Tyler Moffett, creative designer for the Chevrolet trucks, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the exterior design of the Chevy Colorado versus the GMC Canyon. What was the directive Moffett got when designing the Colorado? Which vehicle does Moffett thinks looks more industrial, the Colorado or Canyon?
Wade Harris, Volkswagen's e-mobility specialist talked to Driving the Nation about the 2015 VW e-golf, the first all-electric Volkswagen Golf and is based on the 7th generation VW Golf. Harris goes through the unique exterior designs to the single moving part and single speed transmission. Which system does Volkswagen use to cool the battery? Volkswagen [...]
Good Morning Warren and friends What a great auto show in Los Angeles this week. For any of you that are into performance, racing, and muscle cars I got to see the unveil of the new Shelby GT350 and to meet Henry Ford III and Aaron Shelby. Are you considering purchasing a Lincoln? Lincoln just [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Jan Dickmann, Project manager for the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta talked to Driving the Nation about the new aerodynamics of the new 2015 VW Jetta. Watch as Dickmann talks about the aero grille system that Volkswagen devised for better aerodynamics on the new Jetta.
UXBRIDGE, Canada, Nov 3 2014 (IPS) - “Greenhouse gas emissions from human activity are higher than ever, and were seeing more and more extreme weather and climate events….We cant prevent a large scale disaster if we dont heed this kind of hard science.” Question: Is that statement about the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [...]
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?
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 [...]
Four Engines, Eight-speeds and up to 707 Horsepower on Driving the Nation Chris Cowland is currently Director of Advanced and SRT Powertrain at Chrysler LLC talked to Driving the Nation about the engine and the 91% engine's content that has been revised to create the type of power needed to be America's most powerful [...]