2014 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra Denali on Driving the Nation

General Motors Full Size Truck Lead Development Engineer Mike Norrito talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the towing capacity, trailering capacity with the 5.3 ecotec V-8 engine GMC Sierra Denali. What about 6.2 V-8 Ecotec3 engine of the Sierra Denali max trailer package? What are some of the changes for the [...]

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

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. [...]

The three engines of the 2014 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado on Driving the Nation

General Motors has brought out three brand new engines on their 2014 GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado, called Ecotec3. We started the video out with the unveil of the GMC Sierra, because it was so cool, but the heart of the story is the heart of the vehicle, the engine. In this case, there are [...]

vehicles over 30 mpg under $30,000

Click on Lou Anns picture to see energy expert Lou Ann Hammond discussfuel-efficient vehicles on NBC's KCRA-TV in Sacramento, CA: Energy Expert Lou Ann Hammond joins Richard in studio to analyze the latest fuel efficient vehicles. Fuel-Efficient vehicles by segment Fuel-efficiency isn't just for small cars. It applies to all segments of vehicles, from the [...]

Mark Reuss, President GM North America, on the John Batchelor show

Mark Reuss, President GM North America, talked to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, General Motors has rescinded their application for a $14.4 billion low-interest loan for the Department of Energy's (DOE) low-interest loan for Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM). why? Is General Motors going to [...]

GMC Sierra All-Terrain HD concept

2011 GMC concept GMC sales are up 28 percent from last year, and Sierra is the cornerstone of the GMC brand. What do I think of this concept? It looks like a production vehicle to me, and if it is not GMC is crazy. The diesel All-Terrain heavy-duty is an enhanced version of the 2500 [...]

Joel Ewanick, General Motors, at the 2010 LA auto show

General Motors US Marketing Vice President Joel Ewanick drove from Michigan to the Los Angeles auto show in a Chevy Volt. He was rewarded with the Green car of the year award at the end of the press days. The award is just one of many given to the Volt. But when you have an automobile [...]

Bob Lutz, GM, on the depth of GMC and Whitacre

I asked Bob Lutz, General Motors, about the range and depth of GMC. General Motors showed us a concept that looks completely different than anything GMC has brought out. How far can GM take GMC? Ed Whitacre, Chairman General Motors, fired Henderson and changed Lutz's role inside General Motors. What is his role today?

Bob Lutz talking about the 2011 GMC Acadia Denali on Driving the Nation

Bob Lutz talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the 2011 GMC Acadia Denali. The Government's Task force wanted to get rid of GMC. What kept them from doing that? Won't people who buy GMCs buy Chevys? They're basically the same car. Lutz talks about the concept that General Motors showed us. [...]

Susan Docherty, V.P., Buick, Pontiac, GMC

Susan Docherty is the North American Vice President of Buick-Pontiac-GMC. If General Motors, in particular Buick and GMC, survive Susan Docherty will be one of the people to thank. Docherty and her group spent 23 hours a day during the bankruptcy, working. The TARP fund group would ask for information one day and Docherty's group [...]