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Donald Trump, Joe Biden, NACTOY, NAIAS2017

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Congratulations Chevy Bolt! NACTOY's Car of the Year to an electric car that gets 238 driving range. Another great week! The Detroit Auto show was packed with news. It was overshadowed by auto industry news (aka Trump and Volkswagen), but it's not the first autoshow that we've had to weed [...]

Car Truck SUV of the Year short list

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 November 15th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY)|Tags: , , |

The list has been narrowed down to three in each category, SUV, Truck, and Car of the Year. The next round of voting will result in the Car, Truck and SUV of the Year, which will be announced at the North American International Automobile Show (NAIAS) The short list is the top three at the [...]

Magna’s Trailer Reverse Guidance on Ford Super Duty

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

John Mendel at #WAS16 – recalls, fuel cells and electric and hydrogen vehicles

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:42+00:00 January 25th, 2016|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Hydrogen, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

John Mendel was the keynote speaker at the Washington Auto Show (before the blizzard that shut down the entire city) #WAS16 on fuel cells and electric and hydrogen vehicles. Honda has had to recall many cars because one of its suppliers, Takata, made defective airbags. They have spent millions trying to find all [...]