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Toyota President on Made in America NAIAS2017

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Car shows, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Politics, Presidential candidates, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , , |

President-Elect Donald Trump has been talking about production in the United States. I asked Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,Toyota Motor Corporation, how does Toyota stack up with Made in the U.S.A.? Are they helping to make America great again? Carter rattled off the figures he has, [...]

Kia’s cardesigner worldwide unveil of Stinger

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Categories: Car shows, Kia, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)|Tags: , , , , |

Kia's chief global designer, Peter Schreyer talked about the Kia Stinger at #naias2017 in Detroit, MI. This is the worldwide unveil for the Stinger. An added bonus, at the end of the show the fastback sedan received the eyes on design award for production car design excellence. Schreyer was smitten with the Stinger, the first [...]

GM CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, GM, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

General Motors CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum talked about Donald Trump's tweets and Mexico trade issues. President-elect Donald Trump named the first female CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra to a Strategic and Policy Forum, a 16-member economic and job creation advisory board. Barra said that GM will keep its small car production in [...]

#NAIAS2017 VW scrum after Tiguan Atlas R-Line

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Car shows, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dr. Herbert Diess, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, talked to journalist after the unveil of the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Atlas R-Line. Diess was asked about the VW employees going to jail, and whether Volkswagen executives were afraid to [...]

Sculpted Steel: local art and auto shows

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Charities, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As families look for places to go and events to attend for their Summer vacation, we have started compiling some local art and auto shows. These shows are small, intimate events that provide a relaxed atmosphere to languish around a rare, vintage or art deco vehicle or become part of a tour to aid in [...]

Presidential cars on the National Mall

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It's free and open to the public! The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) will feature its second Cars at the Capital exhibition on the National Mall in Washington, DC. A couple of iconic presidential automobiles will be on display; President Taft’s 1909 White Steam Car, the first White House limousine; and the 1962 Willys ‘Jeep’ CJ-6 [...]

Fastback and furious Mazda MX-5 RF global debut

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:37+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Mazda, New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)|Tags: , , , , , |

If you were waffling on whether to attend the New York International Auto Show, waffle no more. Mazda Motor Corporation has unveiled, in a global debut, the Mazda MX-5 RF (retractable fastback). The latest addition to the MX-5 family fully embodies the model's 26-year-old tradition of zoom-zoom. The Mazda MX-5 RF breaks the bounds of [...]

Porsche at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA)

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:45+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Frankfurt Auto Show, Porsche|Tags: , , , , |

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Porsche. What can we expect Porsche to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) MINI

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:46+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Frankfurt Auto Show, MINI|Tags: , , , |

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) MINI. What can we expect MINI to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]

2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Mercedes-Benz

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:46+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Frankfurt Auto Show, Mercedes-Benz|Tags: , , |

We’re one week away from the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), the beginning of the auto shows in the United States. Here’s a last look at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Mercedes-Benz. What can we expect Mercedes-Benz to show next week at the LA Auto show? You’ll have to wait, but [...]