First Drive: electric and autonomous Tesla S by Bosch on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:55+00:00 May 27th, 2015|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Bosch, Suppliers, Technology, Tesla Motors, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , |

First Drive: electric and autonomous Tesla S by Bosch on Driving the Nation Bosch stripped a Tesla Model S electric vehicle, brought in fifteen sensors, and a lidar to create the first Model S P85 electric self-driving vehicle. We drove it last week in Boxberg, Germany. We got to see the [...]

Bill Ford keynote speaker at 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:20+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Ford, Manufacturers, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , |

Orlando, FL - Ford Executive Chairman, William "Bill" Clay Ford Jr., was the keynote speaker at the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). Ford talked about his vision for the future of transportation, and how intelligent vehicles and innovations such as smart electrification can help solve emerging transportation issues on roads around [...]

Michael Mauer, Porsche’s designer, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:35+00:00 January 28th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Car designers, Hybrids, Porsche, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , |

Michael Mauer, chief designer for Porsche took time to talk to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself at the 2011 North American International Auto show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. Mauer talked about the future of Porsche's sports cars, and why Porsche is building a 918 Spyder Hybrid. What does the Porsche 918 RSR mean to [...]