Victor Muller, Jan Ake Jonsson, Saab, at the 2011 Geneva auto show on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:34+00:00 March 14th, 2011|Categories: #youtube, 2011 Geneva auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Car shows, Manufacturers, Saab, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

" As Churchill said, If you're going through Hell, keep going." Victor Muller Victor Muller, Chairman of Saab, and CEO, Jan Ake Jonsson, sat down at the 2011 Geneva auto show with a group of journalists, and stopped to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com. Saab has nothing to lose and everything to gain. General [...]

L´Esprit des Marques, Volkswagen Group Evening the eve of the 2011 Geneva auto show on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:34+00:00 March 12th, 2011|Categories: #youtube, 2011 Geneva auto show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Bentley, Car shows, Lamborghini, Manufacturers, Technology, Video, Volkswagen|

Lights, Camera, artists and cars - L´Esprit des Marques was the aptly French name for Volkswagen's Group Evening the eve of the 2011 Geneva auto show. Journalists from all over the world squeezed into the Halle de Sécheron to see the Volkswagen Groups spectacular display of artists and artfully designed cars. Every brand chairman had [...]

Japan’s earthquake – automobiles and energy

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:34+00:00 March 11th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Nissan, Podcasts, Subaru, Suzuki, Technology, Toyota|

Sendai, Japan is about the same distance from Tokyo, Japan as New York City is from Washington DC. It's a pleasant drive on highway 6 along the coast from Sendai to Tokyo. It was, until last night. There were five military bases I remember in the Tokyo area when I went to high school in [...]

Dr. Rudolf Krebs, Volkswagen AG, at the 2011 Geneva auto show on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:34+00:00 March 9th, 2011|Categories: #youtube, 2011 Geneva auto show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, Volkswagen|

Dr. Rudolf Krebs, Volkswagen AG's Group Chief Officer for Electric Traction talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2011 Geneva auto show. Volkswagen AG is comprised of Volkswagen cars, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, SEAT, Audi, Skoda, Lamborghini, Bentley, Porsche and Bugatti. Krebs started with Volkswagen in 1996, working on the Volkswagen direct injection TSI [...]