Carlos Ghosn, the ugliness of human egos and cultural differences

By | 2018-11-28T09:28:16+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: , , |

“This is a negative impact of the long regime of Mr. Ghosn,” Saikawa said. “This is a good opportunity to revise the way we work." The situation is a shame - it's an ugly story of human egos and cultural differences and history repeating itself. Once again, innocent till proven guilty, but there are questions [...]

Volvo XC40 wins WWCOTY, Aston is dream car, Jaguar WOWs with Fiona

By | 2018-11-27T12:52:59+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY)|Tags: |

Thirty-four women from twenty-seven countries voted for the Women's World Car of the Year. The winner of the award this year is the newest Volvo on the market, the Volvo XC 40 gasoline, and plug-in hybrid. I drove the Volvo XC40 and came away loving the vehicle, "The fun part of the little car that [...]

GM shutting 8 plants, killing sedans, reducing staff and salaries

By | 2018-11-28T10:04:36+00:00 November 26th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|

In a move reminiscent of 2005, General Motors is shutting down eight plants, killing their sedans and reducing staff and salaries. Is there a recession looming, or did everyone stop buying sedans? Or is this a tariff issue with the price of steel? President Donald Trump took General Motors CEO Mary Barra to task on [...]

Carlos Ghosn, conspiracy or covert action

By | 2018-11-27T08:42:45+00:00 November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: , , |

Innocent till proven guilty. All the newspapers and television shows are saying the same thing. Mainly because it's so hard to think of a man that was making over $10 million a year stooping so low. A man that saved Nissan Motor Co., a man that had such a cult following in Japan that they [...]