February 28, 2014 Washington Post Real Wheels

Trucks and cars Good morning Warren and Friends What a wonderful birthday week I have had! I got to stay in my own area, Northern California, and still attend a Chevy Tahoe/Suburban event in Tahoe and then a GMC Yukon Denali. Did you know that the Chevy Suburban is the longest-running name brand model in [...]

2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Denali on Driving the Nation

General Motors Full Size Truck Lead Development Engineer Mike Norrito talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the towing capacity, trailering capacity with the 5.3 ecotec V-8 engine GMC Sierra Denali. What about 6.2 V-8 Ecotec3 engine of the Sierra Denali max trailer package? What are some of the changes for the [...]

Escort: A Car-to-Car Radar service on Driving the Nation

Anyone who has been to Las Vegas, NV knows that you can find an Escort service on almost any corner. The question is, what type of Escort Service. Ron Gividen, ESCORT's Media/Marketing Manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about Escort's radar system that communicates [...]

Joe Dehner, Head of Dodge & Ram Exterior on the Ram 1500

Joe Dehner, Head of Dodge & Ram Exterior Design talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the 2014 Ram 1500 and the subtleties of change. A complete overhaul/change wasn't needed for the 1500 so Ram talked to their customers and changed only the things those customers wanted changed. Dehner talks about those [...]

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February 21, 2014 Washington Post carchat

The U.S. versus Canada Olympic hockey gold Good morning Warren and Friends In case anyone doesn't know, U.S. and Canada are vying for top spot today for the Olympic hockey gold. How do I know this? Because my really really good friend, Warren Brown, called me at 9 am HIS time to tell me how [...]

Go-proing around the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on Driving the Nation

Whether you call it Cobo Center, Cobo Hall or Cobo Arena, Detroit's convention center, situated along Jefferson and Washington avenues in downtown Detroit, comes alive during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Driving the Nation walked most of the 2.4 million total square feet taking video of some of the spectacular events that the [...]

Off-roading in a 2014 Jeep Cherokee on Driving the Nation

Mitch Claw, Jeep Vehicle Line Engineer (VLE), drove with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, in the new Jeep Cherokee around Canyon Ranch in Southern California. Is the 2014 Jeep Cherokee everything Jeep wants it to be? Claw directs Hammond over a rugged loop of the hot, dusty off-road course that has seen such [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:29-07:00February 19th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Jeep, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

Here and Now; Nokia and Continental AG

2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Dr. Elmar Degenhart is the Chief Executive Officer of Continental AG and has been its Chairman of the Executive Board since August 12, 2009. Degenhart talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) about Continental partnership with Nokia's [...]

Best deals on new vehicles www.washingtonpost.com February 14, 2014

Best deals on new vehicles Good morning Warren and Friends Truecar.com has come up with the best deals in February. I am passing them onto you. Below is a snapshot of the best deals (compared to MSRP) on new vehicles in February 2014: Year/Make/Model/Trim/segment/MSRP/Mkt avg/% savings/est. mthly pmt/mmpg 2014 Ram 1500, Big Horn, Crew Cab [...]

Go-proing at the 2014 CES on Driving the Nation

The Las Vegas Convention Center encompasses almost 3.2 million square feet. Driving the Nation walked quite a bit of the convention center at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), quite a bit of it with a Go Pro on. It's fascinating, and exhausting, to be at the CES show. Here are a couple of minutes [...]