BYD PHEV SUV, Memorial day, Takata airbag carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:33+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Last week I wrote that the Volvo XC 90 will be the first plug-in hybrid SUV. I should have said in the United States. China already has plug-in SUVs and the BYD Tang SUV plug-in hybrid has sold more than 12,000 units so far this year. Warren Buffett owns 10% [...]

American autos vs. German vs. Japanese vs. Chinese vs. Korean carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Hello from Gothenburg, Sweden! I am here with a group of women from the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) to give an award to Volvo for being the car of the year for the XC 90. We represented the 22 women from seventeen countries that vote for the [...]

WWCOTY awards Volvo XC 90 car of the Year

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Volvo, Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY)|Tags: , , , , |

Mr. Håkan Samuelsson, President, and CEO of Volvo Car Group, was at an event in Gothenburg, Sweden to receive the prestigious Women's World Car of the Year award for the Volvo XC90. Seven of the twenty-two women jurors were in attendance, representing six of the seventeen countries that make up the Women's World [...]

A sneak peak into Volvo’s future cars from Sweden

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gothenburg, Sweden - Volvo’s new global small car range will include a pure battery electric vehicle with a 350km driving range as well as a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain variant with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Volvo will bring these powertrains out on a new platform called Compact Modular Architecture [...]