Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains

Off-roading in 11 vehicles in the Colorado Rocky Mountains Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, at an air-sucking 9,600 feet is the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado. Higher up, somewhere around 11,000 feet is the Golden Horseshoe, the playground in the mountainous terrain that we tested each of the trucks, [...]

By |2019-03-06T11:34:17-08:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Toyota|0 Comments

remote key fob system wins PACE award

PACE award A remote key fob is akin to the remote for your television set; believe it or not, there are people that still get up to change the channel on their television, and there are still people that use a key to open their car door. There are also people that have remote key [...]

By |2020-05-22T16:42:48-07:00April 13th, 2016|Categories: Acura, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Honda, Technology|Tags: |0 Comments

Acura and Honda recalled because of Takata airbags

In June 2014, Takata acknowledged that their airbags needed to be recalled because of random explosions with bits acting like flying shrapnel. Takata could not identify which vehicle manufacturers and cars needed to be recalled at the time. Fast forward to May 2015 and 33,800,000 vehicles have been recalled and the list of manufacturers has [...]

By |2020-04-29T07:44:49-07:00June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Safety|0 Comments

Top Ten cars 2015 New York auto show

2015 New York International Auto Show The United States is seeing a surge in automobile sales that it hasn't seen since 2006. Gasoline prices are the lowest they have been in decades. Wall Street is bullish and bonuses are buying the ultra-luxury sedans, sports cars, and SUVs. Known for fashion and money, New York's auto [...]

2014 Acura RLX SH-AWD debut on Driving the Nation

Art St. Cyr. Vice President-Product Planning and Logisistics, American Honda talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about Earth dreams and the Acura RLX SH-AWD. Honda has 3 different technologies, i-DCD, i_mmd and the SH-AWD. The Acura RLX SH-AWD was unveiled at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show. St. Cyr talks about the [...]

2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year Award Winners

2012 Concept Vehicle of the Year Award Winners Charlotte, NC, July 12 - The winners of the eleventh annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards were announced today. The awards recognize those vehicles most likely to shape the future of the automobile industry. The Production Preview Vehicle category: The Production Preview Vehicle category [...]

AHA – An aggregator for content on the John Batchelor radio show

Roderick MacKenzie is the vice president of Automotive Business Development for Aha Radio at Harman International. MacKenzie talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, about AHA. AHA is going into Subaru, Honda and Acura. What is AHA? MacKenzie says to think of it as the fourth [...]

Republican or a Democrat? your car knows

the purchasing power of each political party Every vote is going to count in the presidential election. Every dollar needs to be spent wisely to garner the vote of each constituent. How do candidates know if their dollars are being spent wisely? A new study by Strategic Vision, a research-based consulting group, shows the psychological [...]

Jeff Conrad, Acura, at the 2009 Chicago auto show

Jeff Conrad is the Vice President of Acura sales. Conrad sat down with me at the 2009 Chicago auto show. I asked all the executives the same questions: 1. Are we looking at a fundamental downsizing of the industry? 2. What is the one thing that will capture the imagination and wallet of tomorrows buyer? [...]