Reporting Jeff Gilbert
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TRAVERSE CITY, MI –(WWJ) AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert recently spent much of the past week in Traverse City for the annual Management Briefing Seminars, held by the Center for Auto Research. During that time, he had the opportunity to speak to a number of people.
We’ve put the video from those interviews all in one place:
Rick Snyder: Michigan’s governor talks with reporters about the conference, the election and his new project aimed at getting governors to work together to help the auto industry.
Mike Heneka: We talk with the President and CEO of Faurecia North America about the suppliers big expansion, and plans for future growth.
Jim Lentz: Toyota’s North America President and CEO sits down for a conversation about his company’s comeback from the recent earthqake and tsunami, and plans to build and develop more products in North America.
Steel: We talk with three executives from the Steel Market Develpment Institute about the growing use of steel in vehicles.
Jeff Schuster: The analyst from LMC Automotive talks about trends in car sales.
Christian Schumacher: We talk with the executive from supplier Continental about their new camera that helps detect pedestrians.
John Fleming: Ford’s Vice President of Global Manufacturing talks about efforts to turn around Europe, and updates us on the turnaround that’s already bearing fruit in the United States.
Anthony Pratt: Another view of car sales from the head of forecasting for Polk.
Tom Libby: The Polk analyst talks with us about quality and other ways to benchmark vehicles.
Joseph Bakaj: Ford’s VP of Powertrain Engineering talks wtih reporters about their new plug in hybrid, the C-Max Energi