Monthly Archives: July 2014

The new North American Car and Truck of the year jurors on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:17-07:00July 25th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Technology|

You have seen it for 21 years now in commercials, in newspapers and all over the internet, a car or truck wins "North American Car/Truck of the Year" (NACTOY). Who are the people that decide which car and truck win that award? Here is the list of complete jurors that write for United States and [...]

David Duncan, Vice President MINI of the Americas, on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:17-07:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, MINI, Video, youtube.com|

David Duncan, Regional Vice President, Western Region, assumed the role of Vice President MINI of the Americas, effective January 1, 2014. Duncan talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation in Puerto Rico in February, 2014 at the New Mini unveil. MINI sales were the best ever in 2013. Who are the competitors for [...]

trailering uphill and downhill in a 2015 Chevy Silverado on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:17-07:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, GMC, Video, youtube.com|

Jeff Luke, General Motors, Chief engineer, Full and mid-line trucks, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the difference in trailering uphill and downhill in the new 2015 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra. "We want to make sure the power goes to the wheels" said Luke as we pulled 10,000 pounds up [...]

Nissan Frontier diesel cummins turbo on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:00:17-07:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, Nissan, Video, youtube.com|

Front and center at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show was the Frontier Diesel Runner Powered by the 2.8-liter Cummins turbo diesel that could make 200 horsepower and more than 350 lb-ft of torque controlled by a new 8-speed automatic transmission. Nissan says the Frontier diesel is based on a Frontier Desert Runner 4x2 model and [...]

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