COVID-19 takes a toll on the EU car sales

European car sales down 32% for the first 8 months of 2020 COVID-19 is affecting businesses worldwide, including new car registrations. The European countries were hit the hardest initially with COVID-19, and the European market is showing a substantial decrease as it continues to climb back health-wise and economically. In July 2020, registrations of new [...]

By |2020-09-17T21:56:11-07:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|0 Comments

Californians fleeing the wildfires and state

The threat of survival is real The question was posed on my local Facebook page, “Is anyone wondering where to live in the future? I’ve always lived in the West. I don’t know if I can keep doing this!” The thing she was talking about was the wildfires. The California wildfires have covered California in [...]

By |2020-09-14T12:37:31-07:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, California, Emissions, Environment|0 Comments

Impact of COVID-19 on energy and emissions

The impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on global energy demand and CO2 emissions The current Covid-19 pandemic is, above all, a global health crisis. As of the 28th of April, there were 3 million confirmed cases and over 200 000 deaths due to the illness. As of the 8th of  September, there were 27 million [...]

General Motor’s global electrification strategy

GM taking Electric Vehicles globally It has to be a difficult time to be making long-term decisions for any global company. As General Motors expands its IQ brand (are they calling it that yet, or just naming all their electric cars ending in IQ?) multiples challenges are looming; COVID-19, trade uncertainty, flooding in China, bureaucracy [...]

Everything you ever wanted to know about EVs

VW starts its electric strategy The electric revolution will be coming soon to a street near you. In a matter of weeks, Volkswagen will reveal the production version of the ID.4 electric SUV, part of a global strategy to deliver millions of electric vehicles to help combat global climate change. Electric vehicle owners know the [...]

2020 VW Golf TSI Review, Pricing, and Specs

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI 6-speed manual new car review Ahhh, The Volkswagen Golf GTI is the sportiest member of the pack, and it just landed in my driveway. It has been 45 years since the seventh-generation Golf iconic hatchback debuted in the United States. The VW Golf represents a modern silhouette of great value, sporty [...]

By |2020-07-15T13:22:19-07:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Volkswagen|0 Comments

2021 Ford Bronco all-New 4×4 Off-Road SUV

2021 Ford Bronco off-roading World Premiere Three models all meant for off-roading With a base MSRP of $29,995 the 2021 Bronco comes in a two- and four-door SUV configuration The Bronco comes with a 7-speed manual transmission Customizable including being able to remove doors, body panels, and the roof G.O.A.T. Modes include Normal, Eco, Sport, [...]

By |2020-07-15T13:26:39-07:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford|0 Comments

Covid-19 and cars costing more cash

People are willing to pay for safety from Covid-19 Women and men alike are realizing the dangers of COVID-19, including when they are driving their vehicles or in a shared car. Anti-microbial coatings are a desired feature for high-touch surfaces inside a personal vehicle, including door handles, steering wheels, displays, and consoles, according to a [...]

By |2020-07-15T13:24:29-07:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy|0 Comments
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