Hyundai’s bluelink technology at CES on Driving the Nation

Mitchell Zarders, Senior Engineer, Hyundai Technical Center, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, 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. Imagine having a car tell you you're too tired to drive, or [...]

Hyundai future Infotainment system at CES on Driving the Nation

Mitchell Zarders, Senior Engineer, Hyundai Technical Center, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, 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 [...]

Bosch automated systems already in cars

2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Scott Winchip, Regional President Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch LLC, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) about automated cars. What are some of the systems in a production car that are already automated that have to be in a car to make [...]

Lexus’s advanced research car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on Driving the Nation

Mark Templin, Mark Templin group vice president and general manager of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc. and recently appointed general manager, Lexus Product Marketing Planning Division, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), and Paul Williamsen, National Manager, Lexus International Training at Toyota Motor Corporation, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, [...]

Bosch’s voltwerk, storage unit off the grid

In 2012 Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York and left thousands without electricity. South Korea has had to shut down a couple of nuclear plants for safety checks, which could bring rolling blackouts. It only takes a couple of hours without electricity to realize how dependent you are on electricity. Bosch's Voltwerk, a storage [...]

Car concept technologies from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Bosch electricity storage unit In 2012 Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York and left thousands without electricity. South Korea has had to shut down a couple of nuclear plants for safety checks, which could bring rolling blackouts. It only takes a couple of hours without electricity to realize how dependent you are. Im so glad I [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 18, 2013

Good Morning Warren and friends A belated Happy Birthday to Warren. Yesterday was his birthday. The Detroit auto show is over. Fuel efficiency and design were the name of the game. And trophies. Congratulations to Cadillac for winning the North American Car of the Year with the Cadillac ATS. And, congratulations to Ram for winning [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 11, 2013

Hello Warren and friends I just got back from Las Vegas, NV, attending the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). If you ever want to see every gizmoo and gizmod on the face of the earth, it is there. But there are some cool things for the automotive world there, things that could enhance our lives immeasurably. [...]

Audi’s piloted parking on the John Batchelor radio show

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Audi's piloted parking program. Audi spends 8 percent of their gross revenue on research and development. Batchelor saw the video of the Audi parking itself and loved the idea. This not only saves time it saves gasoline. When [...]

The world, and the auto industry, revolve around apps at the 2013 CES

Las Vegas, NV - 2013 Consumer Electronics Show is more than just stereos and computer games. The auto industry and their suppliers are displaying technologies for energy efficiency in the home and the car, and infrastructure connected to the grid. Car companies are embracing app developers, going to their hackathon convention to look for new [...]

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