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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 [...]

Genesis G90 on WAPO real wheels carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, This week I am with the General Manager, Erwin Raphael, of the Genesis brand. If you have any questions, feel free to ask, and we will get your answers right away. Last week a chatter asked, "It's amazing how far Hyundai has come in the last several years. Do you [...]

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

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 [...]

California fires, Nissan, correcting the carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I am in a meeting with Nissan right now. They have already talked about the Titan, Armada. Now we are going to talk about Pathfinder. If you have questions ask it now, however driving impressions are embargoed till August 8. Warren and I try to be as accurate as we [...]

Twelve-year-old Cameron Honda Toyota carchat

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 [...]

Lexus and Trump on Real Wheels carchat on Washington Post

Good Morning Warren and friends, 2016 Lexus RC-F An accident waiting to happen When I drive a luxury sports car my biggest fear is getting a speeding ticket. The power is intoxicating. I watch my rearview mirror for cops and think of excuses for why I was going so fast that the officer might let [...]

Washington Post Real Wheels Toyota Ritz-Carlton

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I'm still in Los Angeles at the auto show. It's been a whirlwind. We test drove the new Toyota Prius Toyota RAV hybrid in Dana Point. Great new design for both and new fuel numbers and pricing below. The new models for the Prius based on Toyota’s New Global Architecture [...]

Los Angeles and Frankfurt auto show car chat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Next week is the Los Angeles auto show. If you want me to ask any questions or take pictures of certain cars let me know. I have put up some pictures I took from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show of MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, BMW, Audi and other pictures on www.drivingthenation.com [...]

Mazda SKYACTIV-R on Washington Post Real Wheels live car chat

New Mazda rotary I read that Mazda has unveiled a rotary-powered prototype. Have you heard anything about it? Thanks. A: Lou Ann Hammond Here is the speech that was given at the Tokyo Motor Show about the Mazda RX-Vision sports car. RX-VISION represents a vision of the future that Mazda hopes to one day make [...]

Volvo XC90 car of the year on Washington Post Real Wheels car chat

The Women's World Car of the Year awards results just came out and the Volvo XC 90 won. 2016 Volvo XC 90 soaring I drove the Scion iA, Chevy Malibu, and the Honda HRV this week. The Scion iA was around $17,000, the Honda HRV around $27,000 and the Chevy Malibu was around [...]