Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com October 26, 2012

By | 2016-09-25T14:28:42+00:00 October 28th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Car shows, Driving tips, Manufacturers, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Warren and I are back from Sao Paulo, Brazil, attending the Sao Paulo auto show. It was a Carnaval! Emerging market auto shows are always interesting, but it says a lot about Brazil that many CEOs from car companies, such as General Motor's CEO, Dan Akerson, and the Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO) [...]

Musings from the 2012 Sao Paulo auto show

By | 2016-09-25T20:32:43+00:00 October 28th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BMW, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Car shows, Chevy, Fiat, Ford, GM, Lamborghini, Manufacturers, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

Sao Paulo, Brazil (Brasil) - Car companies in Europe are shutting production plants, China's economy is slowing. CEOs from car companies, such as General Motor's CEO, Dan Akerson, and the Chairman of the Board of Management (CEO) of Volkswagen AG, Martin Winterkorn, are happy to be attending an auto show in Brazil. Lamborghini's President and [...]

Continental’s Emergency steer assist concept

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:00+00:00 October 28th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Safety, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Bernd Hartmann is the Chassis Systems Advanced Engineering manager for Continental Chassis & Safety Division. Hartmann took Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, for a ride on Continental proving grounds in Frankfurt, Germany to show us what Emergency Steer Assist is. The initial development stage is expected to reach production readiness in two to [...]

Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC

By | 2018-01-24T15:58:32+00:00 October 25th, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Bosch, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , |

Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC, started his journey at Bosch working on electric fuel pumps. Mansuetti, the President of Bosch, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, about Bosch automotive supplies. Bosch is a $72 Billion non-profit business, or Stiftung, as it is known, in Germany, global company, up 9 percent over 2010. Many [...]