Reuter’s future of car design with a panel of car designers

Reuter's Automotive Summit live panel: The Future of Design Dave Marek, Acura Executive Creative Director, Honda R&D Americas, Inc. Andrew Smith, Executive Director, Global Cadillac Design, General Motors Henrik Fisker, CEO, Fisker Inc. Stefan Sielaff, Design Director, Bentley Motors Ltd In November, Lou Ann Hammond, CEO of, moderated a panel of iconic car designers [...]

CODA Tesla stock Strategic Vision top cars

Tesla up, CODA bankrupt John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor radio, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, about Tesla doing well, CODA going bankrupt. Tesla announced offerings of 2,703,027 shares of common stock and $450 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 in concurrent underwritten registered public offerings. Musk [...]

Fisker Automotive doesn’t have to go bankrupt: there are options

Car companies make mistakes all the time: some of the hardware, some of the software and some on the design. The difference between an established company making a mistake and a start-up company making a mistake is the ability to bounce back financially. The issue of bankruptcy is not because the Fisker Karma is an [...]

Fisker, Tesla and the Chevy Volt on radio

Tesla Fisker and the Chevy Volt Thursday 14 March 2013 / Hour 4, Block A: LouAnn Hammond,, in re: TESLA Lays off 100 Workers Due to New York Times Article Cancellations ... TESLA Lays off 100 Workers Due to NYT Article Cancellations? ... no idea of the scope of the cancellations, judging by the [...]

Fisker’s Bill Tally & Henrik Fisker on the 2012 Fisker Karma on Driving the Nation

2012 Fisker Karma William "Bill" Tally, Director of Vehicle Integration at Fisker Automotive took the time to talk to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the 2012 Fisker Karma. The Fisker Karma is beautiful, it can go fast and it doesn't have to use gas unless you want it to. Is the Fisker Karma extended-range [...]

Fisker automotive answers questions about the DOE loan

There's a lot of chatter on the internet about Fisker automotive getting a Department of Energy (DOE) loan. We went to the source, Fisker Automotive itself. Russel Datz, spokesperson for Fisker Automotive, answered the questions for The Department of Energy (DOE) has granted Fisker, an American automobile manufacturer in Anaheim, California, $529,000 to build [...]

General Motors paying back the Government

General Motors paying back the Government Simon Constable, WSJ, hosted the John Batchelor show and we talked about the fact that General Motors has been given such a hard time for taking money from the Government. In an ironic twist of fate, within the next year, General Motors could be the only Detroit 3 car [...]

Henrik Fisker, CEO, at the 2010 LA auto show

Henrik Fisker, CEO, Fisker automotive was busy, but I got to talk to him the second day of the press show. Fisker was busy showing off the first factory-built Fisker Karma, an electric vehicle with extended range, made it's North American debut at the Los Angeles International Auto Show. The karma is what Fisker calls responsible luxury. [...]

Plugless Power with Rebecca Hough at Plugin 2010 conference

Look Ma, no hands! Ever tried to get your teenager to bring you back the car with the same amount of gasoline in it that they left with? Imagine trying to get them to plugin the car when they park it, especially when they've got major drama going on with some kid on the phone [...]

2010 Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS)

Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS) 80th International Motor Show, 2010 Geneva, Switzerland- Stroll with me on the floor of the 2010 Geneva Autoshow. In the next four videos you will see: Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta concept by Pininfarina Alfa Romeo Pandion concept by Bertone Alfa Romeo Giulietta Aston Martin Cygnet pre-production concept 2011 Audi A1 [...]

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