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 […]

Piech and Winterkorn; age or results on Driving the Nation

Two days ago 67-year old Democrat Hillary Clinton declared that she was running for President of the United States. Today 43-year old Mark Rubio announced his candidacy while 62-year old Jeb Bush is considered the front-runner for the Republican candidacy for the 2016 run for Presidency.

It wouldn’t be a big surprise if a 67-year […]

Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli edition at the New York Auto Show on Driving the Nation

President and CEO of Lamborghini, Stephen Winkelmann unveils the Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli edition at a party during the New York Auto Show.

Back in 1963 automaker Ferruccio Lamborghini turned to Pirelli, one of the finest tire makers for sports cars, for tires for his first car. The 350 GTV debuted as a prototype at the […]

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 party at the New York auto show on Driving the Nation

Luc Donckerwolke, Director of Design, unveiled the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 at a party during the New York auto show days.

Donckerwolke has been the Bentley Motors Director of Design since 2012. His work at Lamborghini includes the Murcielago and Gallardo.

The party was low-key with most journalists sipping some fine wine while ogling […]

2015 Car and Truck of the Year on Driving the Nation

North American International Auto Show, Detroit, MI, Monday, January 12 – The three finalists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year are the Ford Mustang, Hyundai Genesis, and Volkswagen Golf. The three finalists for the 2015 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150, and Lincoln MKC.

AND the […]

Free charging of the VW e-Golf through Chargepoint on Driving the Nation

Tavis Szeto, Senior Director of Chargepoint, the world’s largest Electric Vehicle (EV) charging network, talked to Driving the Nation about the ease of finding a charging network through it’s smartphone and how to use it without cash.

Chargepoint and Bosch are the companies that Volkswagen has partnered with for it’s Volkswagen e-Golf, the first zero […]

2015 Volkswagen’s first e-golf on Driving the Nation

Wade Harris, Volkswagen’s e-mobility specialist talked to Driving the Nation about the 2015 VW e-golf, the first all-electric Volkswagen Golf and is based on the 7th generation VW Golf.

Harris goes through the unique exterior designs to the single moving part and single speed transmission.

Which system does Volkswagen use to cool the battery?

Volkswagen […]

Shuttering the 2015 VW Jetta on Driving the Nation

Jan Dickmann, Project manager for the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta talked to Driving the Nation about the new aerodynamics of the new 2015 VW Jetta. Watch as Dickmann talks about the aero grille system that Volkswagen devised for better aerodynamics on the new Jetta.

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2015 VW Golf line-up through 2017 on Driving the Nation

Marc Trahan, executive vice president of quality for Volkswagen in the U.S, and Kevin Joostema, VW’s General Manager Product Marketing talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the future line-up of the Golf.

Trahan went through the forty years of the Golf and Joostema talked about when the Golf variants would come […]

VW’s Marc Trahan on future products, the B-class SUV and more, on Driving the Nation

Marc Trahan, Marc Trahan, executive vice president of quality for Volkswagen in the U.S, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about future products, the B-class SUV. Why does it take so long for Volkswagen to bring European vehicles to the U.S. market? Will that change?

Why are there two different rear suspensions on […]