Jim O’Sullivan, Mazda, at the 2010 LA auto show

James J. O'Sullivan, President and CEO of Mazda North American Operations took time to talk to me at the 2010 LA auto show. What does it say about your relationship with your largest shareholder when you don't know that they are reducing their stake in you till the day you do it? I asked O'Sullivan [...]

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 [...]

Geneva auto show production concept cars

Geneva International Motor Show Geneva, Switzerland Stroll with me on the floor of the Geneva auto show. 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 Audi A1 E-Tron concept 2011 Audi RS5 [...]

Walking the floor of the 2010 Geneva motor show

Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS) 80th International Motor Show, 2010 Geneva, Switzerland- Stroll with me on the floor of the 2010 Geneva Autoshow. Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, BYD, Ferrari, Fisker automotive, Ford, Jaguar, GM, Chevy, Opel, Hyundai, Kia, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Porsche, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo

Akio Toyoda refuses to come to America – brake override

Lou Ann Hammond talks to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, about Toyota. America is the largest market for Toyota, but Toyoda is not going to come to America. Instead Yoshimi Inaba, the head of Toyota North America, is being called to Congress about the recalls and the halting sales of 8 [...]

Jim O’Sullivan, Mazda, 2009 LA auto show on Driving the Nation

Mazda North America CEO Jim O'Sullivan talked with Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.carlist.com, at the 2009 Los Angeles autoshow. Ford and Mazda used to share a lot of technology. Ford is still the major shareholder of Mazda. Mazda uses direct injection for fuel savings and enhanced performance. Ford uses Eco-boost with turbo-charging. Does O'Sullivan see [...]

71 Cars under $15,000

There are seventy-one 2009 and 2010 vehicles under $15,000 on sale right now: There are nineteen different makes. They come in 2-door, 4-door, hatchback, sedan and wagon. The cheapest starts at $9,970, the most expensive is $14,990. Only one is a rear-wheel drive.One car has only 70 horsepower, only three cars have over 150 horsepower. [...]

James O’Sullivan, Mazda, at the 2009 Chicago auto show

Jim OSullivan is the President and CEO, Mazda North America Operations; Managing Executive Officer, Mazda Motor Corporation. I asked all the executives the same questions: 1. Are we looking at a fundamental downsizing of the industry? 2. What is the one thing that will capture the imagination and wallet of tomorrows buyer? 3. The car [...]

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Jim O’Sullivan, Mazda

Jim OSullivan is the President and CEO, Mazda North America Operations; Managing Executive Officer, Mazda Motor Corporation. 2008 Los Angeles Auto show - 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. [...]

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