Ford F250 diesel Cadillac XT5 Toyota C-HR WAPO carchat

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 [...]

2018 Toyota C-HR Circuit of the Americas

I was at the first Scion event in San Francisco, CA. I remember Jim Farley, CEO, and Chairman of Ford Europe, talking about Scion's goal; to be a skunkworks group to research what young people wanted in future cars. Somehow Scion ended being a brand by itself, succeeding for many years, but small cars have [...]

By |2020-02-11T12:01:26-08:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Racing, Toyota|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Toyota President on Made in America NAIAS2017

President-Elect Donald Trump has been talking about production in the United States. I asked Bob Carter, Senior Vice President of Automotive Operations of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,Toyota Motor Corporation, how does Toyota stack up with Made in the U.S.A.? Are they helping to make America great again? Carter rattled off the figures he has, [...]

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 [...]

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

Ojai-yo Toyota Prius Prime plug-in "Ohayou Gozaimasu," or "Ohayou" is the Japanese way to say "Good Morning. I am in Ojai, CA for the first drive of the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid. California is the largest market for the Toyota Prius. It's a perfect place to say Hello, or Ojai-yo, to the newest member [...]

By |2020-04-24T12:56:37-07:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Plugin-electric vehicles, Toyota|Tags: , |0 Comments

Health Travel Toyota Infiniti carchat

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid Well, it had to happen; all that flying around I finally got sick and missed a day of driving Toyotas. I got to drive the fabulous new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid and sit in the product reveal for the other Toyotas, but after that, I was in [...]

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

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen diesel and hydrogen

John Batchelor talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Volkswagen's agreement, Mary's Valley Rally hydrogen highway with the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Tucson. It's all about clean in California - clean transportation, clean energy, and clean long-range driving. The Honorable Judge Charles Beyer put his faith in Robert Mueller, the [...]