Henrik Fisker, CEO, at the 2010 LA auto show

By | 2016-09-25T14:11:30+00:00 November 30th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Fisker automotive, Fuel economy, High schools, Manufacturers|

Henrik Fisker, CEO, Fisker automotive was busy, but I got to talk to him the second day of the press show. Fisker was busy showing off the first factory-built Fisker Karma, an electric vehicle with extended range, made it's North American debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The karma is what Fisker calls responsible luxury. [...]

Jim O’Sullivan, Mazda, at the 2010 LA auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:42+00:00 November 29th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Ford, Manufacturers, Mazda, Video, youtube.com|

James J. O'Sullivan, President and CEO of Mazda North American Operations took time to talk to me at the 2010 LA auto show. What does it say about your relationship with your largest shareholder when you don't know that they are reducing their stake in you till the day you do it? I asked O'Sullivan [...]

Doug Speck, Volvo, at the 2010 LA auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:42+00:00 November 29th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, electric vehicles (EV), Hybrids, Manufacturers, Video, Volvo, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

2010 Los Angeles Auto show - Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, talked to Douglas C. Speck is President and CEO of Volvo Cars of North America (VCNA). The Swedish carmaker Volvo, is owned by the Chinese group Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely). Geely, one of China's biggest privately owned auto makers has built a business selling cars, and motorcycles. [...]

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Bob Lutz, Lotus, at the 2010 LA auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:42+00:00 November 29th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|

Former GM, BMW, Ford, and Chrysler employee gives Bob Lutz more knowledge about the auto industry than pretty much anyone else. That is why Lotus hired Lutz and former BMW/Rolls-Royce CEO Tom Purves, as part of an advisory board to Lotus. I met up with Bob Lutz at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show. Who [...]