2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Global Debut at LA Auto Show

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id=87] Professional former race car driver Scott Pruett works with Lexus as a consultant at its Lexus Performance Driving School and helped tweak and tune the 2021 LC 500 Convertible. “It’s been fun for me to help with not just the coupe but also the convertible,” says Pruett of the 2021 Lexus LC 500 [...]

Historic CARB absence at LA Auto Show

Carb-less at the Los Angeles Auto Show * first time in more than 50 years CARB has not been at LA Auto Show * CARB spurns LA Auto Show over car companies that support Trump and EPA agenda For the first time in more than 50 years, the California Air Resources Board will not be [...]

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 [...]

BMW World and North America Premieres at Automobility LA auto show

Three all-new BMW vehicles will make their world premieres at Automobility LA, before the Los Angeles Auto Show this year. The BMW M8 Gran Coupe, BMW M2 CS, and BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe will make their world premieres alongside the BMW X3 Plug-in Hybrid Sports Activity Vehicle and BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid Sedan, which [...]

Hyundai shows Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept at LA Auto show

SUV Concept is an Innovative, Eco-focused, Compact SUV Design with Emotional Function as an Urban Vision Crossover Concept SUV Concept will feature Plug-in Hybrid Electric propulsion LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2019 – Hyundai Motor today shared a teaser video and images of its innovative Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept for 2019 AutoMobility LA. The concept is [...]

Startup companies at CES and Automobility LA

At the top ten technologies at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Automobility LA, there were some start-up technologies that stood out, and some that will be at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Cities continue to grow and face more challenges with traffic congestion, pedestrian safety and infrastructure planning and production. These technologies bring that [...]

Waymo – What are you made of; not drivers

At the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show Waymo's CEO, John Krafcik said that Self-driving cars are getting closer and that they are looking at self-driving trucks as well. At about the same time that Google was renaming their company, Alphabet Google self-driving cars picked the name Waymo for its autonomous driving company. Waymo means What [...]

Washington Post Real Wheels car chat December 4, 2015

Good Morning Warren and Friends, What was the car you purchased and how much did you purchase it for? Truecar sent me a list of all manufacturers and the average price of the car. What did you pay for your car? with what everyone else paid for their car. (Yes, I realize it is an [...]

Climate change VW, CARB and Senator Pavley

John Batchelor, host of the Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the climate change in Paris (COP21), France starting November 30, 2015. Last week at the Los Angeles auto show Lou Ann Hammond talked to Senator Fran Pavley D-CA. Does Pavley think SB-32 will pass the [...]

Los Angeles and Frankfurt auto show car chat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Next week is the Los Angeles auto show. If you want me to ask any questions or take pictures of certain cars let me know. I have put up some pictures I took from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show of MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, BMW, Audi and other pictures on www.drivingthenation.com [...]