Hyundai future Infotainment system at CES on Driving the Nation

Mitchell Zarders, Senior Engineer, Hyundai Technical Center, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about Hyundai's future infotainment systems at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Zarders goes through what is available now, next-generation concepts and what will be available in the future. He calls them on-board multi-media system, off-board multi-media system and cloud-based multi-media [...]

Ford, General Motors, who’s the Genius?

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show about infotainment systems. Most people don't think about the operating system they use in a car. When people open their laptop, they know they are working on a MAC or Microsoft operating system. When they click on a browser [...]

Ten things to know before you tow

Top ten things to know before you tow We have an eclectic group of friends with many different interests: some of them including towing and hauling animals and cars. Ed owns the Aerocar, the 1958 Moult Taylor designed flying car. Ed has two sons, one lives in Florida, the other in Auburn, CA. Both sons [...]

Just like people, cars are living longer

Grandma Dodie is 93, alive and doing well Grandma Dodie Okay, Grandma Dodie isn't 93, and she's not a person. Grandma Dodie is a 1993 Lexus LS400, and she just got out of the hospital, commonly known as the service center at Lexus of Roseville, last week. I named my car Grandma Dodie [...]

Ingrid Paulus, Audi AG, on Car2Car

Ingrid Paulus, Head of Transport and Environment, AUDI AG talked to me at the 2010 Challenge Bibendum. There are cities in the world that have synced their stop lights to the stated speed. It makes sense. If the speed limit says 25 mph, I should be able to go 25 mph through my city without hitting [...]

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The best of “Inside the Actor’s studio” with Audi

The Carneros Inn, Napa, CA - James Lipton is the host of Inside the Actors Studio. Lipton has interviewed over 250 of the most accomplished actors of our time. His show is always intriguing and educational. He is also incredibly humorous and compassionate. I have watched Lipton on his television show, and he asks every [...]

Top car colors and what they say about you

Car colors at the Chicago auto show At the Chicago Auto show, we walked the floor and saw everything from vehicle camouflaged as a lizard to a white car with kids handprints in different colors all over it. But you won't find that on the dealer's lots. Our colors are a lot more staid and [...]

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