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NISMO President Shoichi Miyatani talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the Nismo NISsan MOtorsports) LMP1 race car that will make its first appearance on a race track in June at Le Mans. 1991 was the last time a Japanese, Mazda, car company won the 24 hours of Le Mans. Nissan came [...]

Mike Mansuetti, President Bosch North America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about acquisitions and new products Bosch brought out in 2015 at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). From Bosch: The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility [...]

Tom Gebhardt, President at Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Gebhardt talked about Ford Sync3 and why Ford went with Panasonic Auto instead of Microsoft, it’s previous partner. Panasonic also partnered with Tesla in creating the super giga-factory [...]

Ricky Hudi (Head of Development, Electrics/Electronics) AUDI AG; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Hackenberg (Member of the Board of Management, Technical Development) AUDI AG; Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America talked to a group of journalists at 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Dr. Hackenberg Dr. Hudi talked about the trip and what was on the car [...]

Almost all of the European member countries (with the exception of Spain and the United Kingdom) signed and ratified the Convention on Road Traffic, also known as the 1968 Vienna Convention. The verbiage in the Convention uses words such as carriageway, and has the most basic definition of what constitutes a car. Article 8 Section [...]

“We don’t have all the answers, because we don’t even know all the questions” Venkatesh Prasad, group and senior technical leader, Vehicle Design and Infotronics, Ford Research and Innovation “At Ford, we view ourselves as both a mobility and an auto company, as we drive innovation in every part of our business,” said Mark Fields, [...]