president

Toyota President on Made in America NAIAS2017

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Car shows, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Politics, Presidential candidates, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , , |

President-Elect Donald Trump has been talking about production in the United States. I asked Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,Toyota Motor Corporation, how does Toyota stack up with Made in the U.S.A.? Are they helping to make America great again? Carter rattled off the figures he has, [...]

Have global climate standards reached a plateau?

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Politics, Presidential candidates|Tags: , , , , , , |

Global standards are global people working together for a common cause of economics and efficiency, but are profits of one company more important than national standardization or state standardization for the good of all people? In the auto industry, there is always talk of standardization of equipment and technology. It's the standardization that brings down [...]

A dinner, A promise, A dealership – BMW’s President & CEO goes to Mexico

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:51+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, BMW|Tags: , , , |

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.

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:52+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Diesel, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

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.