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By | 2017-03-24T16:40:07+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, How is everyone today? I hope you're ready for Spring because it is going to go from 40-50s to mid-70s in a matter of days. Make sure your windshield wipers are still in good shape because you're still getting rain on the East Coast. We're still getting rain on the [...]

#cancersucks tires, Costcoauto, VW carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:26+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Continental AG, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I am dedicating this blog to Holly Reich and to anyone that has fought cancer. Holly fought cancer for twenty years, four times successfully. Each time I would ask her why she fought so hard and she would tell me that "because if I can help find a cure for [...]

How much do you get from Volkswagen settlement if you own a VW diesel?

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:32+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

In 1967, California’s Governor Reagon established the California Air Resources Board (CARB) because of the pollutants in the air in California. It was the first emissions standard in the Nation and is the stalwart of the Nation for emissions. Attorney General Kamala D. Harris and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are very proud of [...]

John Batchelor radio show, Volkswagen diesel and hydrogen

By | 2016-09-25T19:03:27+00:00 April 26th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Hyundai, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , |

John Batchelor talks to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, about Volkswagen's agreement, Mary's Valley Rally hydrogen highway with the Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Tucson. It's all about clean in California - clean transportation, clean energy and clean long range driving. The Honorable Judge Charles Beyer put his faith in Robert Mueller, [...]

travel, rally volkswagen earth day carchat

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:34+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, Travel, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , , |

Good Morning Warren and Friends, It must be summer - everyone is traveling, or has traveling plans. Yesterday Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board (CARB) and other government officials drove from Santa Monica to Sacramento, CA in "Mary's Valley Rally" touting hydrogen cars, Toyota Mirai and Hyundi Tucson, that can get 300 miles to the [...]

Are diesel cars dying in the United States?

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:41+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Technology, Travel, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In January 2016, there were 500 diesel cars sold in the United States. Volkswagen has put its 2.0-liter and 3.0-liter vehicles sales on hold till they can figure out an acceptable solution to the EPA and CARB for their Generation 1 - Generation 3 and 3.0-liter emission equipped vehicles that currently do not meet emissions [...]

CARB shows the equipment that found the Volkswagen defeat device

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:42+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Categories: #recalls, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Technology, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

John Swanton, California Air Resources Board (CARB) air pollution specialist spokesperson, took Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation, around the El Monte, California technology center. The El Monte center is the technology center that is credited with finding out how the defeat devices on Volkswagen diesel passenger cars from 2009 to 2015. [...]

CARB rejects VW recall issues Violation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:43+00:00 January 13th, 2016|Categories: Audi, Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Porsche, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , , , |

SACRAMENTO - The California Air Resources Board (CARB) today notified Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. that it is rejecting VW’s submitted recall plan for 2-liter diesel passenger vehicles sold in California between 2009 and 2015. It also notified VW of violations of California air quality regulations associated with the company’s use of a “defeat device” [...]

2016 Volkswagen Passat unveil and pricing on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:50+00:00 October 26th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Technology, Volkswagen|Tags: |

All 2016 Passat models have a rearview camera as standard equipment. The 1.8T S model with a six-speed automatic transmission has a starting MSRP of $22,440 and has a high level of standard equipment, including 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels; Climatronic® dual-zone climate control; MIB II Composition Color touchscreen infotainment system with 5-inch color display, [...]