Beth Lowery, GM, at the 2009 Detroit auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:53+00:00 January 29th, 2009|Categories: 2009 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), GM, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI -Beth Lowery is General Motor's Vice President of Energy, Environment and Safety policy. Lowery sat down with me at the 2009 Detroit auto show tp talk about the future of General Motors. What is new for advanced technology in General Motors? Who are the partners? I asked [...]

Doug Speck, Volvo, at the 2009 Detroit auto show

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North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Doug Speck is the President and CEO of Volvo North America. I asked Speck if Ford was going to sell Volvo? I asked Speck who was going to buy Volvo? Would Volvo be able to keep all their safety intellectual property if they did get sold? [...]

Thomas Broberg, inventor, Volvo’s city safety

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Thomas Broberg is a senior technical engineer for Volvo in Gothenburg Sweden. He is one of the five engineers listed on the patent for Volvo's city safety. City Safety is an active safety that responds to the environment you're driving in, even when you don't respond. Volvo is recognized for the invention of the three-point [...]

William Walton, Honda, at the 2009 Detroit auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:53+00:00 January 28th, 2009|Categories: 2009 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Hybrids, Video, youtube.com|

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Honda car product planning manager William Walton talked to me after the unveiling of the 2010 Honda Insight at the 2009 Detroit auto show. The new, 2nd generation Insight will start showing up on dealers lots in April, 2009. The starting price is $23,500 with a [...]