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Honda Hyundai Kia Jeep Smart WAPO carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Categories: Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Smart|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I was at the Hyundai Ioniq event yesterday. I left last night because they are forecasting 25 mph winds and 1/2 an inch of rain every hour. Combine that with a little CRJ airplane, and I called United Airlines and changed my flight. Have you heard about the Ioniq? It's [...]

2017 Honda CR-V world unveil debut

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:25+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: Honda|Tags: , , , , |

Seconds try harder. Honda knows this, and they have Completely redesigned and reengineered America's best-selling SUV fifth generation of its CR-V nameplate to keep the barking dogs at bay. The 2017 Honda CR-V made its world debut in Detroit, Michigan. Honda is betting that the numerous enhancements and noticeable improvements to the vehicle, [...]

Twelve-year-old Cameron Honda Toyota carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:32+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Twelve-year-old Cameron came to visit me this week. Like most young boys, Cameron doesn't speak much unless you ask them a direct question, or you want to talk about cars. Cameron didn't like the look of the Honda Ridgeline. I queried him because that is a powerful statement for a [...]

remote key fob system wins PACE award

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: Acura, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:37+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: #unitedstates, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Ford, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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), Washington Auto Shwo|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 [...]

2016 Rosebowl Parade floats, marching bands, equestrians, and Nellie

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:44+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness, Honda, Travel & Leisure, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Floats Mascot Nellie, and Lou Ann Hammond, show you the floats, bands and equestrians from this years 2016 Rose Bowl Parade. The Rose Parade's elaborate floats have come a long way since the Tournament's early days. Today, float building is a multi-million dollar business and float construction begins almost immediately after the previous year's parade [...]

Honda flying high with jet FAA type cert

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:44+00:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Above the Clouds - Up in the Air, Automobiles and Energy, Aviation and Aerospace, Honda, Luxury Aviation, Private Aviation, Taking Off  - Wheels up|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"This is an exciting day for North Carolina and our state's aerospace industry," said North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory. "As far back as the Wright Brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, our role in aviation has always been significant. Now, when we look up in the sky, we will see jets made right here in [...]

2016 North American Car and Truck of the Year finalist

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:44+00:00 December 8th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, North American Car Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Technology, Volvo|Tags: , , , , , , |

The North American Car of the Year finalists for 2016 are the Chevrolet Malibu, Honda Civic, and Mazda MX-5 Miata. Finalists for the 2016 North American Truck/Utility of the Year are the Honda Pilot, Nissan Titan XD and the Volvo XC 90. The winners will be announced January 11th at the North American International Auto [...]

2016 Honda Civic pricing, mpg and the turbocharged engine on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:50+00:00 October 29th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Honda|Tags: , , , |

Honda Civic chief engineer, Yuji Matsumochi, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about the 2016 Honda Civic. This is Honda's tenth generation of Civic. for the tenth generation Honda has brought out a turbo-charged engine that is on the luxury line Civics. Acura has had a turbocharged engine since 2007, [...]