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 […]

MTTS2014 – I killed the clowns and stole their car on Driving the Nation

MINI takes the States 2014 was a great event full of fun times and fun people, including the car that had the decal, I killed the clowns and stole their car.

At the start of MTTS 2014 the cars rush out, horns blazing, hands waving, people smiling.

Watch as the cars go by and the […]

MTTS2014 “It’s a boy and I’m going all the way” on Driving the Nation

They call themselves the Miniacs and they’re more like family than car owners. It’s not just a bunch of people traveling across the United States, it’s more like a circus and everything is game, including getting engaged and getting married.

The Miniacs put these facts together and let me share them with you;

5,142 Route […]

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Tony Hawk and MINI takes the States 2014 on Driving the Nation

What’s cooler than being at the start of MINI takes the States in 2014? Having Tony Hawk jumping over your MINI as it starts your adventure!

Tony Hawk, former professional skateboarder and actor, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about his skateboarding career, his foundation that helps kids bring their dream of […]

David Duncan and MINI takes the States 2014 on Driving the Nation

David Duncan, Vice President MINI of the Americas, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving on the eve of the start of MINI takes the States 2014.

MINI is expecting 900 MINI owners partying every night across the country and there are 450 MINI owners making the trek all the way across the United States […]

David Duncan, Vice President MINI of the Americas, on Driving the Nation

David Duncan, Regional Vice President, Western Region, assumed the role of Vice President MINI of the Americas, effective January 1, 2014. Duncan talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation in Puerto Rico in February, 2014 at the New Mini unveil.

MINI sales were the best ever in 2013. Who are the competitors for […]

Increased MINI space on Driving the Nation

Sasha Cordus, MINI’s product marketing communications, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the difference in cargo space between the old MINI and the new MINI.

Cordus started talking numbers, MINI has increased the cargo room 50 liters, up to 211 liters, (or 8.7 feet with the rear seat up and 38.3 […]

Alex Coyle’s 2014 MINI Cooper Delux now on sale on Driving the Nation

Alex Coyle, a sophomore studying creative advertising and photography at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the New York International Auto Show about winning the MINI original design application. Coyle was inspired by light and designed her “MINI Originals” package to stand out at night […]

Anders Warming, head of design for MINI, on the NEW MINI Clubman concept

Anders Warming, head of design for MINI, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the NEW MINI Clubman concept at the 2014 Geneva auto show.

Warmings talked about the Mini Clubman, the new design, exterior and interior. How much does heritage play into the current designs Warming is creating?

Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer for BMW about the new MINI

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation talks to Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer for BMW about the new MINI. The new MINI has competition from the small cars that are coming out. How does Hooydonk separate the new MINI from it’s competitors and from other MINIs.