Automobiles and Energy

2018 Volvo XC60 plus a Plug-In Hybrid

By | 2017-06-12T08:00:25+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Plugin-electric vehicles, Volvo|Tags: , |

The all-new 2018 Volvo XC60 compact SUV arrives in August with three engines. The great news is that Volvo is bringing out an XC60 plug-in hybrid in September. The difference in price between the petrol version and the PHEV (after the $5,000 Federal Tax Credit) is only $3,000. I just love that Volvo is bringing [...]

Sailing the Hawaiian Islands on the Pride of America

By | 2017-05-03T12:20:05+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Travel, Travel & Leisure|Tags: , |

Pride of America Stateroom balcony Over the years we’ve always found Oʻahu – the historical ‘gathering place’ for Islanders – our favorite in the Hawaiian Islands. We have visited Maui, Kauaʻi, and the Big Island of Hawaiʻi over the years but there’s just something about O’ahu that calls to us. It’s not the [...]