Bruce Meyers ran with people you probably shouldn’t trust with your wallet. His early adult life in the 1960s was basically a Beach Boys song. Now, in his mid-90s, Meyers recollects his past success and misfortunes in winding allegories that meander like his buggies on a beach—they rarely take a straight path to the finish line. Although he was wheeled around the New York auto show for media interviews, Bruce hardly missed an opportunity to walk 10 yards out of a conference room toward the electric buggy homage built by VW and strike a trailblazing "Captain Morgan" pose for...
Hyundai's chief designer: We're chasing legends now, not just sales
Luc Donckerwolke is one of us. The 53-year-old designer—born in South America, trained in Brussels, and chief designer for a South Korean global automaker—speaks with a soft French timbre that rises and falls mid-sentence. It makes every clause of every sentence sound like a playful...Aaron Cole
Audi Sport boss Michael-Julius Renz talks racing, competition, Formula E
Audi Sport's two-year-old headquarters in Neckarsulm, Germany, is an imposing complex of handling circuits, skidpads, and windows that cast light onto every nook, cranny, and crevice of the automaker's high-performance cars. Chief Michael-Julius Renz combs the grounds daily after taking over this...Aaron Cole
McLaren At The New York Auto Show: Interview With Anthony Joseph
At last week's New York Auto Show we took a few minutes to speak with McLaren Automotive's director for North America, Anthony Joseph. Looking at the recent past, the present, and the near future--despite the complete lack of the new P1 at the New York Auto Show--of the brand. The P1 has soaked up...Nelson Ireson
Interview with SRT Chief Ralph Gilles: 2012 New York Auto Show
Chrysler stole the show in New York with the debut of the 2013 SRT Viper. The snake is back, but we wanted to know more. Ralph Gilles, CEO of SRT Brand and head of design for Chrysler Group, took the time to speak with us and answer some of our questions about the new Viper. Right off the bat, we...Joel Feder
Mercedes-Benz 4Matic All-Wheel Drive: How It Compares To Quattro: Video
Automakers all make claims about what their various systems can do, and why those systems are better than the competition. Saying your system is better is one thing, backing up that claim with facts and true technical comparisons is a whole different thing. On our trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to...Joel Feder
We sat down with Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show to talk shop about the Aventador J and came away with some other--perhaps even more interesting--news.
Tesla Roadster Wins ReFuel EV Races, We Interview The Driver, Joe Nuxoll
We talk with Joe Nuxoll about winning the ReFuel EV SportElectric Time Trials in a bone-stock, first-generation Tesla Roadster.Nelson Ireson
Video: Infiniti's Kyle Bazemore Talks M Hybrid
Nissan and its Infiniti luxury division may have been late to the table when it comes to hybrids but neither brand is shying away from launching a new generation of gasoline-electric vehicles. Infiniti has fired the latest round in the battle for hybrid supremacy with the unveiling of a new hybrid...Viknesh Vijayenthiran