Japan’s earthquake – automobiles and energy

Sendai, Japan is about the same distance from Tokyo, Japan as New York City is from Washington DC. It's a pleasant drive on highway 6 along the coast from Sendai to Tokyo. It was, until last night. There were five military bases I remember in the Tokyo area when I went to high school in [...]

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Strolling the floor of the 2010 Geneva auto show

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 Audi A1 E-Tron concept 2011 Audi [...]

Walking the floor of the 2010 Geneva motor show

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

Tom Doll, EVP of Subaru at the 2010 NAIAS

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Thomas J. Doll is the Executive Vice President of Subaru of America, Inc. Doll talks about the beautiful Subaru hybrid tourer concept we're standing in front of at the 2010 Detroit auto show. Then we start talking about the environment and the fact that Subaru [...]

2009 LA Auto Show debuts alternative fuels & cars on MSNBC

MSNBC at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show These cars have been introduced before, but never in North America. They are all alternative fuels or alternative vehicles. Audi e-Tron Concept - Audi first unveiled this electric vehicle at the Frankfurt Auto show.  If you love the R8 you'll love this ultra-luxury sportscar. This will put [...]

Tom Doll & Tom Easterday, Subaru

Subaru of America, Inc. Executive Vice President Thomas J. Doll and Tom Easterday, Senior Vice President, Subaru of Indiana (SIA), sat down with me at the 2009 New York auto show. Tom Easterday caught me up on Subaru of Indiana's zero landfill manufacturing plant and how well they are working with Toyota. Subaru is building [...]

Doll & Mahoney, Subaru, at the 2009 Detroit auto show

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Tom Doll, Subaru of America executive vice president, and Tim Mahoney, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Subaru of America, Inc, sat down with me at the Detroit auto show. Subaru's days on the dealers lots are good, and their sales (I said marketshare, [...]

Green, Greener, Greenest from the Detroit auto show

Alternative Energies Do you feel like your head is swirling with all the green talk? Is it hard to keep track of who is doing something right now, and who just has the best display? Don't feel alone. There were times when I was at the 2008 North American international auto show that I felt [...]

2009 Forester Crossover SUV

North American International Auto Show Preview: Subaru Releases First Photos Of All-New 2009 Forester Crossover SUV . All-New Design with Improved Comfort, Space, and Utility . All-New Platform With Sport-Sedan Dynamics . Standard Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC) CHERRY HILL, N.J -- Subaru of America, Inc. today released the first official photos of the all-new, third-generation [...]

Four robots start the DARPA urban challenge

Eleven teams qualified for the final day of the urban challenge. Watch as the last four teams take off out of the starting block. The information was supplied from each team, via Darpas website. XAV-250 #15 Troy, MI “ Dearborn, MI “ Minneapolis, MN Honeywell Intelligent Vehicle Systems The Intelligent Vehicle Systems (IVS) team is a [...]