Ola Kalenius, AMG CEO, at the 2010 LA auto show on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:41+00:00 December 29th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Fuel economy, Manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |

Ola Kalenius, CEO for Mercedes-Benz AMG talked to me at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show about the new 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. The 2011 SLS AMG is a beauty to behold and  the flagship of Mercedes' lineup. The Mercedes-Benz limited-production gullwing coupe is the first-ever car designed and developed from the ground [...]

Warren Brown, Ford’s Barb Samardzich engineering

By | 2017-12-24T16:33:43+00:00 December 28th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Ford, Fuel economy, Manufacturers, Politics, Video, youtube.com|

Barb J. Samardzich, Vice President of Powertrain Engineering of Ford Motor Company, talked with Warren Brown from the Washington Post and Lou Ann Hammond about fuel economy and politics. Can Ford meet the 2025 regulations? Since this video Barb Samardzich has been appointed  Ford Motor Company's vice president, Global Product Programs. Her appointment to this role [...]

Laura Soave, Fiat, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:41+00:00 December 28th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Fiat, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|

Laura Soave, head of the Fiat brand for North America, talked about Fiat coming to America - again. The first Fiat 500s -- Cinquecentos to my European friends -- will begin rolling into 130 Chrysler dealerships early next year. That's right, Chrysler. It is the best plan Sergio Marchionne has come up with, a Chrysler [...]

Dave Zuchowski, Hyundai, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:41+00:00 December 26th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Hyundai, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|

Dave Zuchowski, Vice President of Sales at Hyundai Motor America stopped to talk to me at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show. Hyundai has gotten their marketshare the old fashioned way, they've earned it. But how do they continue to get that marketshare, produce premium product and garner profit's? Hyundai has 4.7% marketshare. They came to [...]