Who could replace Carlos Ghosn even if he leaves jail?

By |2018-12-20T12:55:27-08:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: , , |

At some point, you have to look at the cards you're holding and realize that your opponent might have gotten the better hand. That is the case with Renault and Carlos Ghosn. John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about whether this is the end of Renault Nissan alliance for Carlos Ghosn Carlos Ghosn has [...]

Carlos Ghosn – corporate greed or a coup?

By |2019-03-26T13:12:46-07:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Automotive executives, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault|Tags: |

John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond talk about Carlos Ghosn Last week DrivingtheNation reported that Carlos Ghosn had been charged a second time. The charge was for pretty much the same charge as the first charge; underreporting his salary. The second charge was for a different set of years. At the time I asked why [...]

Former-Ford Exec now CEO of GKN Plc amid turmoil

By |2019-11-28T14:31:38-08:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives|Tags: , , |

Whoa, someone call Shonda Rhimes. There has to be a backstory to this that is worthy of the screenwriter that has mastered the television show, Scandal. Let's look at this in a way only Rhimes could. The press release from GKN was direct, "Kevin Cummings, previously CEO Designate, will leave the Board and GKN with [...]

Hyundai’s John Krafcik Hyundai Sonata hybrid

By |2017-08-07T15:43:58-07:00March 1st, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Hybrids, Hyundai, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , |

Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.carlist.com, talked to John Krafcik, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America. Hyundai Sonata and hybrid for sale and review Krafcik explains the re-designed 2011 Sonata, and the new Sonata SE that is sooo sporty. Krafcik talks about Hyundai going away from the pack - moving away from 6-cylinders to 4-cylinder [...]