Magna, Nissan, Mazda, Infiniti WAPO carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Dodge, Mazda, Nissan, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Magna International opened their doors to show us some new products. Car companies sell today's products; when you visit an Auto Supplier, you get a real glimpse into the future of automobiles and the Auto Industry. Do you tow a trailer? The hardest part of towing is backing up. Magna [...]

Magna’s Actero Air and aerodynamics

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , |

Tony Povinelli, Director of Advanced Technology and Business Development for Magna Exteriors and Interiors, talked about ACTERO an Active Aerodynamic Systems that includes active grill shutters that comprise of a louver system that blocks front-end vehicle airflow at the grille. There is a cooling module to reduce vehicle drag or optimize engine temperatures, [...]

Magna’s Trailer Reverse Guidance on Ford Super Duty

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: Ford, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Technology|Tags: , , , |

Akinyele Ikuseru, Magna's system engineer shows off the 2017 Ford Super Duty with Trailer Reverse Guidance System. You can see the trailer through the NAV system as well as the trajectory of the trailer as the steering wheel is turned. The system is supported by Magna's multi-patented EYERIS driver-assistance technology developed jointly by [...]

C3 Connected Infiniti Kia carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:25+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Infiniti, Kia, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, We drove the Infiniti QX 60 all week. Another great 3-row CUV that starts around $43,000 comes in AWD. The V-6 EPA fuel economy is stated at 20 city / 27 highway. Fun week for me! Stretch and I went to San Francisco to the C3 Connected Summit. [...]