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WWCOTY awards Volvo and WOW at the London Motor show

The Women’s World Car of the Year presented two awards at the London Motor Show; the car of the year to Volvo for the Volvo XC 40 and the Woman of Worth (WOW) award to Fiona Pargeter, Head of Global PR Communications, customer experience director, marketing communications, experiential marketing and customer insight at Jaguar Land [...]

James Corden wouldn’t sing with me at the Land Rover unveil

In my book, you don't get much bigger, more affable than James Corden. To me he is the epitome of wholesome fun, just watching him makes me smile. So, of course, when I saw him at the HD Buttercup in downtown Los Angeles the night before the 2017 L.A. Auto Show I had to go [...]

By |2018-04-26T15:04:15-07:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: Jaguar, Land Rover, Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS)|Tags: |0 Comments

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

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 new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, Cone, [...]

Jaguar I-Pace chief car designer Ian Callum

Jaguar I-PACE Los Angeles, 14 November 2016 - Ian Callum, Director of Design, said: “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of the 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 [...]

Jaguar, Chevy Bolt, Cruze, Honda CR-V

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 [...]

August auto sales, Jaguar F-Pace, Toyota carchat

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 [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:30-07:00September 2nd, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Jaguar, Toyota, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|0 Comments

Jaguar F-Pace; Grace, Space, Pace Ian Callum at NAIAS on Driving the Nation

The Jaguar F-Pace will be part of the future of Jaguar, but for now we got to hear Jaguar's chief designer, Ian Callum, talk about the car and the name of the sports crossover, Grace, Space, Pace. Here is Ian Callum on the eve of the 2015 NAIAS. From the Jaguar F-Pace release: Jaguar announces [...]

Jaguar’s design director, Ian Callum, on the Jaguar C-X17 concept on Driving the Nation

Ian Callum, chief design director for Jaguar, has been the driving force behind the design and resurgence of the Jaguar brand. Callum has spent most his life designing sports cars. This year he is going into his brother's, Moray Callum, Ford's executive director of design, territory by designing SUVs. He is also going into Landrover's [...]

Landrover’s Finbar McFall

Finbar McFall is Land Rover's Vice President of Marketing in North America. At the 2013 Los Angeles auto show McFall talks about Jaguar and Landrover's increasing marketshare. What accounts for the increase in sales? Are they conquest sales from other brands? Why doe it work so well to have Jaguar and Landrover owned by the [...]