TodayApril 16, 2022

Derrick Kuzak, VP Ford Motor company

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)

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?


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.

Lou Ann Hammond

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 founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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