BYD PHEV SUV, Memorial day, Takata airbag carchat

Volvo XC 90 Good Morning Warren and Friends, Last week I wrote that the Volvo XC 90 will be the first plug-in hybrid SUV. I should have said in the United States. China already has plug-in SUVs and the BYD Tang SUV plug-in hybrid has sold more than 12,000 units so far this year. Warren [...]

American autos vs. German vs. Japanese vs. Chinese vs. Korean carchat

Hello from Gothenburg, Sweden! Good Morning Warren and Friends, I am here with a group of women from the Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) to give an award to Volvo for being the car of the year for the XC 90. We represented the 22 women from seventeen countries that vote for the [...]

WWCOTY awards Volvo XC 90 car of the Year

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="36"] Mr. Håkan Samuelsson, President, and CEO of Volvo Car Group, was at an event in Gothenburg, Sweden to receive the prestigious Women's World Car of the Year award for the Volvo XC90. Seven of the twenty-two women jurors were in attendance, representing six of the seventeen countries that make up the Women's World [...]

A sneak peak into Volvo’s future cars from Sweden

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="35"] Gothenburg, Sweden - Volvo’s new global small car range will include a pure battery electric vehicle with a 350km driving range as well as a 1.5 liter 3-cylinder Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain variant with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Volvo will bring these powertrains out on a new platform called Compact Modular Architecture [...]

Canadians stuck in La Paz, Mexico

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="34"] OK, OK…the plan was for our friends Matt and Madalin to arrive from Toronto and for us to jump on the boat and spend two glorious weeks at Isla Espiritu Santos and Isla Partida, which are islands just north of La Paz. However, Mother Nature (you remember her from our earlier post) had [...]

electromagnetic pulse (EMP) WAPO car chat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Is anyone taking a summer vacation and you want to see some incredible pieces of rolling art? I've listed five art shows that you can walk around and get up close and see the cars. These shows will be the closest you get to some of these sculpted steel art [...]

Sculpted Steel: local art and auto shows

As families look for places to go and events to attend for their Summer vacation, we have started compiling some local art and auto shows. These shows are small, intimate events that provide a relaxed atmosphere to languish around a rare, vintage or art deco vehicle or become part of a tour to aid in [...]

2017 Honda Ridgeline: There’s a new kid in town

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="31"] It's a two-block walk from the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas to the Briscoe Western Art Museum. It's a museum that features the history of Texas and America through statutes and paintings; American Native Indians, buffalos, cowboys, and the animals of the Lone Star State. The city of San Antonio did a [...]

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Sailing to La Paz, the City of Peace

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="33"] Livin La Vida Loca — in La Paz I’m really starting to understand why media organizations have an editor-in-chief or some big shot to crack the whip on deadlines because when you have a lot of time to “lollygag” you tend to procrastinate. Yes, it’s been a few weeks since our the last [...]

Jay Leno’s garage Buzz Aldrin Infiniti carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, Want a chance to win a tour of Jay Leno’s Garage? If you're in Virginia May 7th, stop by The Hill School (130 South Madison St Middleburg, VA 20117). The proceeds from the auction will go to the JK-8 independent school Financial aid for Hill School tuition, Professional Development, and [...]