Ford’s President of the Americas, Joe Hinrichs on Driving the Nation

At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show Joseph “Joe” R. Hinrichs, Executive Vice President and President of the Americas for Ford Motor Company talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about marketshare and brand loyalty. Hinrichs What is bringing Ford’s marketshare up?

Ford used to own Aston Martin, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover and part of Mazda. How are they doing since those brands were sold off?

What does Hinrichs have to say about Ford’s infotainment versus reliability?

Hinrichs took over Mark Fields job. Mark Fields was named the companys new chief operating officer effective Dec. 1, 2013. Hinrichs was group vice president and president of Asia Pacific Africa.

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 founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.