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Fast Furious and Fun at Geneva Motor Show

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, touring disco volante 2017 Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS)|Tags: , , , , , , |

A friend went to the Geneva Motor Show and came back with some photos of cars that struck them. A couple of the cars were concepts, others will only be seen in Europe, a couple will make it to the shores of the United States of America. The cars are a mix of mainstream and [...]

Magna, Nissan, Mazda, Infiniti WAPO carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:24+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Categories: #carchat, #Magna, Dodge, Mazda, Nissan, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Magna International opened their doors to show us some new products. Car companies sell today's products; when you visit an Auto Supplier, you get a real glimpse into the future of automobiles and the Auto Industry. Do you tow a trailer? The hardest part of towing is backing up. Magna [...]

Jeep, Mazda, Gocycle, my open road real wheels carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:31+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, My 92-year old neighbor, Barbara had a party on July 23rd to say thank you to everyone for being her friend. On July 30th she left us. I can see her sitting next to her beloved husband, Louie, in heaven, him watching Nascar, her watching the old westerns. I drove [...]

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 [...]

Derek Jenkins out as head of design for Mazda

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:54+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Mazda|Tags: , , , , |

Derek Jenkins is no longer the head of design as confirmed by Eric Booth, Senior Manager, Public Relations at Mazda North American Operations. According to Booth, Jenkins' last day was Friday, July 17, 2015, just days before the launch of the 2016 Mazda CX-3, "His last day was Friday. Derek was a huge part of [...]

Hybrids; past, present and future

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:12+00:00 August 4th, 2005|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Ethanol, Ford, GM, Honda, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Mazda, Podcasts, Technology, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We keep hearing how many hybrids are being sold and how many are coming out. The first Honda Insight was sold until July of 2005. Since then 311,718 hybrids have been sold. Hybrids currently available on the market, along with how many have been sold since their inception are; Ford: (11,795) Ford Escape(11,795)(first American hybrid) [...]