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  • Richard Carter, Rolls Royce, and Bijan bespoke Phantoms on Driving the Nation

Richard Carter, Rolls Royce, and Bijan bespoke Phantoms on Driving the Nation

By |January 6th, 2011|

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.

Victor Muller, CEO Saab & Spyker, on the GM IPO

By |January 6th, 2011|

Victor Muller, CEO Saab & Spyker, talked to me at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show on the GM IPO.

What does Muller think of the GM IPO? Does it have any bearing on Saab?

Victor Muller, The NEW Mr. Saab

By |December 30th, 2010|

It was a long day at the Los Angeles auto show. I had been interviewing executives and designers since 8am. It is now 4pm. I ran from the Mercedes stand to the Saab stand, late […]

Arwed Niestroj, Mercedes-Benz B-Class Fuel-cell

By |December 29th, 2010|

Arwed Niestroj, Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell Manager showed off the new B-Class F-CELL, the first series production fuel-cell powered electric vehicle available in the U.S., at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show.

Mercedes-Benz is the first manufacturer to […]

Ian Callum, Jaguar C-X75, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By |December 29th, 2010|

The cars Ian Callum, chief designer for Jaguar, are so beautiful, so fluid. What does he dream about ?

The C-X75 is an electric car, or a two gas turbine range extender. The car is purported […]

  • Ola Kalenius, AMG CEO, at the 2010 LA auto show on Driving the Nation

Ola Kalenius, AMG CEO, at the 2010 LA auto show on Driving the Nation

By |December 29th, 2010|

Ola Kalenius, CEO for Mercedes-Benz AMG talked to me at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show about the new 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.

The 2011 SLS AMG is a beauty to behold and  the flagship of […]

Laura Soave, Fiat, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By |December 28th, 2010|

Laura Soave, head of the Fiat brand for North America, talked about Fiat coming to America – again. The first Fiat 500s — Cinquecentos to my European friends — will begin rolling into 130 Chrysler […]

Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By |December 26th, 2010|

Dave Zuchowski, Vice President of Sales at Hyundai Motor America stopped to talk to me at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show.

Hyundai has gotten their marketshare the old fashioned way, they’ve earned it. But how do […]

Peter Miles, BMW, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By |December 25th, 2010|

Everyone talks about the General Motors IPO and the price of their stock, but BMW has quietly been doing quite well with their stock.

Peter Miles, Executive Vice President, Sales and Operations, BMW of North America talked […]

Bob Carter, Toyota, at the 2010 LA auto show

By |December 20th, 2010|

It’s been a humbling year for Toyota’s Robert S. Carter Group Vice President and General Manager “ Toyota Division Toyota Motor Sales, USA. But Carter says that Toyota is coming back, and has stats and awards […]