2019 Hyundai Kona Electric ~ fuel for life

Fuel for Life Hyundai gets it - people don't want to sit in their bathroom and drive down the highway, they want to sit in their posh living room while driving down the road. Whether it is an alternative powertrain or not, people want luxury in their car. The price of the average [...]

2019 Hyundai Veloster

Let's dance, put on your red shoes and dance There's a reason people love to watch Dancing with the Stars. Sure, part of it is to see their favorite star, to watch their transformation as they go from football player or ex-Trump wife to a person that flows across the floor to the golden globe [...]

By |2020-04-13T06:43:31-07:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Hyundai|Tags: |2 Comments

2018 Hyundai Kona drinking Kona on Kona

Kona, Hawaii - After two hundred miles of driving from the Kona Coast of the big island sea-level to 6,600 feet in altitude, through rain, clouds, and humidity my colleagues and I met up, and they all asked the same question, What did you think of the car? 2018 Hyundai Kona car, crossover, the [...]

By |2019-12-25T17:03:10-08:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Hyundai|Tags: |1 Comment

2018 hyundai accent review – first drive

2018 Hyundai accent new car review When the first Hyundai Accent came on the market in 1995, it was brought out with immense skepticism by the buying public. Hyundai's success came when they offered a ten year or 100,000 warranty. Accent's progress continues, partly, because Hyundai keeps improving the quality of the four-door sedan. Mike [...]

By |2020-05-25T17:16:11-07:00February 5th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hyundai|Tags: |0 Comments

Honda Hyundai Kia Jeep Smart WAPO carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I was at the Hyundai Ioniq event yesterday. I left last night because they are forecasting 25 mph winds and 1/2 an inch of rain every hour. Combine that with a little CRJ airplane, and I called United Airlines and changed my flight. Have you heard about the Ioniq? It's [...]

By |2020-01-29T19:24:32-08:00February 25th, 2017|Categories: Honda, Hyundai, Jeep|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Hyundai Ioniq part of a long-term plan

The Hyundai Ioniq could be one of the first vehicles in three different powertrains based on the same front-wheel-drive architecture. If you've been in the Hyundai Elantra, then you know about the size of the Ioniq sedan. I have long said that if I could have a four-sedan without the plastic feel, I [...]

Hyundai SEMA Kia motorcycles WAPO carchat

Stretch helped me out this week and went to Las Vegas to drive the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport with a starting price of $21,650 or the Elantra Sport automated shifting with a 7-speed DCT and paddle shifters for $22,750. Stretch got around 28 miles per gallon. How many of you are worried about car hacking/cybersecurity? [...]

By |2020-05-22T20:07:59-07:00November 7th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Hyundai, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Hyundai shows five concepts at SEMA 2016

Hyundai Motor America showed five new concepts at the 2016 SEMA show, including a special skunkworks race concept. HYUNDAI JOINS FORCES WITH BISIMOTO TO DEVELOP “SANTA-FAST” 1,075 HORSEPOWER REAR-DRIVE SANTA FE SUV FOR 2016 SEMA SHOW Hyundai and Bisimoto have again partnered for the SEMA show, this time developing a 1,040 horsepower, rear-drive “Santa-Fast” SUV. [...]

By |2020-05-22T20:16:38-07:00November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Concept cars, Hyundai|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Buick Avista concept car of the Year

I remember seeing the Buick Avista concept car at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI, and couldn't believe what General Motors had created. A stunning coupe that hasn't graced the streets yet, and may never which is why it is called a concept. The 8-speed automatic transmission, 3.0L twin turbo V6, [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen diesel and hydrogen

John Batchelor talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Volkswagen's agreement, Mary's Valley Rally hydrogen highway with the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Tucson. It's all about clean in California - clean transportation, clean energy, and clean long-range driving. The Honorable Judge Charles Beyer put his faith in Robert Mueller, the [...]