Orange County, CA, D.A. Plans Civil Lawsuit against Toyota

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:17+00:00 March 13th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Manufacturers, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota|

According to the Orange County, CA District Attorney their lawsuit against Toyota is based on this Timeline of Key Events Defendants ignored, omitted, obfuscated, and misrepresented the evidence that was amassing for many years, from a variety of sources, which established there was a serious safety defect in their vehicles, including an alarming increase in [...]

Orange County, CA, D.A. Plans Civil Lawsuit against Toyota

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:17+00:00 March 13th, 2010|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, carlist.com, Manufacturers, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota|

According to the complaint filed by the District Attorney of Orange County, CA The fines could be: *Pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 17206, that Defendants, and each of them, be ordered to pay a civil penalty in the amount of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) for each violation of Business and Professions [...]

Alan Sheppard, chief interior designer, Rolls-Royce

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:17+00:00 March 11th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, carlist.com, Manufacturers, Rolls Royce, Video, youtube.com|

Newport Beach, CA - Chief Interior Designer Alan Shepherd took me through the Rolls-Royce. Sheppard spent a lot of time talking about the dashboard, and the side door. The dashboard and side door shows no stitching,  a design first for Rolls-Royce and it gives the interior a more elegant look. Think of the difference between [...]

Nick Reilly, President GM Europe, at the 2010 Geneva motor show

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:17+00:00 March 8th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Geneva Auto Show, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, carlist.com, GM, Manufacturers, Opel, Video, youtube.com|

80th International Motor Show, 2010 Geneva, Switzerland - Nick Reilly, President GM Europe, sat down with us at the 2010 Geneva motor show. Reilly talked mainly about Opel. Opel, like the rest of the auto market, has seen a decline from it's heyday of twelve percent. Reilly thinks it can claim ten percent of the [...]