About Bertel Schmitt

After a 40 year hiatus, spent doing propaganda in the automotive industry around the world, Bertel returns as a journalist and to the roots of his initials. His wife is a late model Japanese Import.

Thursday Morning Auto News, Apr 19, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Apr 18, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Auto News, Apr 17, 2018

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Monday Morning Auto News, Apr 16, 2018

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Friday Morning Auto News, Apr 13, 2018

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Tesla too late as Volkswagen and Toyota join their truck forces

Shimo and Renschler – (c) Bertel Schmitt

Should you be among the people highly excited about Tesla’s prospects with heavy trucks, count yourself lucky that you weren’t in the ballroom of Tokyo’s Grand Prince Hotel this afternoon. Would you have been, you went home with all hopes abandoned.  In said ballroom, two global players in the heavy truck business announced that they would join hands, because doing it alone is fraught with dangers.  Unsaid, but quickly evident: Newcomers, don’t even try.  Also, the allied bus and truck makers, will not bet on either battery electric or fuel cell. They will do both. [Continue Reading]

Thursday morning car news, April 12, 2018

 

 

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Apr 11, 2018

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