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Fiduciary Duty trumps Coronavirus Covid-19

2020 Geneva Auto Show canceled The Coronavirus Covid-19 has shut down the Geneva Auto Show. The 90th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), was canceled three days before the exhibition was set to open to the media. The decision, according to the press release, was mandated by the Federal Council that stated that [...]

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Italdesign Future Mobility in Cities challenge

Italy - Italdesign-Giugiaro S.p.A., in sponsorship with the City of Turin, has created an International Contest that will award two prizes to the most innovative research projects in the field of Future Mobility in Cities. Why have a challenge? In celebration of Italdesign's Fiftieth Anniversary, the company is taking the opportunity to challenge others to [...]

Bespoke Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Richard Collar

Bespoke Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Head of Bespoke Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Richard Collar, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the Ghost II, at the 2014 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). Rolls-Royce introduced the Ghost II at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show. Collar was at the 2014 NYIAS to talk about the [...]

Automotive executives talk about Russia and Ukraine

The 84th Geneva International Motor Show was full of exotic cars, a 24 hour of Leman's hall and eco-friendly cars. In the background, in dimly lit rooms, in roundtables with executives, the questions were starting to filter in. All of the car manufacturers, European, American and Asian are concerned about the economic threat to a [...]

March 7, 2014 Real Wheels Washington Post

Geneva Motor Show Good morning Warren and Friends I'm just back from the Geneva Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. All types of wonderful art that can drive were shown. There was a whole hall dedicated to the 24 hours of Lemans. Volkswagen Group brought out a new Lamborghini, Audi A3 e-Tron plug-in hybrid, Volkswagen Golf [...]

Geneva Motor Show Russia Ukraine gas cars

John Batchelor talks about the Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS), Russia, Ukraine and car sales. Russia and Ukraine are starting to seep into the Geneva Motor show discussions, and there is concern about what will happen if this situation is not contained soon if cooler heads do not prevail. European, American and [...]

Volkswagen T-ROC SUV 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen T-ROC SUV WORLD PREMIERE at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show T-ROC makes debut with removable roof halves and digital instruments Powerful front-end design with LED headlights and integrated cameras Ten important facts on the world premiere of the T-ROC: The progressive design of the front end demonstrates a new approach to compact SUVs by [...]

Polk’s view of Europe 2013 Geneva auto show

In January 2013, at the Detroit auto show, I interviewed Anthony Pratt, Director of Forecasting, Polk of America. I asked Pratt about Europe, what Polk was forecasting for 2013 and beyond for Western, Eastern and Central Europe. Polk has a downside scenario and an upside scenario. Would Germany going into a recession be in the [...]

Pagani Huayra at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show

Pagani Zonda S 7.3 Pagani has the Zonda, but the Huayra has been engineered to meet U.S. safety and emissions standards and should be available in the United States to the few extremely wealthy individuals that can afford $1.4 million. Top speed of 230 mph, under 3,000 pounds and a carbon-titanium monocoque chassis cradling a mid-mounted [...]

Torsten Muller-Otvos talks Rolls-Royce 102EX concept

Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS) Rolls-Royce's CEO, Torsten Muller-Otvos, talked with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, at the 2011 Geneva Auto show about whether Rolls-Royce customers would be interested in a Rolls-Royce electric vehicle. “Today, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars begins an exploration into alternative drive-trains, seeking clarity on which technology may be suitable to drive [...]