Don Butler, Cadillac marketing, on the 2013 Cadillac ATS

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:03+00:00 August 31st, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Cadillac, Manufacturers, Racing, Video,|Tags: , , , , , |

Don Butler is the Vice President of global marketing for Cadillac. Butler wanted to be introduced as the VP of Cadillac marketing. I put the global part in because Cadillac is going global and Butler is the man doing the job. Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, met up with Butler at the Atlanta Motorsports Park, [...]

Sergio Marchionne: “The landscape in Europe is abysmally poor”

By | 2016-09-25T19:45:21+00:00 August 30th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Chrysler, Fiat, Health & Fitness, Manufacturers, Politics, Video|

Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne (pronounced Mar-key-OWN-ee) is also the CEO of Chrysler Group, which includes Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Mopar and Jeep. Currently ownership of the Chrysler Group is: Fiat S.p.A. 58.5 percent, VEBA 41.5 percent. On July 3, 2012, Fiat announced that it intends to exercise a call option to acquire an additional 3.3 percent of [...]

Dr. Carl Dietrich, founder, CEO and CTO, of the Terrafugia Transition

By | 2019-03-21T11:31:59+00:00 August 29th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Terrafugia, Vehicle walk arounds, Video,|

The wings on the plane go up and down, up and down Dr. Carl Dietrich, founder, CEO and Chief Technical Officer, of the Terrafugia Transition, does a walk-around with Lou Ann Hammond. Driven to Fly: Bumpers, crumple zones, parachutes, side view mirrors, even an independent front suspension is on the Terrafugia. Go inside the Terrafugia [...]

2013 Cadillac ATS and oleophobic coating on the CUE

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:04+00:00 August 29th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Cadillac, Manufacturers, Video,|

If you're oleophobic does that mean you're afraid of margarine? Jeff Massimilla is Cadillac's User Experience (CUE) project manager. Massimilla talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, about CUE. Cadillac's  User Experience is their infotainment system located in the navigation system. The infotainment system is easy to use so my questions revolved around the mechanics [...]