Tom Doll & Tom Easterday, Subaru

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:44+00:00 May 8th, 2009|Categories: 2009 New York auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Environment, Hybrids, Plugin-electric vehicles, Subaru, Video, youtube.com|

Subaru of America, Inc. Executive Vice President Thomas J. Doll and Tom Easterday, Senior Vice President, Subaru of Indiana (SIA), sat down with me at the 2009 New York auto show. Tom Easterday caught me up on Subaru of Indiana's zero landfill manufacturing plant and how well they are working with Toyota. Subaru is building [...]

Tom Baloga, BMW of North America on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:44+00:00 May 4th, 2009|Categories: 2009 New York auto show, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, BMW, Diesel, electricity, Emissions, Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Video, youtube.com|

Tom Baloga, Vice President, Engineering, BMW of North America talked to me about the alternative energy vehicles BMW is bringing out. Baloga said that BMW has the lowest CO2 fleet performance of any premium automaker in Europe. Baloga said that the new BMW X6 active hybrid will come out later this year with a lithium-ion [...]

Shinichi Kurihara, CEO, Mitsubishi North America

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:44+00:00 April 29th, 2009|Categories: 2009 New York auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Green cars, Mitsubishi, Technology, Video, youtube.com|

I talked to Shinichi Kurihara, CEO, Mit'subishi North America at the 2009 New York auto show. Kurihara talked to me about the Mit'subishi i MiEV Electric Car going global. "Electric vehicles are one branch of the automotive landscape and we are dedicated to providing these technology-sourced solutions as an important path for the world's clean-air [...]

Gil Portalatin, 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:44+00:00 April 27th, 2009|Categories: 2009 New York auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Hybrids, Video, youtube.com|

Gil Portalatin, Hybrid Applications Manager, Ford Motor Company, sat down with me at the 2009 New York International auto show. We talked about the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid: Portalatin says that the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid is the most fuel-efficient, mid-sized sedan in America. The Fusion hybrid has a certified 41 mpg rating in the [...]