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 [...]

John Batchelor Larry Kudlow #NAIAS2017

By | 2017-01-12T16:31:18+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: #johnbatchelorradioshow, Continental AG, GM, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Radio, Toyota|Tags: , , , , |

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS2017) was overshadowed by President Elect Donald J. Trump's tweets. Vice President Joe Biden walked through the Cobo Hall in Detroit, Michigan. While sitting in a Chrysler sedan, I asked Biden if could talk about electric cars. He spoke of the 25,000-mile electric charging station that he and President [...]

GM CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:23+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, GM, North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

General Motors CEO Mary Barra at #naias2017 scrum talked about Donald Trump's tweets and Mexico trade issues. President-elect Donald Trump named the first female CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra to a Strategic and Policy Forum, a 16-member economic and job creation advisory board. Barra said that GM will keep its small car production in [...]

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 [...]

2018 Chevy Cruze hatchback turbodiesel

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:26+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Chevy, Diesel|Tags: , , , , , |

The best-selling Chevrolet vehicle globally is getting another variant; a 2018 Chevy Cruze hatchback turbodiesel 6-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmission. Building on the 2018 Chevy Equinox turbodiesel announcement two weeks ago, Alan Batey, president of GM North America, confirmed the Cruze hatchback diesel, "the compact diesel segment has historically represented more than 400,000 unit [...]

2018 Chevy Equinox lighter more mpg

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:26+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Categories: #generalmotors, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

It's the first day of the Autumn, the Equinox, the perfect day for Chevrolet to unveil its all-new, third-generation Equinox tonight. Lighter, sleeker, and more miles per gallon Chevy is bringing three turbocharged engines — including the segment’s first turbo-diesel, and it's brand new nine-speed automatic transmission on the 2.0-liter Equinox. For more [...]

Buick Avista concept car of the Year

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:32+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Buick, Concept Car of the Year, Hyundai, Technology, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

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, [...]

Costco Auto & Chevy offer exclusive Silverado

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)|Tags: , , , , |

Costco Auto Program is an exclusive program only for Costco members. The membership just got more exclusive! Costco Auto Program has teamed up with Chevrolet to deliver a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Crew Cab with an exclusive package available only to 5,000 Costco members from April 1 to May 31, 2016, or while supplies [...]

Liz Wetzel, Buick Cascada interior designer

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:42+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Buick, Car designers|Tags: , , , |

Liz Wetzel, Buick Cascada interior designer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show pre-show. The last time Buick made a convertible, the Reatta, in the United States George H.W. Bush was President. There are two models; Buick Cascada and Cascada Premium. You can see, from [...]

23 hours of fun in Florida in a Buick Cascada

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:42+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Buick, Food and Wine, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , , , , |

Miami, Florida has a vibe, a smell that comes off the ocean that puts your mind at ease. We're here for a quick 23 hours, but we are making the most of it. I throw my stuff on the crisp white bed at the Edition Hotel, jump in a Buick Encore and head [...]