Former-Ford Exec now CEO of GKN Plc amid turmoil

By | 2017-12-11T13:29:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives|Tags: , , |

Whoa, someone call Shonda Rhimes. There has to be a backstory to this that is worthy of the screenwriter that has mastered the television show, Scandal. Let's look at this in a way only Rhimes could. The press release from GKN was direct, "Kevin Cummings, previously CEO Designate, will leave the Board and GKN with [...]

Shell Eco-marathon the Superbowl of fuel-efficency

By | 2017-12-11T14:17:10+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Diesel, electricity, Ferrari, Hydrogen|

In the United States, the Superbowl is the culmination of a year of team rivalry in football. An entire year of contentiousness culminates in that one game that is watched by millions. Even people who don't watch football, watch the Superbowl. Some of them watch it for the commercials. Millions and millions of dollars are [...]

Waymo – What are you made of; not drivers

By | 2017-11-30T09:00:10+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), Waymo|Tags: , , |

At the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show Waymo's CEO, John Krafcik said that Self-driving cars are getting closer and that they are looking at self-driving trucks as well. At about the same time that Google was renaming their company, Alphabet Google self-driving cars picked the name Waymo for its autonomous driving company. Waymo means What [...]