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Geneva Motor Show Russia Ukraine gas cars

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:27+00:00 March 5th, 2014|Categories: 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Audi, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Ford, GM, Luxury vehicles, MINI, Politics, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Russia and the Ukraine are starting to seep into the Geneva Motor show discussions, and there is concern about what will happen if this situation is not contained soon if cooler heads do not prevail. European, American and Asian car makers are closely monitoring the “situation” in Ukraine. An unmarked military truck in Crimea [...]

Finland and Russia, oil and automobiles

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:13+00:00 August 4th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Fossil fuels, Politics, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I met Pekka Tefke, President of Volvo Oy Ab (Finland), at the 2005 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI. Tefke was astonished that the auto show of the year was “all the buzz about environmental concerns.” The show was also about not using as much oil, keeping the fun in functionality and still [...]