Race car driving autonomous cars WAPO carchat

A couple of weeks ago a chatter asked about the redesign of the Hyundai Azera for 2018 because they loved the car and would be interested in purchasing one. I just got word from Hyundai that, "There won't be a 2018 model Azera. We didn't have enough fans like this one." Do you watch racing? [...]

By |2017-08-14T13:55:07-07:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Lexus, Racing, Volkswagen, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

#NAIAS2017 VW scrum after Tiguan Atlas R-Line

Dr. Herbert Diess, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand, talked to journalist after the unveil of the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Atlas R-Line. Diess was asked about the VW employees going to jail, and whether Volkswagen executives were afraid to [...]

#cancersucks tires, Costcoauto, VW carchat

Washington Post Real Wheels car chat 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 [...]

Chevy Equinox VW Alzheimers carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I'm in Chicago for the Chevy Equinox unveil. The big news? The Equinox is lighter and will come out with three turbocharged engines, one of them will be a turbo-diesel that gets 40 mpg. Chevrolet is also mating their new 9-speed transmission with the 2.0-liter. Last week I drove the [...]

By |2017-03-22T07:59:26-07:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: #carchat, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Climate change VW, CARB and Senator Pavley

John Batchelor, host of the Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the climate change in Paris (COP21), France starting November 30, 2015. Last week at the Los Angeles auto show Lou Ann Hammond talked to Senator Fran Pavley D-CA. Does Pavley think SB-32 will pass the [...]

Auto industry scutify.com car chat

Good Morning Scudifites, Interest is the time value of money. If there is a zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) in play right now then putting your money in a savings account is not giving it the respect over the long-term. It will be safe, but it will not show the time value of money. There [...]

By |2020-05-22T17:29:04-07:00October 29th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Technology|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Piech and Winterkorn; age or results

Family feud Two days ago 67-year old Democrat Hillary Clinton declared that she was running for President of the United States. Today 43-year old Mark Rubio announced his candidacy while 62-year old Jeb Bush is considered the front-runner for the Republican candidacy for the 2016 run for Presidency. It wouldn't be a big surprise if [...]

By |2020-06-06T17:55:38-07:00April 16th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Politics, Volkswagen|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Martin Luther King memorial; Freedom of mobility, freedom to dream on Driving the Nation

Warren Brown, Washington Post journalist, Jonathan Browning, President and CEO, Volkswagen of America, and Harry E. Johnson, Sr., President, and CEO of the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation. The Martin Luther King Memorial will open August 28, 2011. Most of the car companies have donated to the memorial, the latest being Volkswagen of America. Jonathan [...]

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