Good morning Warren and friends, Hopefully, everyone made it through the storm OK. I heard from a couple of you that you were able to make it to the auto show. What did you think? What was your favorite vehicle? I ended up leaving on Thursday but got to attend the policy day and listen [...]
2016 NACTOY The North American Car of the Year finalists for 2016 is the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Finalists for the 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Honda Pilot, Nissan Titan XD and the Volvo XC 90. The winners will be announced on January 11th at the North [...]
Ken Lee, Nissan Senior Creative Manager, is the lead creative and technical design manager for the 2015 Nissan Murano. Lee talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the 2015 Nissan Murano as a group project. Lee's family traveled the world when he was a young boy. He credit's the love of the [...]
Ngagne Ndiaye, Bosch North America electrical engineer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about a new technology that Nissan and Bosch collaborated on and installed on the 2015 Nissan Murano. What is a Predictive forward collision warning? Ndiaye shows us a video Bosch made at their Flat Rock, MI proving grounds. Nissan, [...]
While the Paris auto show begins in gloomy weather and a gloomy economic outlook Carlos Ghosn, CEO, Renault, Nissan, and Datsun, took time back in April 2012 to talk to a small group of journalists about the economy in Japan and Europe. Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, was one of those journalists. There are [...]
From Nissan: 2009 Nissan 370Z Pricing BASE VEHICLE 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe 3.7 Liter V6 6speed manual $29,930 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe 3.7 Liter V6 7 speed automatic $31,230 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe Touring 3.7 Liter V6 6speed manual $34,460 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe Touring 3.7 Liter V6 7 speed automatic $35,760 The iconic 2009 [...]
Looking for some laughs? Nissan had this old footage that they brought out and they're letting me share it with you. Wouldn't you love to buy a brand new car that gets 150 horsepower for $3,526? I couldn't even find a used 1969 Datsun 240Z for $3,500! The footage takes us from the drawing board [...]
Carlos Ghosn is the chief executive of Renault-Nissan. Ghosn was the keynote speaker at the 2008 Los Angeles auto show. Ghosn was asked a question about batteries: what would happen to the batteries when the consumer needed a replacement? He answered that and why auto manufacturers need billions of dollars to help with the transition.
Carlos Ghosn is the chief executive of Renault-Nissan. Ghosn was the keynote speaker at the 2008 Los Angeles auto show. Ghosn answered a question about the merger/alliance that didn't happen with General Motors. He brought the answer around to today's issues of liquidity in the marketplace.
Carlos Ghosn, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Renault and Nissan Motor Co., LTD, talked about the two vehicles he sees as viable options for the future: electric vehicles and fuel cell vehicles. Ghosn sees electric vehicles as more viable in the near-term and is working with different countries, including China, to put electric vehicles on [...]