Shell and GM create marketplace for no more credit card fraud

Credit card fraud is on the rise at gas stations across the Nation. Shell Oil Company and General Motors have created Marketplace, an in-dash fuel payment and loyalty system that allows a GM owner to pay for their fuel through their infotainment screen. You'll see in the video below that there is also a loyalty [...]

Buick Avista concept car of the Year

I remember seeing the Buick Avista concept car at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI, and couldn't believe what General Motors had created. A stunning coupe that hasn't graced the streets yet, and may never which is why it is called a concept. The 8-speed automatic transmission, 3.0L twin turbo V6, [...]

Liz Wetzel, Buick Cascada interior designer

Liz Wetzel, Buick Cascada interior designer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show pre-show. The last time Buick made a convertible, the Reatta, in the United States George H.W. Bush was President. There are two models; Buick Cascada and Cascada Premium. You can see, from [...]

23 hours of fun in Florida in a Buick Cascada

Buick Cascada Convertible Miami, Florida has a vibe, a smell that comes off the ocean that puts your mind at ease. We're here for a quick 23 hours, but we are making the most of it. I throw my stuff on the crisp white bed at the Edition Hotel, jump in a Buick [...]

Ed Welburn, chief designer talking about General Motors global design

We caught up with Ed Welburn, GM Global designer, and talked to him about Buicks and design. General Motors is racking up the awards for some of the new cars it is producing. Ed talks about his favorite design. What are the traits of a Buick? How much of the LaCrosse is from [...]

VP of Global design, Ed Welburn, on GM’s 3,500 car designers on Driving the Nation

Edward T. Welburn, Jr., General Motor's Vice President, Global Design talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the car designers that are designing the GM cars today. Welburn always says, "talk to the young designers" and we have talked to them, but now we are talking to Welburn about those young designers. [...]

2014 Buick Intellilink; flinging and the bad breath guy on Driving the Nation

Sasha Kregel is a connected customer specialist for General Motors. Kregel shows www.drivingthenation.com how to pair a phone with the Intellilink system by using your smart phone and the touchscreen. What is the bad breath guy? I've seen this symbol thousands of times and it never crossed my mind to call it that. What is [...]

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Jim Danahy on the 2013 Buick Encore

Jim Danahy, Chief Engineer for Buick Encore, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the 2013 Buick Encore. Why an Encore? What is the platform Buick uses for the Encore and what other General Motors products are on the same platform? How many engines are available on the 2013 Buick Encore? What is the [...]

By |2020-06-17T11:57:27-07:00July 31st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Buick, Manufacturers, Technology, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

2013 Shanghai auto show floor scenes

Shanghai, China - Scenes from the 2013 Shanghai auto show includes the women, the characters, the police and the cars. Watch the video to see BMW, BYD, Peugeot, Renault, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Geely, Opel, Mazda, Smart, Brabus, Citroen, Luxgen, JAC, Infiniti, Volvo, Continental, Buick, Kia, Chevy and Jeep on the floor of the Shanghai auto [...]