Ford gives $500K to Smithsonian to spark art

Art for children the noise, vibration, harshness table It's happening all over the United States, government funds are being cut and private individuals and companies are stepping in to give financial support to the causes they believe in. In Ford Motor Companies case, today, it was children and innovation via the Smithsonian Spark! [...]

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Buy a book, save a dog; The big book of wacky rides with Fireball Tim on Driving the Nation

Do you have a child that is always thinking of crazy ideas? Do you love dogs? Then you will love the big book of wacky rides by Fireball Tim. Buy the book and proceeds will support the rescue's mission to save puppy mill dogs. Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com talked to Fireball Tim at the [...]

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Martin Luther King memorial; Freedom of mobility, freedom to dream on Driving the Nation

Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist, Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen of America, and Harry E. Johnson, Sr., President, and CEO of the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation. The Martin Luther King Memorial will open August 28, 2011. Most of the car companies have donated to the memorial, the latest being Volkswagen of America. Jonathan [...]

James Lipton: Inside the Actor’s Studio with Audi

The Carneros Inn, Napa, CA - James Lipton is the host of Inside the Actor's Studio. Lipton has interviewed over 250 of the most accomplished actors of our time. His show is always intriguing and educational. Inside the Actor's studio can be seen on the Bravo network. In celebration of Audi's centennial James [...]

Bentley Mulsanne at the Concours d’Elegance

Wow, a first for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The powers that be allowed Bentley to unveil the 2010 Bentley Mulsanne. And sharing the stage with the Mulsanne was W.O. Bentleys preserved 1930, the 8-liter. The 1930 8-liter was last big Bentley that was designed, engineered, and built from the ground up by Bentley engineers [...]

Michael Fux’s red Rolls-Royce Phantom

Most people come to the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and bring their car with them. Michael Fux came to the Concours to see his newest addition to his family. Michael Fux is well-known in the car world. Fux has 100 cars in his collection, all of which will be part of a museum someday [...]

Michael Fux’s Ferrari yellow Rolls-Royce Phantom convertible

Everyone saw the Ferrari yellow Rolls-Royce Phantom convertible at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. You couldn't miss it! But who is the owner? Michael Fux is well-known in the car world. Fux has 100 cars in his collection, all of which will be part of a museum someday with the proceeds going to a [...]

2009 Infiniti G37S convertible with Shiro Nakamura

Shiro Nakamura is the Chief Designer for Nissan and Infiniti. We were standing on the 18th green at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance looking at the full-line of Infinitis. I asked Nakamura, of all these cars which was his favorite to design. Immediately, he said the Infiniti G37S Convertible. This is only the second [...]

2009 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

2009 Dawn Patrol 12 - We're at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Dawn Patrol watching all the vehicles coming onto the 18th green. One has to drive their vehicle onto the green to be eligible to win the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Dawn Patrol started at 0600hrs and concluded at 08:00hrs. Watch [...]

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2009

We're at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Dawn Patrol watching all the vehicles coming onto the 18th green. One has to drive their vehicle onto the green to be eligible to win the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Dawn Patrol started at 0600hrs and concluded at 08:00hrs. Watch 10 seconds of each vehicle [...]

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