Got a great idea? Need money? NSF

At the Washington Auto Show The National Science Foundation (NSF) showed off one of the projects they funded. The NSF funds more than 3,000 autonomous vehicle research projects. The organization is dedicated to funding projects in science and engineering research and education that will directly impact our world. A great example is a Collaborative Research [...]

Washington Auto show hosts Senate hearing

Washington Auto Show goes political The Washington Auto Show 2018 is in full gear, and since the auto show is in Washington D.C., it is full of rules, regulations, and politics. It was standing room only as U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, convened a hearing [...]

The biggest obstacle for automated vehicles

Washington Auto Show politics On the eve of the Washington Auto Show, 2018 four experts and a Senator came together to talk about automated vehicles. Each person talked about the benefits and the struggles the rules and regulations, the technology, the acceptance, and the infrastructure. Awareness, Acceptance, and existing infrastructure are at the top of [...]

By |2020-05-25T17:36:48-07:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Washington Auto Show|1 Comment

Free gifts students at Ferrari first BEV for Volvo XC 40

Have you started your Christmas Shopping? Before you finish it Warren and I have some great gifts we've rounded up for you that we are giving away on the next car chats, 12/8, 12/15 and 12/22 culminating with the big giveaway on December 22. Two new gifts were added this week. Shell Oil Company heard [...]

By |2020-03-23T07:25:49-07:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Volvo, Washington Auto Show,|1 Comment

Savari shows off V2X V2V V2I V2P technology

Washington Auto Show With the U.S. DOT news yesterday (announced rule for V2V technology for lightweight vehicles), we’re very close to seeing V2X technology take off on our roadways. V2X communications sensors will become standard like ABS brakes and seatbelts in cars, leaving the camera, radar and Lidar sensors in the dust. Savari will be [...]

Recall notice from Insurance company

Washington Auto Show At the Washington Auto Show ‎Executive Vice President at American Honda, John Mendel talked about how much money Honda has spent trying to track down the owner of each Honda to ensure that every Honda on the road that was part of the Takata airbag recall knew to get their car new [...]

Honda recalls and alternative vehicles

2016 Washington Auto Show 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 [...]

February 7, 2014 Washington Post carchat

Chicago auto show Good morning Warren and Friends Warren is finishing up the Washington Auto show while I am at the Chicago auto show. There were quite a few unveils, including Nissan announced that FedEx would start using the NV200 as one of their fleet vehicles to deliver packages. There was a world unveil of [...]

Scott Keogh: The difference between diesel and gasoline

Washington Auto Show When Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America, was at the 2013 Washington Auto Show he talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the difference diesel has made in the United States, "Since Audi brought out its first diesel in 2009 till now, it has reduced US fuel consumption by 4.6 million [...]

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