Worlds ONLY flying 1956 Moult Taylor Aerocar

Auburn, CA - Eric Sweeney, co-owner of Auburn Airplane works, talked to me about the 1956 Moult Taylor designed Aerocar. There were only 4-5 Aerocars built. This is the only Aerocar that is flying. Sweeney's father, Ed, owns the plane/car and they are restoring it. The Aerocar has been in the family for twenty years. [...]

By |2020-05-17T09:36:15-07:00July 11th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Video,|0 Comments

Michael Sprague, on Kia’s success & alternative energy

Michael Sprague, Vice President of marketing for Kia USA, sat in a Kia Forte on a ferry ride in Seattle and talked to me about the success of Kia during these economic times. Kia, nor Subaru, have electric cars, hybrids, or diesel. Yet they are both doing better than the rest of the auto companies. [...]

Ian Cameron, Chief designer, Rolls-Royce

Los Angeles, CA - Ian Cameron, Chief designer, Rolls-Royce, unveiled the 200EX then showed me the extra bits and some of the concepts on the car. From the purse holder to the wet coat holder these innovations are strikingly Rolls-Royce, though they have not been seen on a Rolls yet. The red double RRs on [...]

Jon Stanley, Rolls-Royce, Goodwood, West Sussex

Jon Stanley, Public relations director at Goodwood talked about the people that worked at Goodwood, creating Rolls-Royce. The Rolls-Royce Ghost will be built on its own dedicated production line at Goodwood but will share paint, wood and leather workshops with the Phantom series of cars. Rolls-Royce has expanded all areas of its manufacturing facility over [...]

By |2019-08-07T08:18:49-07:00July 7th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Rolls Royce, Video,|0 Comments

Tom Purves, CEO, Rolls-Royce

Los Angeles, CA - Tom Purves, CEO, Rolls-Royce, talked to me about Rolls-Royce's efforts to be green in it's car segment. We were at the unveiling of the 4-door 200EX. The 200EX is a preview of the new car that will be called the Rolls-Royce Ghost. Production will begin at the companys Goodwood manufacturing facility [...]

71 Cars under $15,000

There are seventy-one 2009 and 2010 vehicles under $15,000 on sale right now: There are nineteen different makes. They come in 2-door, 4-door, hatchback, sedan and wagon. The cheapest starts at $9,970, the most expensive is $14,990. Only one is a rear-wheel drive.One car has only 70 horsepower, only three cars have over 150 horsepower. [...]