Monthly Archives: January 2011

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat on www.washingtonpost.com, January 28 2011

By |2011-06-03T11:12:50-07:00January 28th, 2011|Categories: Manufacturers|

Good morning, everybody. Welcome Lou Ann Hammond, who will join me in today's chat. Lou Ann and I have covered the global automobile industry, and all that means, for 30 years. She hails from California and is the proprietress of Drivingthenation.com, for which I also do a little work. Welcome, Lou Ann. Click on Warren's [...]

Michael Mauer, Porsche’s designer, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:35-07:00January 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Car designers, Hybrids, Porsche, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , |

Michael Mauer, chief designer for Porsche took time to talk to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself at the 2011 North American International Auto show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. Mauer talked about the future of Porsche's sports cars, and why Porsche is building a 918 Spyder Hybrid. What does the Porsche 918 RSR mean to [...]

Ed Welburn, General Motor’s global chief designer, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:36-07:00January 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Car designers, GM, Health & Fitness, Video, youtube.com|

Ed Welburn, global chief designer, General Motors, took time to talk to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself at the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. From a designer's eye, how is the health of the auto industry, the domestic auto industry and Michigan? What are the issues facing General Motors? [...]

Ernst Lieb, CEO & President, Mercedes-Benz USA at 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:36-07:00January 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automotive executives, Emissions, Fuel economy, Mercedes-Benz, Video, youtube.com|

Ernst Lieb, CEO & President of Mercedes-Benz USA,  talked to me at 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. It may look like a design sculpture but look at the grille, says Lieb, you'll see the future of Mercedes-Benz. What is Mercedes-Benz bringing out in electric, hybrids, diesel, diesel-hybrids, fuel-cell in the [...]

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