Is Trump biting the hand that fed him? Michigan

Fool me once, Shame on you “In times of crisis, we have to transcend the personal and come together for the greater good. Whether it is beverage companies producing hand sanitizer or fashion companies creating hospital gowns, there’s nothing more entrepreneurial than seeing an urgent need and meeting it. That’s why we are using our [...]

Democrats reject Covid-19 stimulus bill

We, the people This morning I opened my Facebook page and saw a post that said Democrats were rejecting the Corona Virus stimulus bill that would give each taxpayer some money to help them get through this lockdown. The post then explained why the bill was rejected by Democrats; because it wasn’t about helping the [...]

Toyota President on Made in America NAIAS2017

President-Elect Donald Trump has been talking about production in the United States. I asked Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,Toyota Motor Corporation, how does Toyota stack up with Made in the U.S.A.? Are they helping to make America great again? Carter rattled off the figures he has, [...]

Donald Trump, Joe Biden, NACTOY, NAIAS2017

Presidential Candidates Good Morning Warren and Friends, Congratulations Chevy Bolt! NACTOY's Car of the Year to an electric car that gets 238 driving range. Another great week! The Detroit Auto show was packed with news. It was overshadowed by auto industry news (aka Trump and Volkswagen), but it's not the first auto show that we've [...]

BMW manufacturing exporting USA

BMW's Ludwig Willisch talked about BMW's manufacturing plant in Spartanburg S.C. and exporting from the United States of America to other countries. Willisch talked about the production in South Carolina. Over 400,000 vehicles are produced in the Spartanburg plant with the value of exports over $10 Billion, according to the Department of Commerce. The BMW [...]

Vice President Joe Biden at #NAIAS2017

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Vice President Joe Biden is not gone yet as evidenced by his appearance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). "The folks that are out there selling these vehicles, they're job creators too," as Biden entered the hall and headed to the Chrysler products. As the Vice President [...]

Have global climate standards reached a plateau?

California has signed SB32 Global standards are global people working together for a common cause of economics and efficiency, but are profits of one company more important than national standardization of state standardization for the good of all people? In the auto industry, there is always talk of standardization of equipment and technology. It's the [...]

Gov Jerry Brown won’t get dirty with Donald Trump

Global Clean Energy Ministerial Symposium The floor opened for questions immediately after West Coast Leaders, Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon and Washington signed a Comprehensive Agreement at the Global Clean Energy Ministerial Symposium There was a cap-n-trade question, but the big question is how any of the clean energy initiatives will go forward if Donald [...]

Lexus, Chrysler and politics washingtonpost.com carchat

Washington Post Real Wheels Last week I drove the Lexus RC-F, this week I drove the Lexus NX200t F-Sport. The RC-F is a luxury sports car, around $75,000. The NX200t F-Sport is an SUV out the door at $44,000. I see why it is so hard to decide what to buy. Most of the time [...]

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, repent at the 2016 Rosebowl Parade

The after parade was just as spectacular as the 2016 tournament of Roses Parade. Sky writing about Donald Trump, a Bernie Sanders marching band, and the repent or go to hell guys on the microphone. Another only in California moment closed out the Rosebowl Parade in Pasadena, California.

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