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  • Jaguar F-Pace; Grace, Space, Pace Ian Callum at NAIAS on Driving the Nation
  • January 11, 2015 5:54 pm
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    The Jaguar F-Pace will be part of the future of Jaguar, but for now we got to hear Jaguar’s chief designer, Ian Callum, talk about the car and the name of the sports crossover, Grace, Space, Pace. Here is Ian Callum on the eve of the 2015 NAIAS. From the Jaguar F-Pace release: Jaguar announces [...]

  • WJR, 2015 CES, autonomous vehicles and the challenges on Driving the Nation
  • January 7, 2015 7:22 pm
  • WJR, 2015 CES, autonomous vehicles and the challenges on Driving the Nation

    Frank Beckmann, WJR’s host of the Frank Beckmann radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about all the new gadgets, car tech and connected cars at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and the challenges of autonomous vehicles. What a fun night Frank (with two nn-s) and I had at Bosch’s [...]

  • The first auto show of 2015; car tech and automobiles at CES on Driving the Nation
  • January 7, 2015 6:24 pm
  • The first auto show of 2015; car tech and automobiles at CES on Driving the Nation

    John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Thaddeus McCotter, former MI representative, WJR, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about all the new gadgets, car tech and connected cars at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and, oh, the Detroit Lions. Automobiles have come along way in technology since [...]

  • A glimpse of the 2016 Chevy Volt at 2015 CES on Driving the Nation
  • January 4, 2015 10:33 pm
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    2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Las Vegas, NV – A week before the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI there are two worlds colliding, an auto show and an electronic show. The collision comes when the first peek of a long awaited new Chevy Volt was seen at what is fast becoming [...]

  • Bridging the Borders and channel aggregating with Continental and Cisco on Driving the Nation
  • January 4, 2015 6:35 pm
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    Zach Bolton, Continental system engineer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Continental AG’s data channel aggregation What is Data channel aggregation? Bolton talks about the collaboration between Continental and Cisco Corporation. The collaboration allows people in the car access to more data links to the overall wifi cell phone plans in [...]

  • Ford unveils Sync 3 on Driving the Nation
  • January 4, 2015 6:11 pm
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    Elizabeth Halash, Ford Motor Sync3 engineer, talks to Driving the Nation about the 3rd generation SYNC from Ford Motor Company. For the first time Ford is not partnering with Microsoft, but with Panasonic on the SYNC3. Ford has also dropped the My Ford Touch nomenclature. In 2007 Ford partnered with Microsoft and showcased their first [...]

  • Bosch and Nissan technology on the 2015 Nissan Murano on Driving the Nation
  • January 4, 2015 5:16 pm
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    Ngagne Ndiaye, Bosch North America electrical engineer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about a new technology that Nissan and Bosch collaborated on and installed on the 2015 Nissan Murano. What is Predictive forward collision warning? Ndiaye shows us a video Bosch made at their Flat Rock, MI proving grounds. Nissan, according [...]

  • 2015 Chrysler 300 line-up on Driving the Nation
  • January 4, 2015 4:04 pm
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    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 sedan’s lineup has been revamped for 2015 with four models: 300 Limited — U.S. MSRP $31,395 (plus $995 destination) 300S — U.S. MSRP $34,895 (plus $995 destination) 300C — [...]

  • Peace on Earth; a POW’s old secrets and a Steinway piano on Driving the Nation
  • December 22, 2014 6:18 pm
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    It’s not a secret that David Green was a World War II veteran and a two-time prisoner of war. We were on our way home after helping Miriam clean out her parent’s house, an abode full of treasures from an extraordinary family. They lived and loved each other for 60 years in the very same [...]