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Tom Doll & Tom Easterday, Subaru

By |May 8th, 2009|

Subaru of America, Inc. Executive Vice President Thomas J. Doll and Tom Easterday, Senior Vice President, Subaru of Indiana (SIA), sat down with me at the 2009 New York auto show.

Tom Easterday caught me up […]

Tom Baloga, BMW of North America on Driving the Nation

By |May 4th, 2009|

Tom Baloga, Vice President, Engineering, BMW of North America talked to me about the alternative energy vehicles BMW is bringing out.

Baloga said that BMW has the lowest CO2 fleet performance of any premium automaker in […]

Shinichi Kurihara, CEO, Mitsubishi North America

By |April 29th, 2009|

I talked to Shinichi Kurihara, CEO, Mit’subishi North America at the 2009 New York auto show. Kurihara talked to me about the Mit’subishi i MiEV Electric Car going global.

“Electric vehicles are one branch of the […]

Gil Portalatin, 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid

By |April 27th, 2009|

Gil Portalatin, Hybrid Applications Manager, Ford Motor Company, sat down with me at the 2009 New York International auto show. We talked about the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid:

Portalatin says that the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid […]

PUMA proto-hype at the 2009 New York auto show

By |April 16th, 2009|

How much marketing spiel from General Motors is this, and how much of it is their design?

It seems that the only part of the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility, or PUMA, project  that General Motors […]

A123 Batteries at the 2009 New York auto show

By |April 16th, 2009|

David Vieau, President and CEO of A123Systems and Lou Rhodes, Vice President-Advanced Vehicle Engineering and President of ENVI sat down with me at the 2009 New York auto show to talk batteries & Chrysler hybrids.

Vieau […]

A123 & Chrysler’s ENVI at the 2009 NY auto show

By |April 15th, 2009|

David Vieau, President and CEO of A123Systems and Lou Rhodes, Vice President-Advanced Vehicle Engineering and President of ENVI sat down with me at the 2009 New York auto show to talk batteries & Chrysler hybrids.

The […]

2009 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works Convertible

By |April 15th, 2009|

2009 New York auto show- Jim McDowell, President MINI USA, takes me on a vehicle walkaround the
2009 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works Convertible.

McDowell says there are less emissions, more performance, an automatic rollover bar and […]

Vic Doolan, Fisker Auto at the 2009 New York auto show

By |April 15th, 2009|

2009 New York auto show – Vic Doolans automotive industry track record spans almost 40 years and
includes senior executive positions with BMW, Volvo and the Premier Automotive Group. Doolan is now a board member for […]

2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid at the New York auto show

By |April 15th, 2009|

Here’s some video of the 2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid from the New York auto show

some facts about the HS250h:

2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine

187 total system horsepower

electronic controlled continuously variable transmission (ECC-VT)

super ultra low emission vehicle (SULEV)

seating capacity: […]