will be available in the future.

Imagine having a car tell you you’re too tired to drive, or […]

Hyundai future Infotainment system at CES on Driving the Nation

Mitchell Zarders, Senior Engineer, Hyundai Technical Center, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Hyundai’s future infotainment systems at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Zarders goes through what is available now, next-generation concepts and what will be available in the future. He calls them on-board multi-media system, off-board multi-media system and cloud-based multi-media […]

Hyundai’s designer manager, John Krsteski

John Krteski, Design Manager at Hyundai Design North America, talked to Lou Ann hammond, www.drivingthenation.com, about the Hyundai Genesis coupe.

Not only are there four doors on this coupe, but they are suicide doors, something that won’t be coming out in a production vehicle.

Most designers talk design, but Krteski showed us the newest technology […]

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