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Ford F250 diesel Cadillac XT5 Toyota C-HR WAPO carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 11th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Cadillac, Ford, Toyota, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Finally, the rains have stopped, and the Sun has come out. There are so many sparkling clean cars in California; everywhere you look there is green, the flowers are blooming, it's going to be a beautiful Summer full of allergies people never knew they had. I drove a 2017 Ford [...]

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Aston Martin, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Ferrari, Italy, Jaguar, Land Rover, Luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract the new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, [...]

Jaguar I-Pace chief car designer Ian Callum

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: #LAAutoShow #LAAS, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Concept cars, electric vehicles (EV), Jaguar|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Los Angeles, 14 November 2016 - Ian Callum, Director of Design, said: “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of electric vehicle design. It’s a dramatic, future-facing cab-forward design with a beautiful interior – the product of authentic Jaguar DNA, electric technology and contemporary craftsmanship. Better than any 3D I-MAX movie I have [...]

Plug-in hybrids Chrysler Ford Mitsubishi

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 13th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Chrysler, Ford, Mitsubishi, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and friends, This is not the first time I have felt this way, but this is the first time I need to tell you. I really enjoy this chat and look forward to it each week. Whatever I am doing during the week I think about whether I should mention it to [...]

Magna’s Trailer Reverse Guidance on Ford Super Duty

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Categories: #Magna, 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 [...]

Jaguar, Chevy Bolt, Cruze, Honda CR-V

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:25+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Chevy, Honda, Jaguar, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, It's raining in Northern California, the first rain of the year. The oils will come up on the road, and there will be more accidents because people don't slow down in the rain and snow. At home this week I drove the 2017 Jaguar XE 35t First Edition AWD Sedan [...]

Electra Meccanica Solo, Ford Focus, carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:27+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, We're flying solo today folks. My good buddy, and yours, Warren, is on hiatus. He and my girlfriend, Mary Anne, aka Mrs. Brown, are in the throes of packing, moving and unpacking. The good news is that Stretch and I now have our own room in their new house. I'm [...]

August auto sales, Jaguar F-Pace, Toyota carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:30+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Jaguar, Toyota, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and Friends, August is done! August is an interesting month; it's the end of Summer, the time everyone starts buckling down again and getting serious. Many people take vacations during August, which is why auto sales are traditionally off a bit. Do we have chatters in Florida? If so, is everyone okay [...]

Superformance brings back the Ford GT 40

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:31+00:00 August 21st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles, Automobiles and Energy, Ford, Racing|Tags: , , |

Doug Campbell is at the Concorso Italian, and tells me that the GT40 continuation is built to exacting standards - in fact over two thirds of the rolling chassis's parts are interchangeable with that of an original car. The recreation by Superformance of the GT 40 that beat Ferrari and finished in the [...]

Chocolate, Mars, Lincolns & auctions

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Lincoln, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Lots of news this week! First, you've only got a little more than a week to win a box of chocolates for your Mother to give her for Mother's day. If you have a story to tell about your Mom (and presumably a Nissan), submit it, and you could be [...]