1931 Bentley Wins Best of Show at 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The 1931 Bentley Won Best of Show at 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, fitting as Bentley celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the historic British marque. The car is owned by the Honorable Sir Michael Kadoorie of Hong Kong. The car guide explains the Bentley 8-liter as basically an enlarged version of the six-speed with a [...]

100 years of Bentley at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Happy Anniversary Bentley * The past, present, and future of Bentley will be celebrated at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, including being the featured marque * the future of grand touring will make its US debut with the EXP 100 GT * First public showing of the third generation, all-new Flying Spur - the definitive luxury [...]

By |2020-04-26T09:12:25-07:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Bentley, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance|0 Comments

VW unveils the Tarok concept truck at NYIAS

Remembering my friend Warbro I remember when the Volkswagen Touareg came out and my good friend, Warren Brown was mad as spit. Touareg is a group of nomadic people from the Saharan interior of North Africa, originally named Tuareg. It bothered Brown that Tuaregs were slave runners and there would be a car named after [...]

Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

2019 Chicago Auto Show unveils

Cars in the Windy City [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="73"] Chicago is the windy city, but it is also home to the self-proclaimed largest auto show in the Nation. Here are some of the vehicles we saw while at the show: 2020 Subaru Legacy The seventh-generation Legacy will be available in Base, Premium, Sport, Limited, Limited XT and [...]

Toyota PAVEs way at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

100 lives a day. Start every article with that. One hundred lives a day are taken, and this is the first tool in years that has addressed the problem with a solution. That was the request of Mark Rosekind, the former head of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). A man that looked [...]

Race car driving autonomous cars WAPO carchat

A couple of weeks ago a chatter asked about the redesign of the Hyundai Azera for 2018 because they loved the car and would be interested in purchasing one. I just got word from Hyundai that, "There won't be a 2018 model Azera. We didn't have enough fans like this one." Do you watch racing? [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:55:07-07:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Lexus, Racing, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CARB CAFE Midterm Review VW emission

Presentation Honoring Engineers Involved in Volkswagen Case The Board will hear a presentation by Professional Engineers in California Government honoring CARB engineers involved in discovering and investigating Volkswagen’s diesel engine defeat devices. Public Meeting to Consider the Advanced Clean Cars Midterm Review The Board will hear the completed midterm review and recommendations on the Advanced [...]