2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth at NYIAS

Making Karl Abarth proud, this performance-inspired 2017 Fiat 124 Elaborazione Abarth will debut at this year's New York International Auto Show. The first Abarth was debuted in 2011 at the Los Angeles auto show and created a distinctive sporty Fiat 500. Fiat says the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider Elaborazione Abarth will * feature sport suspension, [...]

2017 Subaru Impreza sedan and 5-door at NYIAS

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) The English Beat Band played backup at the unveiling of the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Sport Sedan. Subaru of America will officially be launching the sedan and its 5-door sibling tomorrow during the New York International Auto Show, but tonight fans got to see the first glimpse of [...]

Fastback and furious Mazda MX-5 RF global debut

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) If you were waffling on whether to attend the New York International Auto Show, waffle no more. Mazda Motor Corporation has unveiled, in a global debut, the Mazda MX-5 RF (retractable fastback). The latest addition to the MX-5 family fully embodies the model's 26-year-old tradition of zoom-zoom. The Mazda [...]

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 [...]

Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli edition

 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) President and CEO of Lamborghini, Stephen Winkelmann unveils the Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli edition at a party during the New York Auto Show. Back in 1963 automaker, Ferruccio Lamborghini turned to Pirelli, one of the finest tire makers for sports cars, for tires for his first car. The 350 GTV [...]

2016 Cadillac CT6 unveil New York auto show

New York - Does the ultra-luxury segment have room for another vehicle? Johan de Nysschen is betting they do. Mercedes-Benz S-class, BMW 7-series, and Audi A8 are hoping he’s wrong. De Nysschen is Cadillac’s newest President and well known in the auto industry as the person responsible for turning Audi around. It was why Carlos [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 18, 2014

Good morning Warren and Friends and New York City! The mood of the New York show was good, but there weren't that many journalists at the show. New York is the home of the fashion industry and the last U.S. show of the year so the show is more like a party with lots of [...]

2014 New York auto show with John Batchelor radio show

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) General Motors showed off their new 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible and Chevy Trax, a compact SUV that will be coming to America standard with a backup camera. Barra was there and answered all the recall answers - ad nauseum. All the behind the scenes chatter is that Akerson still [...]

Bentley leather and wood techniques

What type of wood is used inside of a Bentley? Bentley is known for its luxurious vehicles, the handpicked and handcrafted materials it uses in its cars. The people who build the Bentleys are artisans, a craftsman at the top of the ladder. Mark Dawson and Paul Fischer talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com [...]

R. L. Polk on the auto industry & hybrid sales

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) Tom Libby, Senior forecasting analyst for R. L. Polk talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the auto industry. California usually garners 12% of auto sales. How is California doing? How are hybrid sales? Are people switching back to internal combustion engines from hybrids or electric vehicles? When [...]