2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI – Don Esmond is senior vice president, automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc.

The good news – the bad year is behind Toyota.

Toyota has had some recalls, how has that affected the Toyota image?

How much of your production will be in the U.S. because of the yen cost versus the dollar cost?

Is any of your superior R&D done in the United States?

Will you keep all your R&D and IT for your Panasonic battery in Japan?