Continental is a global business Made in USA

Continental owns fifty-five facilities in the United States, and around 25% of Continental's business is in the United States. Continental's Trade policy, according to Jeff Klei, President, North America, Continental, is that they are in the market for the market. As trade policies change, Continental will adjust. Who will take care of the regulations and [...]

Vice President Joe Biden at #NAIAS2017

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Vice President Joe Biden is not gone yet as evidenced by his appearance at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). "The folks that are out there selling these vehicles, they're job creators too," as Biden entered the hall and headed to the Chrysler products. As the Vice President [...]

GM CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum

General Motors CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum talked about Donald Trump's tweets and Mexico trade issues. President-elect Donald Trump named the first female CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra to a Strategic and Policy Forum, a 16-member economic and job creation advisory board. Barra said that GM will keep its small car production in [...]

#NAIAS2017 VW scrum after Tiguan Atlas R-Line

Dr. Herbert Diess, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, talked to journalist after the unveil of the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Atlas R-Line. Diess was asked about the VW employees going to jail, and whether Volkswagen executives were afraid to [...]

Mobility statistics from Continental AG

Continental AG gave some interesting statistics at the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). They included; What percentage of people really like to drive? What percentage of American drivers have already been in accidents? What type of accident was it? What percentage of American drivers want Advanced driverless automotive solutions (ADAS)? What percentage of [...]

BYD, Warren Buffet and the BYD e6

North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI – Henry Li, General Manager for Auto Exports for BYD sat down with me at the 2009 Detroit auto show. Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. has invested about $235 million purchasing roughly 10% of BYD. Buffet is the second largest investor, behind the entrepreneur [...]

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