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October 9, 2015 chat about cars on Washington Post

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:51+00:00 October 12th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Ten generations of Honda Civic I'm in Tarrytown, NY, today for the Honda Civic launch. Of course there is an embargo, but think of all the new "stuff" the Accord has on its car. What is amazing is how much the shape and size of the Civic has [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com September 18, 2015

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:52+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com September 18, 2015 Warren and I were in Frankfurt, Germany, for the 66th Frankfurt International Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) motor show. I am sure Warren will be writing about the show from his view. The descriptive words from the motor show were connectivity, mobility, [...]

2016 Mazda Miata on Real Wheels car chat Washington Post

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

It's been a busy week again. We drove three cars this week: the 2016 Mazda Miata, the 2016 Mazda CX-3, and the 2015 Jaguar F-Type S Coupe Manual. 2016 Mazda Miata - here's looking at you kid What a surprise it was to find out that Mazda's head designer, Derek Jenkins, was no [...]

Fiat Chrysler Auto on Real Wheels car chat Washington Post

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Newsletter, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and friends, Today I am in Warren, Mich., at the Fiat Chrysler Auto (FCA) LLC Chelsea Proving Grounds. FCA is showing off What's new in their stables. A question for you - which do you like better - a turbo direct injection or a diesel pickup? I have a friend at Chrysler [...]

2016 Volvo XC90 on Real Wheels car chat Washington Post

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 June 19th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Featured, Food and Wine, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

It will be over 100 degrees today in Auburn, Calif. If you have people or animals, in the back of the vehicle it tends to be warmer. Bring water and treats. Park in the shade if you can. Lower the windows 1/2 an inch if you are in a safe neighborhood. And don't forget to [...]

Lou Ann Hammond chats on www.washingtonpost.com, December 30, 2011

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 January 2nd, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Food and Wine, lou ann hammond, Manufacturers, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

Warren is off today. His internet service is taking a break. But  we're going on with the show. I hope everyone has had a wonderful week of too much food and lots of presents. Let's get to the questions It's a life cycle we all go through: we buy for safety when we have children, [...]

Scott Belcher, Intelligent Transportation Systems America

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:18+00:00 December 26th, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Intelligent Transport Systems - World Congress (ITS), Technology, Video|Tags: , , |

Scott Belcher is the President and CEO, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America). Belcher talks about ITS America and the transportation available in America. ITS America utilizes GPS, smartphones, connected vehicles to achieve intelligent means to make driving faster and safer. There are companies at ITS America that are creating different modes [...]

Bill Ford keynote speaker at 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:20+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, drivingthenation.com, Ford, lou ann hammond, Manufacturers, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , |

Orlando, FL - Ford Executive Chairman, William "Bill" Clay Ford Jr., was the keynote speaker at the 18th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). Ford talked about his vision for the future of transportation, and how intelligent vehicles and innovations such as smart electrification can help solve emerging transportation issues on roads around [...]

Ford and Hyundai may take your breath away, says Strategic Vision

By | 2015-11-01T15:29:19+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Categories: Auto industry news, Buick, Ford, Hyundai, Manufacturers|Tags: , , , |

2011 Hyundai Sonatas highest Total Value score in the history of the study”and that is in all of the segments, luxury included. “When the data came back on the 2011 Hyundai Sonata, it was so impressive it prompted us to re-examine the data several times to be certain,” says Strategic Vision President Alexander Edwards. “The [...]

Richard Carter, Rolls Royce, and Bijan bespoke Phantoms on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:40+00:00 January 6th, 2011|Categories: 2010 Los Angeles auto show, Car designers, Car shows, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , |

Richard Carter, global director of communications for Rolls-Royce, talks to Warren Brown, Washington Post, and myself about Bijan, the designer creating bespoke rolls-Royce Phantoms for Bijan's clients, called driveable art.