Gene Brown, V.P. of Marketing and Public Relations for Suzuki

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:34+00:00 October 15th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Manufacturers, Suzuki, Video, youtube.com|

Times are tough for all car companies. How is Suzuki doing? Gene Brown, Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Suzuki talks about Suzuki on a global level. Suzuki is a global player. They sold 2.3 million cars globally last year. They were one of two Japanese car companies that were profitable last year. [...]

Stefan Utsch, project manager, 2010 Porsche Panamera

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:34+00:00 October 14th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Fuel economy, Porsche, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

Stefan Utsch is the project manager for the Porsche Panamera. Dr. Utsch joined us in Elkhart Lake at Road America, Wisconsin. Why did Porsche decide to bring out a 4-door sedan? Watch the Porsche in motion as you listen to Utsch talk about  the 3 models and the fuel efficiencies of the Porsche Panamera.

Stefan Jacoby, CEO, Volkswagen of America

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:34+00:00 October 11th, 2009|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, Diesel, Emissions, Environment, Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, Volkswagen, youtube.com|

In 1969 Walter Cronkite called Chattanooga, TN the dirtiest city in America. By 2011 Volkswagen will be producing a new four-door midsize car (code name NMS). According to Jacoby the NMS will replace the Passat. More than half of the companies involved in the project are based in Tennessee. The new Volkswagen production facility will [...]

Bob Faieta & the 2010 Porsche Panamera

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:34+00:00 October 10th, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, Porsche, Racing, Video, youtube.com|

Bob Faieta is going to the Monterey, Calif. Laguna Seca racetrack with his biggest point lead of the season, leading by 22 points. “Were in good shape,” Faieta said as we drove around the track at 140 mph. Faieta will win this race, for the third time in 4 years of racing cars. He is [...]