Nissan moves to Tennessee

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:09+00:00 August 10th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, Nissan, Podcasts|

NASHVILLE, TENN. (Nov. 10, 2005) “ Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA), will relocate it's Los Angeles headquarters functions and employees to an all-new facility in the greater Nashville area. The move is expected to provide strategic, long-term operational benefit's and to support NNAs ongoing efforts to create synergies and improve performance. The project was announced [...]

Toyota Sienna Van hybrid

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:09+00:00 August 6th, 2005|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Technology, Toyota|

Infineon Technologies AG, the semiconductor and system solutions for automotive, industrial and multimarket sectors, held their annual North America Media Day Conference in Sonoma, California on Monday. The panel highlighted the technologies that they want to bring to market. The question for all of them is; if the baseline is a Toyota Prius, is there [...]

The Tweel

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:09+00:00 August 6th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Podcasts, Technology|

It’s amazing how little attention is paid to wheels, considering they are the only part of the car that touches the road. Michelin is making a big deal of them. Edouard Michelin is probably the coolest CEO I have met. He has taken it upon himself to create the Challenge Bibendum - the largest most [...]

The Toyota Prius is Stalling

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:09+00:00 August 6th, 2005|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Technology, Toyota|Tags: , |

Thirteen vehicles stalling; We're happy it gets the headlines, but thirteen vehicles stalling – just make sure to spell our name right; talk about Prius. James E. Press, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – March 17, 2005 Back in March 2004, Motorweek started a long-term drive of the 2004 Toyota Prius. In its [...]