Mini Cooper SE – Electric mpg, pricing, video and pictures

By |2019-09-17T09:15:26-07:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), MINI, Monterey Car Week, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance|Tags: |

As the Mini-e drove over the winner’s circle on the 18th green at the Lodge at Pebble Beach, I watched intently. MINI keeps its British humor but cleans up the tailpipe. I am in the market for an electric vehicle. I have solar panels, so I don’t pay for electricity. In fact, I [...]

California has fewer emissions, higher GDP, more people

By |2019-09-18T14:43:39-07:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Environment|Tags: , |

Oh no, another reason to hate California! Manufacturing of electricity in California is changing, and it is showing up as fewer emissions and more in-state energy produced and used in California. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) came out with the executive summary of emissions from 2000 to 2017. For the first time since California [...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance video and the 18th Green pictures

By |2019-09-04T14:01:20-07:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Monterey Car Week, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance|Tags: , |

The Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance presented by Rolex rolled right in front of us. We watched as almost every vintage vehicle that parks on the 18th green on Sunday drove past us from the Lodge at Pebble Beach. The morning jog up 17th mile and around the Monterey Peninsula's quaint picturesque seaside mountains [...]

Experiencing art in Italy’s Casole d’Elsa Medieval Village

By |2019-08-30T12:15:15-07:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: |

I’ve been to Italy three times now. The first was all about cars, an Italian motorsport tour that included visits to the Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati factories, along with attending the Italian Grand Prix. Yeah, it’s hard to top that if you’re a die-hard car enthusiast. But there’s more to Italy than legendary [...]

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