Land Rover

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, [...]

Land Rover drawing lines in the sand before NAIAS on Driving the Nation

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

Some people draw lines in the sand, but Land Rover draws vehicles in the sand. In 1947 Maurice Wilks and his brother Spencer drew what they imagined the first ever Land Rover in the sands of the red wharf bay. Here is a video of a Land Rover being drawn in the sand. From Land [...]

The 2014 Women’s World Car of the Year is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class on Driving the Nation

By | 2016-09-25T18:50:09+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, #unitedstates, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Honda, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Newsletter, Tesla Motors, Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY)|

Women journalists from fifteen different countries voted and the results are in! 2014 Women's World Car of the Year is the Mercedes-Benz S-Class The top three cars overall were the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Audi A8 and Tesla Model S, respectively. There were ten different criteria which remained the same in each of the six [...]

Elaine Bannon, Chief Nameplate engineer, Lincoln Motor Company

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:26+00:00 March 22nd, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Ford, Land Rover, Manufacturers, Newsletter, Video, youtube.com|

Elaine Bannon, Chief Nameplate engineer, Lincoln Motor Company talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. What are the duties of a chief nameplate engineer? Bannon compares the Navigator to the Escalade.

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 [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 25, 2013

By | 2016-09-25T14:31:08+00:00 January 27th, 2013|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips, Featured, Land Rover, Manufacturers, Newsletter, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning my frosty the snowman friends. I was talking to Warren yesterday, lamenting how cold it is there because I'm coming out from California for the Washington auto show to see all of you. In his most sympathetic voice he reminded me, "It is winter". :) Have you ever wanted to take a snow [...]

John Edwards, Director, Land Rover on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 11th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), California Air Resources Board (CARB), drivingthenation.com, Emissions, Fuel economy, Land Rover, lou ann hammond, Luxury vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

John Edwards, Director of Land Rover, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Land Rover's new Range Rover. Land Rover sold about 300,000 vehicles globally last year, but countries are putting the pressure on all manufacturers to produce vehicles in the country they are being sold. They are doing this by increasing import tariffs. [...]

Phil Popham on 2012 Jaguar, Land Rover business on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:10+00:00 May 18th, 2012|Categories: 2012 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), drivingthenation.com, Land Rover, lou ann hammond, Video, youtube.com|

Phil Popham is Global Operations Director for the global Jaguar Land Rover business. Popham talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Land Rover and Jaguar markets. How important is the U.S. market to Land Rover/Jaguar? How many regions is Land Rover/Jaguar in? How will Land Rover/Jaguar meet Corporate Average Fuel Emissions requirements?

John Krafcik: Hyundai Elantra is 2012 North AmericanCar of the Year on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 January 15th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, drivingthenation.com, Hyundai, Land Rover, lou ann hammond, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Video, youtube.com|

Hyundai Elantra, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Win 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year DETROIT, - The Hyundai Elantra is the 2012 North American Car of the Year and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is the 2012 North American Truck of the Year. The winners were revealed Monday morning at a [...]

Finbar McFall, Landrover, at the 2011 New York auto show on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:32+00:00 May 2nd, 2011|Categories: 2011 New York auto show, Automobiles and Energy, drivingthenation.com, Land Rover, lou ann hammond, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Finbar McFall is Land Rover's Vice President of Marketing in North America. McFall is joined by Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, and Warren Brown, Washington Post. Why bring the evoque out in Europe as a diesel and not bring a diesel out in the United States? How is Landrover going to achevie CAFE requirements with their [...]