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Hot Topics with CAR’s President and CEO, Carla Bailo (2/18/2022)


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On a bi-weekly basis, CAR welcomes our audience to decompress with our President and CEO, Carla Bailo, as she covers and shares her thoughts on the latest Hot Topics happening in the automotive industry. While the biweekly newsletter primarily covers four topics, this feature story previews two of the topics covered on February 18, 2022. If you would like access to the full newsletter for better insights into critical industry issues you and your organization are facing, sign up for our mailing list here.

 

 

Driver Monitoring

Carla’s thoughts:

I hope you were able to join the CAR webinar on this subject. Here is the link.

The more I learn on this topic, the more I have yet to understand. We put systems in vehicles to aid in safety and avoid dangerous situations due to distraction or substance abuse – this is good. People become accustomed to them and become

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What you need to know about electric vehicles as President Biden, automakers announce EV goals

Gas will be out of gas if President Biden has his way.

The White House on Thursday announced a goal of making half of all new cars, trucks and SUVs sold in the U.S. zero-emission vehicles by 2030, including battery-powered electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cell cars.

The goal drew support from the automotive industry’s largest players, including General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen and Stellantis, the company formerly known as Fiat Chrysler. Supporters of Biden’s electric vehicle plan manufacture and sell the world’s most popular gas-powered vehicles, from the Ford F-150 pickup to the Toyota RAV4 SUV and the Honda Accord sedan.

Biden promoted the transition from gas to electric vehicles as crucial to combating climate change, which is worsened by emissions from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.

But getting from here to there will take years and involves numerous challenges.

► Charging access poses hurdle: More electric

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Vice President Chats With Travel And Leisure About Travel Tips From Safety Skilled

Electric bicycles, also known as e-bikes, are an up-and-coming expertise that has already gained widespread use in China and Japan. However, the e-bike trade general remains to be in an early stage of growth with important room for growth across the world. Each abroad traveler spends approximately $four,200 once they go to the U.S. and stays on common 18 nights. International travel spending directly supported about 1.2 million U.S. jobs and $33.6 billion in wages. 4 out of 5 home journeys taken are for leisure functions (eighty%).

What are the main needs and requirements of a leisure traveler?

These factors came in front of even essentials (e.g. cleanliness, comfortable mattress and pillows, etc.). On the other hand, for leisure travelers essentials are still a must. They need a comfortable bed and pillows, a clean room, etc. In addition to that, they also value sports facilities significantly.

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Akio Toyoda, President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the 2021 World Car Person of the Year.


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The honor was bestowed by the World Car Awards jury, a panel of more than 90 distinguished international journalists.

The World Car Awards announced: “Akio Toyoda is the charismatic President and CEO of Toyota Motor Corporation, where he has spent years successfully remaking his company. In 2020, under his leadership, Toyota remained profitable, despite COVID-19, thus protecting jobs worldwide. He has maintained Toyota’s steady pace of development for the Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electric (CASE) era and has initiated construction of the Woven City, an exciting, real-life prototype city of the future. All while actively participating in motorsports himself, as a driver.”

Responding to the World Car Awards, President Toyoda said: “On behalf of all 360,000 Toyota Team members around the world, thank you for this tremendous honor. If you don’t mind, however, I would like to change this award from car ‘person’ of the year to car ‘people’ of

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