World Premieres, speakerless cars, WAPO carchat

By | 2017-07-21T07:53:04+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: |

Sorry that we couldn't chat last week. We're back! The last time we chatted a chatter asked about the new concept from Continental AG, one of the big auto suppliers. They were showcasing a speakerless car; the system was built into the car instead. The chatter asked, "Using structural elements of the vehicle as speakers [...]

La familia flagship; the 2018 Audi A8

By | 2017-07-18T16:30:31+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , |

Barcelona, Spain July 12, 2017 - Audi hosted a 24-hour party in Barcelona, Spain to kick-off its newest, most intelligent sedan ever built.  The fourth-generation A8 sedan was the star of the show showcasing connectivity and piloted driving. The Audi Group, with its brands Audi, Ducati, Italdesign, and Lamborghini, is the most profitable segment of [...]

Volvo, China, France, California EVs

By | 2017-07-11T00:08:27+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Politics, Volvo|Tags: , , , |

Last week on the Washington Post carchat there were many questions about Volvo's decision to go all electrified by 2019. Why they asked? Why only Electric vehicles? In the face of the G20 conference just held in Hamburg, Germany, where nineteen of the countries in attendance agreed to the Paris Climate Change agreement, the United [...]