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Jaguar I-Pace chief car designer Ian Callum

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: #LAAutoShow #LAAS, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Concept cars, electric vehicles (EV), Jaguar|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Los Angeles, 14 November 2016 - Ian Callum, Director of Design, said: “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of electric vehicle design. It’s a dramatic, future-facing cab-forward design with a beautiful interior – the product of authentic Jaguar DNA, electric technology and contemporary craftsmanship. Better than any 3D I-MAX movie I have [...]

Hyundai shows five concepts at SEMA 2016

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Concept cars, Hyundai, SEMA|Tags: , , |

Hyundai Motor America showed five new concepts at the 2016 SEMA show, including a special skunkworks race concept. HYUNDAI JOINS FORCES WITH BISIMOTO TO DEVELOP “SANTA-FAST” 1,075 HORSEPOWER REAR-DRIVE SANTA FE SUV FOR 2016 SEMA SHOW Hyundai and Bisimoto have again partnered for the SEMA show, this time developing a 1,040 horsepower, rear-drive “Santa-Fast” SUV. [...]

There’s a Clemson carbon tiger in your Toyota

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Concept cars, Technology, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just about the same time Toyota ditches Scion because the millennials aren't buying them, Toyota comes out with a concept code named The Deep Orange 6. It's probably just a coincidence that the next-generation Toyota concept vehicle was developed and engineered by students from Clemson University, home of the Black and Orange Clemson Tigers football [...]

Concept cars you won’t see on the road on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:55+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Concept Car of the Year, Concept cars, Featured, Infiniti, Lexus, Maserati, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Scion, Technology, Toyota, Travel & Leisure, Volkswagen|Tags: |

There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year's concept cars shown throughout the year at different auto shows. Audi Prologue - Headlights that shine as though infused with an [...]

Shiro Nakamura on Nissan’s Sport Sedan Concept on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:21+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Categories: 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Concept cars,, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Featured, Newsletter, Nissan, Video|

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Shiro Nakamura, Senior Vice President of Nissan's creative design team at the 2014 North American International Auto show (NAIAS) What does Nakamura think about when he starts to design a car, what does he draw upon for each design? Nakamura is the chief designer for Infiniti [...]

MINI Clubman concept unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:27+00:00 March 5th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Concept cars, MINI, Travel & Leisure|

MINIUSA Press Release MINI Clubman Concept is a new class in terms of space, function and supreme elegance Woodcliff Lake, NJ “ February 25, 2014… At the 2014 Geneva Auto Show MINI presents the MINI Clubman Concept, showcasing a new brand philosophy for a higher class of automobile. 26 centimeters longer and just under 17 [...]

Lexus RC F GT3 Racing Concept Rumbles the 2014 Geneva Motor Show With its Debut

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:28+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Categories: 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Concept cars, Lexus, Manufacturers|

Lexus Press Release GENEVA - Feb. 28, 2014 “ Racing fans around the world will feel the adrenaline when Lexus debuts the RC F GT3 racing concept at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show. The RC F GT3 concept, based on the recently revealed RC F performance coupe, was developed to meet Group [...]

Concept car winners: Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis, Ford Atlas, BMW i8 spyder on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:45+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Car designers, Concept Car of the Year, Concept cars,, Ford, Hyundai, lou ann hammond, North American Concept Vehicle Awards, Technology, Video,|

(Watch Ford Atlas' designer, Gordon Platto, receive the Concept truck of the year award below) The overall winner of the 2013 concept car is the Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis. From amongst the segment winners in the Car, Truck and Production Preview categories, the Hyundai's HCD-14 Genesis posted the highest overall score to earn the top award [...]

Hyundai’s designer manager, John Krsteski

By | 2016-09-25T19:52:09+00:00 March 17th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Concept cars, Featured, Hyundai, Newsletter, Technology, Video|

John Krteski, Design Manager at Hyundai Design North America, talked to Lou Ann hammond,, about the Hyundai Genesis coupe. Not only are there four doors on this coupe, but they are suicide doors, something that won't be coming out in a production vehicle. Most designers talk design, but Krteski showed us the newest technology [...]

Mazda’s Derrick Jenkins on the 2014 Mazda Mazda6 on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:50+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Concept cars,, lou ann hammond, Mazda, Video,|

Mazda's Chief designer, Derrick Jenkins, talks about the history of the Mazda6 design. Mazda has brought out concept cars for many years, each more beautiful than the previous one. Now Mazda is producing aspects of those concept designs on production vehicles. Jenkins went to school for car design. What is the one thing in the [...]