At a BMW dinner introducing the BMW 7-Series, I sat next to BMW's CEO and President of North America. Most the evening was spent talking shop, but Willisch and I have become friends over the years, and we talked about family and schedules. Willisch would be heading home to his wife that evening, but his [...]
Michael Horn, President and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. talking about Volkswagen emission crisis. Volkswagen has admitted they deceived the California air resources Board in the Federal US Environmental Protection Agency. This is what Mr. Horn has to say tonight in New York City.
Ulrich Bez, CEO, Aston Martin , unveiled the 2008 Aston Martin DBS at the 57th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on August 16th. Aston Martin will be the featured marque at the Concours this year. One of the reasons journalists love Bez is because he can't help himself: he spills the beans. There [...]
Lunch with Edouard Michelin December 5, 2005 – The 18-wheeler is going the way of the dinosaur. Difficult to believe those long-haul vehicles that put on over 130,000 miles per year, averaging 6 mpg and use 18-wheels to haul everything in your entire house are going away, but they are. And the happiest company to [...]