Derrick Kuzak, VP Ford Motor company

Derrick Kuzak, VP Ford Motor company

Derrick Kuzak, group vice president,  global product development, Ford Motor Company, sat down with Lou Ann Hammond at the 2008 Detroit auto show.

I asked Kuzak which of the following platforms Ford was putting the most resources behind?

hybrids,

ethanol/flex fuel vehicles diesel

plug-in electric vehicles fuel cell Kuzak also explained what Gas Turbo Direct Injection (GTDI) and Partial Zero Emissions Vehicles (PZEV).

Kuzak also talked about Ford’s Plug-in electric vehicles and the collaboration they have with Southern California Edison.

 

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.

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