George Pipas on Ford’s sales for 2010

By | 2011-01-06T15:55:29+00:00 January 6th, 2011|Categories: Ford, Lincoln, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

George Pipas Ford Motor Company - US Sales Analysis, Godron Chang, Forbes, John Batchelor, host of johnbatchelorshow.com and myself talk about Ford's sales for 2010. Ford was up in sales for 2010, beating out Toyota in marketshare. How? Was it because of the relationship with their dealerships? or because of Alan Mulally? Why is Mercury [...]

Future Shock

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:44+00:00 October 15th, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Lincoln, Manufacturers, Technology|

Future Shock In the course of my work which takes me to just about every corner of the globe, I see many aspects of a phenomena which I am just beginning to understand.  Our modern technology has achieved a degree of sophistication beyond our wildest dreams, but this technology has exacted a pretty [...]

The changing faces of luxury cars

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:41+00:00 July 31st, 2009|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Cadillac, Hyundai, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz|

I've been waiting for today. My esthetician, Veronica, finally got back from France visiting her relatives. To me, Veronica is not a luxury, she is a necessity. While Veronica was working on my face I asked her about her trip. She talked about how conscientious the French were of the names on clothes and accessories. [...]

J.D. Shanahan, 2010 Lincoln MKZ

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:50+00:00 March 23rd, 2009|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Lincoln, Manufacturers, Vehicle walk arounds, Video, youtube.com|

JD Shanahan is the Chief Engineer for the Lincoln MKZ. Shanahan has two cars with him: the 2009 Lincoln MKZ and a 2010 Lincoln MKZ. We put the old MKZ and the new MKZ back to back so that you can see the difference in exterior and interior design. The new 2010 Lincoln MKZ 5-passenger [...]