3-cylinder, 1-liter turbocharger from Continental on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:14+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Ford, Fuel economy, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Kregg Wiggins, senior vice president, Powertrain Division, NAFTA at Continental talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. “Continentals turbocharger represents a significant development for the smaller engine trend.  Its robust design makes it highly reliable and able to handle extreme operating conditions.” Continental [...]

Toyota’s Don Esmond talks about CAFE and product on Driving the Nation

By | 2018-06-26T16:35:57+00:00 February 5th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Toyota, Video|Tags: , |

How is Toyota going to meet the proposed 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, and keep the price affordable to the customer? This Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) is what Congress wants, but is it what the customer wants? Is part of the acceptance of the hybrid because of the Prius?

Will BMW ask DOE for alternative energy Section 136 loan? on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:14+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BMW, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

Detroit, MI at the North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS) - Dr. Ian Robertson is a Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Sales and Marketing. BMW has been producing vehicles in the South Carolina since 1994. They sell the cars in the United States, but they also export about seventy percent of [...]

Dr. Ralf Cramer, Continental AG chassis and safety on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:14+00:00 January 27th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, Safety, Technology, Video, Volvo, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Ralf Cramer is the President and Member of the Executive Board, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental AG. Dr. Cramer is responsible for integrating active and passive safety with driving dynamics. He oversees the Business Unit's Electronic Brake Systems, Hydraulic Brake Systems, Sensorics, Passive Safety & ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and Chassis Components. This [...]