Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Aston Martin, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Ferrari, Italy, Jaguar, Land Rover, Luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract the new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, [...]

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 [...]

Jaguar, Chevy Bolt, Cruze, Honda CR-V

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:25+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Chevy, Honda, Jaguar, Warren Brown,|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, It's raining in Northern California, the first rain of the year. The oils will come up on the road, and there will be more accidents because people don't slow down in the rain and snow. At home this week I drove the 2017 Jaguar XE 35t First Edition AWD Sedan [...]

August auto sales, Jaguar F-Pace, Toyota carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:30+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Jaguar, Toyota, Warren Brown,|

Good Morning Warren and Friends, August is done! August is an interesting month; it's the end of Summer, the time everyone starts buckling down again and getting serious. Many people take vacations during August, which is why auto sales are traditionally off a bit. Do we have chatters in Florida? If so, is everyone okay [...]

Jaguar F-Pace; Grace, Space, Pace Ian Callum at NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:01+00:00 January 11th, 2015|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, #youtube, Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Jaguar, Newsletter, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Technology|

The Jaguar F-Pace will be part of the future of Jaguar, but for now we got to hear Jaguar's chief designer, Ian Callum, talk about the car and the name of the sports crossover, Grace, Space, Pace. Here is Ian Callum on the eve of the 2015 NAIAS. From the Jaguar F-Pace release: Jaguar announces [...]

Jaguar’s design director, Ian Callum, on the Jaguar C-X17 concept on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:30+00:00 January 24th, 2014|Categories: 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Jaguar, lou ann hammond, Video,|

Ian Callum, chief design director for Jaguar, has been the driving force behind the design and resurgence of the Jaguar brand. Callum has spent most his life designing sports cars. This year he is going into his brother's, Moray Callum, Ford's executive director of design, territory by designing SUVs. He is also going into Landrover's [...]

Landrover’s Finbar McFall

By | 2016-09-25T14:42:46+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Categories: 2013 Los Angeles auto show (LAAS), Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Jaguar, Land Rover, Newsletter, Video|

Finbar McFall is Land Rover's Vice President of Marketing in North America. At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show McFall talks about Jaguar and Landrover's increasing marketshare. What accounts for the increase in sales? Are they conquest sales from other brands? Why doe it work so well to have Jaguar and Landrover owned by the [...]

Adrian Hallmark, Global Director, Jaguar on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 14th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy,, Jaguar, lou ann hammond, Video,|Tags: , , , , , |

Adrian Hallmark, Global Director, Jaguar, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about Jaguar. Jaguar is owned by Tata, a company headquartered in India, but the Jaguars sold in the United States are made in the U.K., as they have been for years. Is that the only place they are built? Think China - think [...]

Ian Callum talks about designing Jaguar cars on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Categories: 2011 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Car shows,, Jaguar, lou ann hammond, Manufacturers, Video,|

Ian Callum is Jaguar's chief designer.  Callum is a world renonwned designer and my favorite designer to interview. His answers are not scripted, he thinks about the questions. What part of the car does he start with when designing a car? Is it "a line" or a lack of lines? How do you create motion [...]

Ian Callum, Jaguar C-X75, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:40+00:00 December 29th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Car shows, Concept cars, Featured, Jaguar, Manufacturers, Newsletter, Video,|

The cars Ian Callum, chief designer for Jaguar, are so beautiful, so fluid. What does he dream about ? The C-X75 is an electric car, or a two gas turbine range extender. The car is purported to go 200 miles per hour and gets goobs of horsepower. But it is the design that has everyone [...]