Bentley interior designer on the Continental GT

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) Darren J Day is the Senior Interior Designer for Continental. Day met up with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, at the 2011 New York auto show. Darren Day has loved drawing from an early age.  Day has worked at Bentley since 1994, developing both the exterior and interior of [...]

Bentley’s Alasdair Stewart on sales and marketing

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) Alasdair Stewart is a member of the Board for the sales and marketing of Bentley Motors Ltd. We met up with Stewart at the 2011 New York auto show. Stewart just got into New York from China. How is Bentley doing in China? There are more than fifty cities [...]

L’Esprit des Marques 2011 Geneva auto show

L'Esprit des Marques 2011 Geneva auto show Lights, Camera, artists, and cars - L´Esprit des Marques was the aptly French name for Volkswagen's Group Evening the eve of the 2011 Geneva auto show. Journalists from all over the world squeezed into the Halle de Sacheron to see the Volkswagen Groups' spectacular display of artists and [...]

Christophe Georges, Bentley, 2010 NAIAS

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI- Chistrophe Georges is the President and Chief Operating Officer, Bentley Motors, Inc. Georges talks about the engine in the Mulsanne. Is it the same as the one in the Arnage? Georges, says yes and no. It is a 6.75 liter V-8, but it is totally redesigned.  [...]

Bentley’s head of interior designer Robin Page

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Detroit, Michigan Robin Page is the head of interior design for Bentley. He has been designing cars for Bentley and Rolls-Royce since 1995. Page talks about bringing out the 1930 8-liter vehicle at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and what that symbolized for Bentley. What does Bentley have on [...]

Bentley Mulsanne at the Concours d’Elegance

Wow, a first for the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The powers that be allowed Bentley to unveil the 2010 Bentley Mulsanne. And sharing the stage with the Mulsanne was W.O. Bentleys preserved 1930, the 8-liter. The 1930 8-liter was last big Bentley that was designed, engineered, and built from the ground up by Bentley engineers [...]

McCullough & Georges, Bentley, at the 2009 Detroit auto show

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Stuart McCullough is a Member of the Board, Sales & Marketing for Bentley, and Christophe Georges, president & COO, the Americas. Both sat down at the Detroit auto show to answer some questions. I asked all the executives this question: Our federal tax dollars go to [...]

Stuart McCullough, Bentley

2008 Los Angeles Auto show Stuart McCullough is a Member of the Board, Sales & Marketing for Bentley, appointed in 2006. I asked all the executives I interviewed the same questions: 1. How are you managing in this economic freefall? What percentage are you cutting production? What percentage are you cutting employees? 2. Are your [...]

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WABC radio – niche cars, gas prices & Challenge X

Even the niche vehicles: Aston Martin, Bentley, Ferrari, Maserati, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini are all cars that sell less than 1,000 cars a year. They are not what you think of as commute cars, but will they be held to the 35 mpg by 2020 that commute cars will be subject to? What are gas prices going [...]

Who owns whom, Car companies and mergers

Who owns whom The rumors are always the most interesting; General Motors got out of its purchase option with FIAT by paying them $2 Billion. Now both Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp(SAIC)(a Joint Venture with General Motors and Volkswagen in China) and TATA Motor Group are rumored to be interested in purchasing FIAT, the parent company [...]