Category: 2010 Chicago Auto Show (CAS)

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager – Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc held a scrum after the unveil of the redesigned Toyota Avalon. Carter talks about mechanical, not electronic problems. What about electro magnetic interference? Will all new assemblies be made to all [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL- Derrick Kuzak, Ford’s group vice president of global product development, talked to me at the 2010 Chicago auto show. I asked Kuzak whether Ford’s products had brake over ride on their vehicles. How many vehicles do you have ecoboost in right now? The Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan had [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager – Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc sat down with me at the Chicago auto show for a 35 minute exclusive interview. Bob Carter, Toyota Motor USA Sales VP, describes the tragic crash of CHP Officer Mark Saylor [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL- Mark Reuss was the keynote speaker at the 2010 Chicago auto show. I asked Reuss whether General Motors had brake over ride on their vehicles. The government has put fuel cells on the backburner, has General Motors put fuel cells on the back burner? What are the chains that [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – John Cafaro is on the design staff of General Motors The Aveo RS show car, finished in electric Boracay Blue, wears global Chevrolet design cues such as the dual element grille, round taillamps and fender flares, but designers turned up the attitude on the show car with low [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – John Cafaro is on the design staff of General Motors. He took us on a walk around the Buick Regal GS. The Buick Regal GS is a concept to production vehicle. Are there new colors for this vehicle? Some of the specs on the Buick Regal GS: 21st-century [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager – Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc held a scrum after the unveil of the redesigned Toyota Avalon. How many cars were involved in the stop sale? Are the dealers fixing the customers cars first, or working on [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the Ray Plug-in Hybrid concept. Here is the Kia Ray interior and exterior put to music. Designers and Engineers worked on the Kia Ray to give it reduced drag, touch-screen controls, drive-by-wire steering, “cool-glazing” solar glass and a lithium-polymer battery – all possible [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Kia Motors America (KMA) unveiled the Ray Plug-in Hybrid concept. Stephen J. Kosowski, Manager, Long Range Strategy & Planning, Kia Motors America Designers and Engineers worked on the Kia Ray to give it reduced drag, touch-screen controls, drive-by-wire steering, “cool-glazing” solar glass and a lithium-polymer battery – all [...]

2010 Chicago Auto Show, Chicago, IL – Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager – Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc sat down with me at the Chicago auto show for a 35 minute exclusive interview. When complaints started about Steve Wozniak’s Toyota Prius I called Steve Wozniak and confirmed that he [...]