Jose Carlos da Silveira Pinheiro Neto, Vice President of General Motors of Brazil

By | 2016-09-25T13:22:10+00:00 April 13th, 2007|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Ethanol, GM, Manufacturers, Politics|Tags: , , |

Jose Carlos da Silveira Pinheiro Neto Vice President General Motors of Brazil Mr. Jose Carlos da Silveira Pinheiro Neto is the Vice President of General Motors of Brazil. He began his career with General Motors – Brazil in 1970 as an attorney in the company’s legal department.In 1973, he was appointed Manager of the Legal [...]

State of the Union George Bush Larry Kudlow

By | 2017-03-22T08:07:54+00:00 August 6th, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Ethanol, Food and Wine, Podcasts, Politics, Presidential candidates, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |

I was on CNBCs “Kudlow and Company” with Anne Stevens, Chief Operating Officer, The Americas, Executive Vice President, Ford Motor Company, and Kudlow asked if there ought to be mandates for ethanol. I replied yes. After I got off the show, I realized that Kudlow meant for automobiles, but I meant for oil companies. You [...]

Cosan: ethanol and electricity in Brazil

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:02+00:00 August 4th, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Ethanol, Technology|Tags: , , , |

"Is sugar cane like strawberries?" I asked Vanessa Heitmann, engineer for COSAN Corporation, as she tried to explain why they got so much more sugar in June than they did in April. It's not just the quantity of sugar cane, but the quality, the amount of juice that you can get out of one stalk [...]

Ethanol: fuel, food or alcohol?

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:23+00:00 August 4th, 2004|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Ethanol, Food and Wine, GM, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The 20th Annual International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Trade Show was held this week in Madison, Wisconsin. I'm not saying that ethanol has become mainstream, but it's only right to note that the first item on the itinerary is a game of golf. Would this be their annual "Alcohol Open"? You only get the joke [...]