Summer foods for the car and the picnic basket

The Summer Fancy Foods Show just ended and some of the new foods we found are perfect for the car, or if you are going on a picnic. We looked for new foods, not foods that were gooey that would melt all over the car, but fun foods to eat. Some of the foods go [...]

Fiat, Nissan, Jeep, Dodge Hellcat Rolls-Royce carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, The kids are out of school, where is everyone planning to go for vacation? Are you driving your own car, renting a car, or borrowing a car from a friend when you get to your location? I'm doing a couple of articles on the food you take in the car [...]

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

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 [...]

The Cruising Trifecta – Sunning, Sailing and Snorkeling

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="38"] After what seems like weeks in La Paz, we finally got a good week to sail to the Islands of Isla Espiritu Santo and Isla Partida with our Canadian friends Matt and Madalin, and we’re happy to report that they didn’t disappoint. The local cruising community refers to the bungee cord that keeps [...]

The Streets of Italy, Mine is Bigger Than Yours

Rita started it. The day we moved into our villa in Naples she was at our front gate. A small dark Italian woman with laughing brown eyes, she came to our house the first time with Italian coffee. The following week, the button on our security gate was pushed a dozen times by Rita. Buzz, [...]

John Batchelor radio, Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100

Listen as I talk to John Batchelor Most companies are saying they expect autonomous vehicles to start showing up in dealerships by 2025, there is even a website dedicated to the goal of autonomous driving by 2025. In London, Rolls-Royce showed the VISION NEXT 100 the marque’s first-ever Pure Vision Vehicle. What is [...]

2017 Volvo S90 Scandanavian design and safety

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="37"] We're sitting in front of the Kempinski Hotel Bahia Marbella Estepona, Costa del Sol, in Southern Spain. We're in a new country, in a new car, on new roads, so we're getting a briefing on how the car works before we head out. We're being safe, which is sort of rhetorical since we're [...]

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Volvo in Spain, elderly parents, cloth interior carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I'm in Malaga Spain, birthplace of Pablo Picasso, today driving the all-new Volvo S90 and V90. The S90 sedan will come out next year, the V90 station wagon sometime later than that. There are two drivetrains coming to the United States; T5 In-line 4-cyl. Front-Wheel drive automatic 250 hp and [...]

A Republican in CA, free charging carchat

Good Morning Warren and Friends, I'm in San Diego today, saying goodbye to my friend Jim. RIP Jim, you were real, and I liked that. It's heating up in California; 101 degrees in Auburn, CA today! Don't forget to carry water with you, and make sure all of your liquids in your car are accurate. [...]

IEA at CEM7; Donald Trump rescinding clean energy

The United States hosted the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) in San Francisco, California. CEM7 brings the global energy policymakers together with visionaries once a year from more than 25 countries to collaborate with business and investment communities or creating clean energy. The International Energy Agency (IEA) was present at the CEM7, "Cities [...]