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  • 2015 Honda Fit and the Supercub on Driving the Nation
  • September 5, 2014 2:18 pm
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    Makoto Konishi, Honda Research & Development Tochigi Center, Large Project leader, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new 2015 Honda Fit. The Honda Fit is known as the Super Cub of the automobile world. What is a Super Cub? The Fit is sold in 160 countries and has total global [...]

  • Driving the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C on Driving the Nation
  • August 31, 2014 2:33 pm
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    Alfa Romeo press release: Only 500 serialized 2015 4C Launch Edition coupes will be available through 86 Alfa Romeo dealerships this summer with a MSRP of $68,400; followed by the a standard 4C coupe arriving in the fall with a MSRP of $53,900 “The all-new Alfa Romeo 4C delivers supercar-level performance in its most elemental [...]

  • Moray Callum, on the 2015 Ford Edge design on Driving the Nation
  • August 31, 2014 1:31 pm
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    Moray Callum, Ford Vice President of Design, Global talked to Driving the Nation about the design of the 2015 Ford Edge. The Ford Edge has been on the market since 2006. Design can be a tricky thing, too much change and you lose your loyal base, not enough change and you lose your loyal base. [...]

  • 2015 Hyundai Genesis and the Magna Powertrain on Driving the Nation
  • August 28, 2014 10:53 am
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    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.

  • Jeff Luke, GM Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks on Driving the Nation
  • August 25, 2014 5:57 pm
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    Jeff Luke, GM, Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the all new full and mid-line trucks in General Motors portfolio. The Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe and GMC Yukon have some great new additions and improvements for 2015. My favorite addition is the fold flat seats. [...]

  • 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid on Driving the Nation
  • August 25, 2014 2:42 pm
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    Adam O’Shaughnessy, Nissan Motor, Senior Manager Product Planning, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2014 Nissan Pathfinder and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder hybrid. The new 2014 Pathfinder hybrid is a supercharged 2.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor paired to a compact Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery which is fitted under the 3rd [...]

  • Whats new on the 2015 Hyundai Genesis? on Driving the Nation
  • August 22, 2014 1:16 pm
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    Ricky Lao, Hyundai Motor America, Senior product manager talked to Driving the Nation about the 2015 Hyundai Genesis. What other car shares the chassis with the 2015 Hyundai Genesis? Lao shows us where the sensor is in the front and what it is made out of. What are the segment first for the Genesis? The [...]

  • Engineering and engines of the 2015 Lincoln MKC on Driving the Nation
  • August 19, 2014 3:48 pm
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    Scott Makowski, Ford Chief program engineer, 4 cylinder power trains and John Barnes, Lincoln, Engineering supervisor talked to Driving the Nation about the all new 2015 Lincoln MKC, the second of four of Lincoln’s products to hit the market, following the MKZ. Barnes talks about the exterior design, including its signature split-wing grille and Makowski [...]