Torsten Müller-Ötvös on the Rolls-Royce Wraith

Mr. Torsten Müller-Ötvös, Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd., talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about the all new Rolls-Royce Wraith. The most powerful Rolls-Royce ever made, Wraith, in Scottish (not Swedish as I say in the video), means menacing Ghost. Rolls-Royce caters to the exclusiveness of the brand. They are not [...]

Exotic vehicles, all dressed up & willing to go on Driving the Nation

The night before the NOrth American International auto show the MGM grand had a party full of exotic vehicles. Everything from Lamborghinis, Maseratis, Rolls-Royce, Corvettes and Lexus were in regal attire. Music and cars. Enjoy

Beautiful cars in Europe you won’t see in the USA

Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS) Have you ever heard of Valmet Automotive? Mia Rio? Drivingthenation.com took some video at the 2012 Geneva auto show of beautiful cars in Europe that you won't see in the United States, added a little Eurofusion, and came up with a conglomeration, an amalgamation of vehicles that are poetry [...]

Torsten Muller-Otvos talks Rolls-Royce 102EX concept

Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS) Rolls-Royce's CEO, Torsten Muller-Otvos, talked with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2011 Geneva Auto show about whether Rolls-Royce customers would be interested in a Rolls-Royce electric vehicle. “Today, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars begins an exploration into alternative drive-trains, seeking clarity on which technology may be suitable to drive [...]

Rolls Royce driveable art bespoke Phantoms

Bijan and Rolls-Royce Richard Carter, global director of communications for Rolls-Royce, talks to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself about Bijan, the designer creating bespoke rolls-Royce Phantoms for Bijan's clients, called driveable art.

Alan Sheppard, chief interior designer, Rolls-Royce

Newport Beach, CA - Chief Interior Designer Alan Shepherd took me through the Rolls-Royce. Sheppard spent a lot of time talking about the dashboard, and the side door. The dashboard and side door shows no stitching,  a design first for Rolls-Royce and it gives the interior a more elegant look. Think of the difference between [...]

Rolls-Royce: The making of the ghost

The hands of Goodwood People who see a Rolls-Royce on the road stop and look. Traffic practically stopped when we were picked up at the airport in a Rolls-Royce. When someone wants to compare their product to the best they say, “it is the Rolls-Royce of…” Rolls-Royce has brought back an iconic name from the [...]

By |2020-05-22T14:03:13-07:00February 23rd, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Rolls Royce, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

Rolls-Royce pin-stripe Mark Court and his Son

Rolls-Royce bespoke in Goodwood Mark Court is the only person that can paint the pinstripe on a Rolls-Royce. Court says the hardest part about painting the pinstripe was getting over the fact that the car is “6 meters long and costs over 250,000 Euros ($360,000).” Mr. Court makes the three-hour process sound easy, but his [...]

By |2020-03-30T11:45:34-07:00February 22nd, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Rolls Royce, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

Rolls-Royce: The Hands of Goodwood

The Hands of Goodwood When I was in my teens my friend Ruthie would work all day in her basement creating art. Her hands were dry, her fingers cracked, her nails jagged.  Ruthie's art was created by hand. A true artisan works with their hands. Ruthie is best-known for her wire crochet sculptures, but if [...]

By |2020-02-02T15:52:08-08:00February 21st, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Rolls Royce, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

Ian Robertson, BMW group, 2009 Los Angeles autoshow on Driving the Nation

Ian Robertson is the Chairman of BMW's Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and a board member for the Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG group. The BMW group includes BMW, Rolls-Royce and MINI. What is new for these three groups? Robertson talks about the Ghost, how it is made and the price. How is Rolls-Royce doing compared to [...]