Concept cars you won’t see on the road

Concept cars you won't see on the road There are different types of concept cars; cars that you will never see on the road and production concept cars, cars that are close to production. The cars below are this year's concept cars shown throughout the year at different auto shows. Audi Prologue Audi [...]

Dieter Zetsche, 1968 Vienna Convention and autonomous cars

1968 Vienna Convention Almost all of the European member countries (with the exception of Spain and the United Kingdom) signed and ratified the Convention on Road Traffic, also known as the 1968 Vienna Convention. The verbiage in the Convention uses words such as carriageway and has the most basic definition of what constitutes a car. [...]

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

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 [...]

Branden T. Cote on Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Branden T. Cote Head of AMG, U.S.A., talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the beautiful S63 AMG 5.5-Liter 577 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque V-8 Biturbo engine and the rear-biased all-wheel drive (known as 4MATIC) Coupe. Boasting a 0-to-60 mph time of 3.9 seconds means you barely [...]

2013 Shanghai auto show floor scenes

Shanghai, China - Scenes from the 2013 Shanghai auto show includes the women, the characters, the police and the cars. Watch the video to see BMW, BYD, Peugeot, Renault, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Cadillac, Geely, Opel, Mazda, Smart, Brabus, Citroen, Luxgen, JAC, Infiniti, Volvo, Continental, Buick, Kia, Chevy and Jeep on the floor of the Shanghai auto [...]

Tesla talks to Google, Audi puts a Vulcan grip on Mercedes with a fascinating self-parking car

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about tesla talking to Google about autonomous vehicles, and Audi's car commercial that star Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy. Google was the first autonomous vehicle to get a license to drive their autonomous vehicles in Nevada, Audi was the [...]

Autoliv saves animals and accidents

Night Vision Los Angeles, CA - Stuart Klapper, Managing Director for Autoliv Night Vision, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Autoliv's newest technology. Headquartered in Sweden, Autoliv is the largest safety supplier in the world. In 2013 Autoliv will introduce a Night Vision system that detects humans and animals uses infrared technology (far-infrared [...]

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees It's that time of the year again, time to whittle down the long list of new cars and trucks to decide which one is crowned car and truck/utility of the year award for 2013. The list below is referred to as the long list. [...]

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL with Eric Linder

Eric Linder is the Assistant Product Manager for the Mercedes-Benz SL. Linder talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the new Mercedes-Benz SL. How is Mercedes going to meet the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy? Eighty-nine percent of the new SL is constructed from aluminum. What does that mean for fuel economy? Who are [...]

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 [...]

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