MINI Clubman concept unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show

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

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 [...]

2013 concept car is the Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis

2013 Concept Car Winner (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 [...]

Hyundai’s designer manager, John Krsteski

John Krteski, Design Manager at Hyundai Design North America, talked to Lou Ann hammond, www.drivingthenation.com, 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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Lexus’ Mark Templin, on the LF-CC on Driving the Nation

Mark Templin, Group Vice President & General Manager & Global Marketing & Product planner, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, after the unveil of the Lexus LF-CC concept. Lexus was launched in 1989, for the United States market. How many countries are they in now? Who is Lexus' biggest competitor? What is the average [...]

Benoit Jacob, Chief designer, BMWi on Driving the Nation

Los Angeles, CA - Benoit Jacob, Chief designer, BMWi, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about the world debut of the i3 coupe. What does i stand for? Jacob talks about the BMWi, the design, the powertrain, the lightness of the vehicle. Will BMW use recycled or [...]

2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year Award Winners

2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year Award Winners Charlotte, NC, July 12 - The winners of the eleventh annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards were announced today. The awards recognize those vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry. The Production Preview Vehicle category: The Production Preview Vehicle category [...]

Ed Welburn, GM’s VP of global car design

Edward T. Welburn is General Motors' Vice President of Global Design. Welburn talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, drivingthenation.com, about design for General Motors. Welburn has been around the designing world for awhile. He has seen the art and science of designing change. Whether he is creating a smaller, sleeker-looking Cadillac ATS, or a beautiful [...]

Torsten Muller-Otvos talks Rolls-Royce 102EX concept

Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS) Rolls-Royce's CEO, Torsten Muller-Otvos, talked with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2011 Geneva Auto show about whether Rolls-Royce customers would be interested in a Rolls-Royce electric vehicle. “Today, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars begins an exploration into alternative drive-trains, seeking clarity on which technology may be suitable to drive [...]

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