Gov. Brown on CARB – to the Sun and back

By | 2018-01-29T17:15:20+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Politics, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

* Californians drove almost 335 Billion miles last year * historic agreement (now known as CARB) was between California's Republican Governor Reagan and the United States Republican President, Richard Nixon * Henry Ford II came out to California to complain about not being able to meet standard Governor Brown was the keynote speaker at the [...]

Former-Ford Exec now CEO of GKN Plc amid turmoil

By | 2017-12-11T13:29:28+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives|Tags: , , |

Whoa, someone call Shonda Rhimes. There has to be a backstory to this that is worthy of the screenwriter that has mastered the television show, Scandal. Let's look at this in a way only Rhimes could. The press release from GKN was direct, "Kevin Cummings, previously CEO Designate, will leave the Board and GKN with [...]

Victor Muller and the Spyker C8 Preliator

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:31+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace|Tags: , , , |

He's back! It was so good to see Victor Muller standing in the middle of the Lodge at Pebble Beach during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Muller goes through the aviation history of the Spyker, and what Preliator means (even though his Son Oliver told me it meant something different). The engine is [...]

Bid on Moss and Fangio poster for charity

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Celebrities, Charities, Health & Fitness, Radio|Tags: , , , , , |

William Jeanes is auctioning two items from memorabilia he collected during his years as editor of Car and Driver to benefit veteran auto journalist Bob Long and his family in their time of great need. One is a replica poster, 28 x 19 and framed, from the 1954 German Grand Prix. The poster [...]