Buick color and trim designer, Ven Lai on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:08+00:00 July 6th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Buick, Car designers, Video, youtube.com|

Ven Lai, Buick Color and trim designer, sat down with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, to talk about Buick's new colors and trims. I first met Lai at a Verano event. She explained to me that what I saw as a tan was a color called Choccachino, a deep tan that took some time to [...]

Ludwig Willisch on the BMW plant in Leipzig, Germany on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:09+00:00 July 5th, 2012|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BMW, Environment, Video, youtube.com|

Ludwig Willisch,President and CEO BMW North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the BMW manufacturing plant in Leipzig, Germany. Over 1,000,000 BMWs have been produced at the BMW plant in Leipzig, Germany. On March 1, 2012, the production of the new BMW 1 Series (5 door) began at the BMW Leipzig Plant. [...]

2012 Ford Focus Electric Vehicle (EV) on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:09+00:00 July 5th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Ford, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Chad D'Arcy, Focus Electric Marketing Manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric Vehicle (EV). The Focus EV will come out in New York, New Jersey and California first. Californians will be able to save $10,000 and cruise in the HOV lanes in the Ford Focus EV. The [...]