Suppliers

Driving the Nation reports on the leading global automotive suppliers and Global Automotive Components. The term “megasupplier” applies to the top 20 auto suppliers.

CES technology you’ve come a long way bandwidth

What did bandwidth get you back in the 1980s? the 90s? the beginning of the 21st century? Brett Stark, Continental's telematics group goes through the levels of bandwidth. What year/decade did Level 1 bandwidth come on the market? What could one do on Level 1? We go through the levels of bandwidth with Stark and [...]

John Batchelor Larry Kudlow #NAIAS2017

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 [...]

Continental brings eHorizon to motorcycles and cars

At the Los Angeles Auto Show Hans Heibl talked about e-Horizon. Hiebl is the executive VP Infotainment and Connectivity for Continental AG. Continental has been working on autonomous and connected cars for years. Connecting cars, the ability to speak car-to-car of infrastructure-to-car is an important aspect of autonomous vehicles. Most connected communities are working with [...]

#cancersucks tires, Costcoauto, VW carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I am dedicating this blog to Holly Reich and to anyone that has fought cancer. Holly fought cancer for twenty years, four times successfully. Each time I would ask her why she fought so hard and she would tell me that "because if I can help find a cure for [...]

remote key fob system wins PACE award

A remote key fob is akin to the remote for your television set; believe it or not, there are people that still get up to change the channel on their television, and there are still people that use a key to open their car door. There are also people that have remote key fobs that [...]

America’s best Auto employers for 2016

Every year Forbes comes out with the Top 500 America's best employers. Eighteen of those 500 companies were car companies, or auto suppliers. In order of their ranking in 2016 here is the list; Every year Forbes comes out with the Top 500 America's best employers. Eighteen of those 500 companies were car companies or [...]

Questions about autonomous driving from drivers

Last week on the Washingtonpost.com car chat a chatter sent an intriguing comment, "A long time ago, I remember an old car ad series (Mercedes? BMW? Doesn't matter). The ad featured a picture of somebody posing proudly with their car, with the tagline, "Nobody poses for pictures with their toaster." (Or something like that.) As [...]

Acura NSX with Panasonic ELS Audio CES2016

We're at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the Panasonic Auto booth listening to the ELS Studio Premium Audio System In the Next-Generation Acura NSX Supercar. Listen as we talk over Uptown Funk about the nine speakers and subwoofer that creates an intimate - very intimate - setting inside the Acura NSX. [...]

Bosch electrification and power train mobility

Bosch electrification and power train mobility at the Detroit auto show. Heiko Weller, Vice President of Engineering for Bosch, talked to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about evolving mobility and two power trains in a car. Is there a paradigm shift in the way the powertrain [...]

Want to talk about automated driving?

There's a website for that, 2025ad.com Continental launched a new website during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, 2025AD.com. www.2025AD.com is a new website that focuses on legal and social aspects on the mobility of the future. Most experts agree that 2025 is the beginning of truly automated driving, hence the website name, [...]

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