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  • BMW's Ludwig Willisch

BMW manufacturing exporting USA

By |January 10th, 2017|

BMW’s Ludwig Willisch talked about BMW’s manufacturing plant in Spartanburg S.C. and exporting from the United States of America to other countries.

Willisch talked about the production in South Carolina. Over 400,000 vehicles are produced […]

  • Vice President Joe Biden at #naias2017

Vice President Joe Biden at #NAIAS2017

By |January 10th, 2017|

Vice President Joe Biden is not gone yet as evidenced by his appearance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).

“The folks that are out there selling these vehicles, they’re job creators too,” as […]

  • Pacifica on the Pacific, Volt, Altima carchat

Pacifica on the Pacific, Volt, Altima carchat

By |March 22nd, 2016|

Good Morning Warren and Friends,

Last week I told you I would be driving the Chrysler Pacifica, so today I am on the Pacific Ocean about to head off in the Pacifica. Next week I will […]

  • Lexus, Chrysler and politics washingtonpost.com carchat

Lexus, Chrysler and politics washingtonpost.com carchat

By |March 13th, 2016|

Last week I drove the Lexus RC-F, this week I drove the Lexus NX200t F-Sport. The RC-F is a luxury sports car, around $75,000. The NX200t F-Sport is an SUV out the door at $44,000. […]

  • Senator Fran Pavley (D-CA) at the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS)

Senator Fran Pavley (D-CA) at the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS)

By |November 30th, 2015|

Senator Fran Pavley (D-CA) attended the Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS) and talked about climate change, senate bill SB-32, the Volkswagen diesel defeat device and the latest in alternative fuel vehicles at the LA auto […]

Toyota’s politics of advanced technology

By |January 21st, 2010|

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI – Bill Reinert is the  National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales USA.

I wish everyone would stop and listen to this piece and answer these […]

California sues EPA over clean car waiver

By |January 23rd, 2008|

Anyone watching this story had to know California wasn’t going to walk away from this fight. California has become the trumpeter of clean air with Schwarzenegger traveling the world holding the environmental beacon of light.

For […]

  • president, politics, kerry, bush, nhtsa,

Kerry vs. Bush – what if Kerry became President?

By |August 6th, 2004|

What if Kerry became President?

What effect would it have on the automotive industry if Kerry became President. Every person -whether they were voting for Bush or Kerry – in each corporation I spoke with told […]

  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE)

By |August 6th, 2004|

Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) is a federally mandated program enacted in 1975 that requires automakers to achieve a particular miles-per-gallon average over their entire vehicle fleet. What are the requirements now?

Current CAFE requirements are […]

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Democratic party’s alternative fuel platform

By |July 30th, 2004|

July 30, 2004 – Lou Ann Hammond discusses the Democratic party’s alternative fuel platform with syndicated ABC radio network host John Batchelor.

“Democrats have regularly promoted renewable energy, recycling mass transportation, and reducing pollution that leads […]