Toyota and Subaru talk about car sales in China

By | 2016-09-25T20:29:50+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Categories: 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Car shows, Manufacturers, Politics, Subaru, Toyota, Video|Tags: , , , |

At the January, 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A. Inc. At the April, 2013 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) Hammond talked to Tomohiko Ikeda, Executive Vice President, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, Senior [...]

Tom Dole – how critical is California to Subaru? on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:57+00:00 December 23rd, 2012|Categories: 2012 Los Angeles auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Subaru, Video, youtube.com|

Los Angeles, CA - Tom Dole, Subaru's Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about Subaru. Subaru unveiled the 2014 Subaru Forester. Subaru did it again in November, 2012. Subaru's sales in November, 2012 , according to Automotive News, were 28,206 [...]

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:08+00:00 July 10th, 2012|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Cadillac, Chevy, Dodge, electric vehicles (EV), Ford, Honda, Hybrids, Hyundai, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Porsche, Subaru, Tesla Motors, Toyota|

It's that time of the year again, time to whittle down the long list of new cars and trucks to decide which one is crowned car and truck/utility of the year award for 2013. The list below is referred to as the long list. For the most part, all new cars and trucks make it [...]

China, joint ventures, domestic and foreign cars on the John Batchelor radio show

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:10+00:00 June 3rd, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), BYD, electric vehicles (EV), Ford, GM, Kia, Manufacturers, Nissan, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, Subaru, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo|Tags: , , , |

Gordon Chang, Forbes, and John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com talk about China and cars. Some of the back stories that make up the radio show are; Why didn't Subaru get approval for a Joint Venture in China? Marvin Zhu, a correspondent for LMC Automotive, wrote [...]