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MINI premiere of power electrifies LA Auto Show

World Premiere of the new high-performance MINI John Cooper Works GP North American Show Premiere of the new battery-electric MINI Cooper SE The new MINI John Cooper Works GP: Power and Performance The MINI John Cooper Works GP is the third generation of MINI’s high-performance model. It will reach US showrooms mid-2020 with a Manufacturer’s [...]

Mini Cooper SE – Electric mpg, pricing, video and pictures

As the Mini-e drove over the winner’s circle on the 18th green at the Lodge at Pebble Beach, I watched intently. MINI keeps its British humor but cleans up the tailpipe. I am in the market for an electric vehicle. I have solar panels, so I don’t pay for electricity. In fact, I [...]

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) MINI

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) MINI. What can we expect MINI to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]

Concept cars you won’t see on the road on Driving the Nation

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 [...]

MTTS2014 “It’s a boy and I’m going all the way” on Driving the Nation

They call themselves the Miniacs and they're more like family than car owners. It's not just a bunch of people traveling across the United States, it's more like a circus and everything is game, including getting engaged and getting married. The Miniacs put these facts together and let me share them with you; 5,142 Route [...]

By |2017-03-22T08:00:16-07:00August 14th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, MINI, Travel & Leisure, Video, youtube.com|Comments Off on MTTS2014 “It’s a boy and I’m going all the way” on Driving the Nation

Tony Hawk and MINI takes the States 2014

Skateboarding over a MINI What's cooler than being at the start of MINI takes the States in 2014? Having Tony Hawk jumping over your MINI as it starts your adventure! Tony Hawk, a former professional skateboarder, and actor talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about his skateboarding career, his foundation that helps [...]

By |2020-03-14T20:40:18-07:00July 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, MINI, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

David Duncan and MINI takes the States 2014 on Driving the Nation

David Duncan, Vice President MINI of the Americas, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving on the eve of the start of MINI takes the States 2014. MINI is expecting 900 MINI owners partying every night across the country and there are 450 MINI owners making the trek all the way across the United States [...]

By |2018-07-06T17:48:24-07:00July 28th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Charities, MINI, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

MINI of the Americas VP David Duncan

David Duncan, Regional Vice President, Western Region, assumed the role of Vice President MINI of the Americas, effective January 1, 2014. Duncan talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation in Puerto Rico in February 2014 at the New Mini unveil. MINI sales were the best ever in 2013. Who are the competitors for [...]

By |2020-02-02T15:42:07-08:00July 24th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, MINI, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments

Increased MINI space on Driving the Nation

the old MINI versus the new MINI Sasha Cordus, MINI's product marketing communications, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the difference in cargo space between the old MINI and the new MINI. Cordus started talking numbers, MINI has increased the cargo room 50 liters, up to 211 liters, (or 8.7 feet [...]

By |2020-02-02T16:17:02-08:00July 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, MINI, Video, youtube.com|0 Comments