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Continental is a global business Made in USA

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 10th, 2017|Categories: #unitedstates, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Politics, Presidential candidates|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 got out of the vehicle I [...]

GM CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, GM, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Car shows, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , |

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

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:30+00:00 February 9th, 2014|Categories: 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Connectivity, Continental AG, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Toyota advanced technology at NAIAS

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:28+00:00 January 21st, 2010|Categories: 2010 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Car shows, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Fuel cells, Fuel economy, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Technology, Toyota, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , |

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Bill Reinert is the  National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales USA. Reinert talked to me about the intricate working parts of the electric vehicle infrastructure. What will make electric vehicles work from a systemic point of view? Toyota sold the RAV4 [...]

BYD, Warren Buffet and the BYD e6

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:30+00:00 January 15th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), BYD, electric vehicles (EV), Emissions, Green cars, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

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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