Monthly Archives: November 2011

GM announces earnings and new boss, and new products, in GM Europe on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:21-07:00November 9th, 2011|Categories: #youtube, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, GM, Manufacturers, Video|

Detroit, MI - The edict from the top: bring down the breakeven by increasing revenue and cutting cost. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced third quarter net income attributable to common stockholders of $1.7 billion, or $1.03 per fully-diluted share. In the third quarter of 2010, GMs net income attributable to common stockholders was [...]

Ed Welburn on the Cadillac Ciel concept at IAA on Driving the Nation

By |2017-03-22T08:01:21-07:00November 8th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Cadillac, Car shows, Food and Wine, Manufacturers, Technology, Video,|

Frankfurt, Germany - General Motor's Global Chief designer, Ed Welburn, took me on a tour of the Cadillac Ciel concept. About Ciel, from Cadillac: The Ciel “ pronounced “C-L,” the French translation for sky “ is a four-seat convertible that opens a new chapter in Cadillacs design and product ascent, pushing the brands Art & [...]

The Volt, auto industry numbers, on the John Batchelor radio show

By |2016-09-25T14:20:17-07:00November 5th, 2011|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Manufacturers, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

November 5, 2011 - Mary Kissell, Wall Street Journal and Representative Nan Hayworth (R- New York), join Lou Ann Hammond,, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show. We talk about General Motors bailout loan, they don't think it was worth it. I do, and point out that it was a better [...]

Wall Street Journal’s Lunch Break talks about vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V)

By |2016-09-25T19:54:43-07:00November 3rd, 2011|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Ford, GM, Honda, Manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Technology, Toyota, Video, Volkswagen|

I was on's LunchBreak with Wendy Bounds today talking vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I). First the stats: In 2009 there were 5.5 million crashes and 2.2 million injuries. users wasted 4.8 billion hours stuck in traffic in 2010 “ nearly one full work week. 3.9 billion gallons of wasted fuel by congestion, accidents and [...]

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