2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS)

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

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:32+00:00 January 2nd, 2014|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Buick, Cadillac, Car designers, Chevy, GM, GMC, Opel, Video|

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. [...]

Landrover’s Finbar McFall

By | 2016-09-25T14:42:46+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, Jaguar, Land Rover, Video|

Finbar McFall is Land Rover's Vice President of Marketing in North America. At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show McFall talks about Jaguar and Landrover's increasing marketshare. What accounts for the increase in sales? Are they conquest sales from other brands? Why doe it work so well to have Jaguar and Landrover owned by the [...]

Zoox – a new car design for autonomous vehicles

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:32+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , |

There was no car to drive from Zoox at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show, but Tim Kentley-Klay, founder, CEO and visionary of Zoox told Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, that the human driver is the biggest danger in autonomous vehicles. Kentley-Klay has met with Google about designing self-driving cars. Usually [...]

Chevy Volt saves 16,000,000 gallons of gasoline on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:35+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, electricity, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), GM, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the Chevy Volt, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandates. Robinson says that the Chevy Volt alone has driven over [...]