2008 Detroit Auto Show

Mitt Romney tours the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:03+00:00 September 11th, 2012|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Dodge, Ford, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Presidential candidates, Video|

It was 2008, and drivingthenation.com was following the Presidential candidates around the Cobo Arena. All the Republican candidates were there, John McCain with his sidekick, Joe Leiberman, Mike Huckabee, and Mitt Romney with his with wife Ann, son Tagg and his wife Jen, at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. [...]

From Los Alamos to GM’s fuel cells

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:22+00:00 March 3rd, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Cadillac, Car shows, Chevy, Emissions, Environment, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|

General Motor's fuel cell engineering team is led by Dr. J. Byron McCormick, currently executive director, GM Fuel Cell Activities. McCormick took time to talk to me at the 2008 Detroit auto show. Listen as Dr. M takes us back to his days when he worked at Los Alamos.  

Vic Doolan on the environment

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:22+00:00 March 2nd, 2008|Categories: 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Emissions, Environment, Ethanol, Fisker automotive, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|

Former BMW and Volvo executive, Vic Doolan, is now Fiskers director of retail development, and a director of Blue Fire Ethanol Inc., a cellulosic ethanol group that will build a plant on a landfill and produce ethanol from garbage. Doolan talks about the environment, the changes in the environment and the changes in his own [...]

Nissan Forum concept

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:23+00:00 March 2nd, 2008|Categories: 2008 concept cars, 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Concept cars, Manufacturers, Nissan, Podcasts, Video, youtube.com|

From Nissan's press release: A Suite of Technological Innovations. Nissan North Americas advanced minivan design study, the Nissan FORUM Concept, offers an array of innovative family communications systems “ including an advanced Bose Media System with proximity sensor-based information controller, a one-button audio muting system, 2nd and 3rd row monitoring cameras, and individual seat-mounted speakers [...]