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Michelin’s Pete Selleck on the reduction of raw materials on Driving the Nation

By |July 23rd, 2011|

Berlin, Germany “ Pete Selleck, 55, has been with Michelin for 29 years. He has served as president of Michelins global Truck Tire business since January 2006. Pete Selleck will return to Greenville, S.C., from […]

GKN, Bosch & Peugeot’s diesel hybrid, the Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 on Driving the Nation

By |July 22nd, 2011|

Olivier Emily, Electric/hybrid engineer for GKN’s global program talked with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum. Emily showed Hammond the engine, and the way it works.

According to Peugeot 300 unit’s of […]

Pete Selleck, Michelin X-one tires at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum

By |June 28th, 2011|

Berlin, Germany – Pete Selleck, 55, has been with Michelin for 29 years. He has served as president of Michelin’s global Truck Tire business since January 2006. In this role, Selleck implemented the Michelin […]

Audi’s CO2 to Natural gas at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By |June 19th, 2011|

Berlin, Germany – 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendu. Reinhard Otten, Concept Development for Audi AG talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about Audi’s CO2 to Natural gas at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum.

Audi’s intention is […]

Michelin’s active wheel at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By |June 6th, 2011|

Pierre Varenne is the Managing director of innovation for research and development for Michelin in Switzerland. At the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum Varenne is showing off the active wheel, a new wheel for an electric […]

Mark Williams, on Shell Oil Co’s alternative energies on Driving the Nation

By |May 23rd, 2011|

Berlin, Germany – Mark Williams is the Director of Shell’s Global downstream business. Williams hosted a briefing at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum.

I talked to Williams about their involvement in Iogen, a cellulosic ethanol, carbon capture […]

Mark Williams, Shell Oil Co., on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

By |May 23rd, 2011|

Berlin, Germany – Mark Williams is the Director of Shell’s Global downstream business. Williams hosted a briefing at the 2011 Challenge Bibendum.
I asked Williams which alternative energy Shell was having the hardest time mastering. His […]

A foldable electric bicycle at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By |May 23rd, 2011|

Berlin, Germany – There have always been electric bikes at the Challenge Bibendum. This year there was one bicycle that captured my eye. It was Daz Konzept Michelin Elektro-Fahrrad, the concept Michelin Electric bicycle.

Yann de […]

Volvo electric vehicles at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By |May 22nd, 2011|

Berlin, Germany – Paul Gustavsson,Senior Vice President of Business Development for Volvo Cars Corporation talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com at the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum.

From Volvo’s press release:

First official Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid […]

Christophe Deville, Renault EVs at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum on Driving the Nation

By |May 22nd, 2011|

Christophe Deville is the Manager of Communications for Renault. Deville talked about the difference in charging times between Europe and the United States.

What does Renault have coming out by the end of 2012?

Renault […]