Volvo hires Google Head of Creative

From Google to Volvo Well, this should be interesting. Volvo just hired away from Google John Militello as Director, Marketing Innovation and Strategy for Volvo cars America, reporting to Bodil Eriksson, Executive Vice President, Volvo North America. Google and Apple are playing an increasingly more important role in automobiles and there have been software engineers [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:04:43-08:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Volvo|0 Comments

Telsa Model S EV and autonomous by Bosch

A Naked Tesla in the wild Bosch stripped a Tesla Model S electric vehicle, brought in fifteen sensors, and lidar to create the first Model S P85 electric self-driving vehicle. We drove it last week in Boxberg, Germany. We got to see the future, and the future is not that far away. There is an [...]

MEMS; the future of autonomous vehicles

If you owned a 1979 vehicle, you were one of the first people to drive with a MEMS in their car. Today there are discussions on how many MEMS should be in cars. Bosch says there are about fifty. What is a MEMS? Remember the BBC television show Keeping up Appearances? Part of the sitcom's [...]

Denise McClugagge 1927-2015, You mattered on Driving the Nation

Denise McClugagge, you mattered Denise McClugagge passed away this week. The legendary McClugagge was a co-founder of Autoweek and so much more. Twitter, Facebook and media posts were lit up today with tributes to McClugagge. There are two words that summed her up the best...you mattered. YOU MATTERED. In a world of fifteen seconds of [...]

By |2020-01-20T17:03:31-08:00May 7th, 2015|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Celebrities, Toyota|0 Comments

2016 Honda Pilot Collision Mitigation Braking System

It's not just words when Honda says the new Pilot features the most comprehensive set of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies ever offered on a Honda vehicle. Together these technologies make up Honda SensingTM, a suite of technologies designed to expand the driver’s situational awareness while sensing and responding to potential road hazards, including other [...]

By |2018-11-05T17:19:36-08:00May 4th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Safety, Video|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Honda Real Wheels carchat Washington Post

Good Morning Warren and friends Many of you have been wondering about the Honda HR-V. The embargo is lifted and here is my review. Yes, I like the vehicle a lot and I think it will do quite well in the market, especially when the starting MSRP is under $20,000. I got to see the [...]

2016 Honda Pilot’s Advanced Safety Performance

2016 Honda Pilot It's not just words when Honda says the new Pilot features "the most comprehensive set of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies ever offered on a Honda vehicle. Together these technologies make up Honda SensingTM, a suite of technologies designed to expand the driver’s situational awareness while sensing and responding to potential road [...]

By |2020-04-27T21:16:21-07:00May 1st, 2015|Categories: #youtube, Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Safety, Technology, Video|1 Comment