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Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com March 13, 2015

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:59+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, car buying tips, drivingthenation.com, Featured, Newsletter, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends My good buddy Warren is back today! I, we all, missed you last week WarBro. I have started seeing a fusion of design going on now between sports cars and SUVs and between sports cars and wagons. I wrote about this last week after I drove the 2015 Volkswagen Golf [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 16, 2015

By | 2016-09-25T18:51:42+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, drivingthenation.com, Featured, Newsletter, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends Warren and I were in Detroit most of this week at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The winners of the car and truck of the year (NACTOY) were the Ford F-150 and your hometown favorite, The Volkswagen Golf series. https://www.drivingthenation.com/2015-car-and-truck-of-the-year-on-driving-the-nation/ It was nice to see a convergence of [...]

Lincoln Black label exclusive bespoke themes on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:06+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, Automobiles and Energy, drivingthenation.com, Featured, Lincoln, Newsletter, Video|

Janet Seymour, Black Label, Colors and materials design manager, Lincoln Black Label, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, what could be the first bespoke option for Lincoln vehicles. Only six states offer it so far, and only 32 car dealers in those six states offer it, but soon, the Nation will get [...]

Volvo & Google create a virtual test drive in the XC90 on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:06+00:00 November 25th, 2014|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, #youtube, Automobiles and Energy, drivingthenation.com, Featured, Google, Newsletter, Video, Volvo, youtube.com|

Bodil Eriksson, Executive Vice President, Volvo North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new virtual test drive through a Google cardboard box that looks like an old-fashioned viewfinder, but the view is completely different. Get the Google cardboard box from a car dealer, put it together and watch the [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com November 14, 2014

By | 2016-09-25T18:48:44+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Categories: #carchat, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Car accessories, car buying tips, Driving tips, drivingthenation.com, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends I had dinner last night with my brother, Ed, who lives in South Carolina but was in the San Francisco bay area for work. My husband, Stretch, and a couple of Ed's co-workers, Jason and Mark, all helped Ed celebrate his birthday. Mark is from Oklahoma so the first thing [...]

Engineering the 2015 Chevy Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:08+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, drivingthenation.com, Featured, GMC, Newsletter, Video, youtube.com|

Anita Burke, Chief engineer for Chevy Colorado, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the engineering of th 2015 Chevy Colorado and, since the GMC Canyon is on the same underpinnings, the 2015 GMC Canyon. Burke goes through the underpinnings of the truck and how it was engineered. From the Chevy press [...]

Magna drives itself into the Rocks and Mud on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:08+00:00 November 14th, 2014|Categories: #Magna, Automobiles and Energy, drivingthenation.com, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Ajit Khatra Magna, Manager of Vehicle Verification and testing, Magna power train, talked to Driving the Nation "Rocks and Mud Drive" is an annual event held at the mounds off-road Vehicle Park in Mount Morris Township, Michigan. The vehicles, this time, Jeeps, were equipped with Magna's latest power train technology. Khatra talks about the vehicle's/Magna's [...]

Drawing the Audi A3 with Dany Garand on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:08+00:00 November 8th, 2014|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, drivingthenation.com, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Video|

French Canadian Dany Garand is the lead designer for the Audi A3. Garand talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the intricate details of drawing the new Audi A3. Where does Garand get the inspiration for drawing the 2015 Audi A3? How different was it to draw the A3 versus the A4?

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com November 7, 2014

By | 2016-09-25T18:48:47+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, drivingthenation.com, Featured, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends The weather is changing. What have you started doing to prepare your car for winter? Even if you think it is small, tell us. Does anyone have a piece of tape on the top of their steering wheel to let them know that is where the wheels are straight? I [...]

2015 GMC Canyon versus the 2015 Chevy Colorado on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:09+00:00 November 7th, 2014|Categories: Chevy, drivingthenation.com, Featured, GMC, lou ann hammond, Newsletter, Video, youtube.com|

Kenn Bakowski, Canyon marketing manager, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the difference between the GMC and the Chevy Colorado. Bakowski goes through the exterior and interior differences between the Canyon and the Colorado. Unfortunately, 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup sales have been halted because of a pending safety [...]