Atlas shrugs off gasoline creates electric suburbs

Volta creates a product called Atlas This week upstart electric car company Polestar talked with Volta a company that has created Atlas, an EV charging station placement conforming to existing driver behavior. The electric highway and electric home are in the process of creation. The electric suburb, based on where you travel daily is an [...]

A world-first for Volvo and clean air

Safety first and clean air China is known for its bad air. For years, Chinese cars have had PM2.5 measurements in their vehicles: Geely, a Chinese company, owns Volvo cars. Volvo is bringing the safety of world-first premium air quality technology in its cars. Volvo Cars has introduced a world-first premium air quality technology in [...]

By |2020-09-17T21:56:32-07:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Emissions, Environment, Volvo|0 Comments

WWCOTY awards Volvo and WOW at the London Motor show

Women’s World Car of the Year WWCOTY The Women’s World Car of the Year presented two awards at the London Motor Show; the car of the year to Volvo for the Volvo XC 40 and the Woman of Worth (WOW) award to Fiona Pargeter, Head of Global PR Communications, customer experience director, marketing communications, experiential [...]

Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

Tips to take a staycation in the USA

Not every vacation is about jetting off to Cuba or Japan and experiencing exotic parts of the world. Although the majority of us wouldn’t have a problem with this, there are times when staycationing in your own country is a more relaxing and welcome way to travel. There are jewels in the crown right here [...]

By |2019-01-14T07:30:18-08:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Travel, Travel & Leisure, Volvo|Tags: , |0 Comments

Volvo’s Inscription and V60 unveiled at NYautoshow

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) The New York International Auto Show will show-off two more vehicles; the Volvo V60 station wagon and a luxury trim of the XC40 compact SUV named Inscription. 2019 Volvo XC40 Inscription Last year I drove the 2019 Volvo XC 40 T5 R-Design in Barcelona, Spain. This year another luxury [...]

By |2020-05-25T16:53:09-07:00March 25th, 2018|Categories: New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Volvo|0 Comments

Honda Accord, Volvo XC 60, Lincoln Navigator win NACTOY award

North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) winners This year was the first time that the tension was so thick one could cut it with a knife. The North American Car, Utility and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) awards, billed as the Oscars of the Auto Industry, kicked off The 2018 North [...]

Free gifts students at Ferrari first BEV for Volvo XC 40

Have you started your Christmas Shopping? Before you finish it Warren and I have some great gifts we've rounded up for you that we are giving away on the next car chats, 12/8, 12/15 and 12/22 culminating with the big giveaway on December 22. Two new gifts were added this week. Shell Oil Company heard [...]

By |2020-03-23T07:25:49-07:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: #carchat, Volvo, Washington Auto Show, Washingtonpost.com|1 Comment

Volvo, China, France, California EVs

Last week on the Washington Post carchat there were many questions about Volvo's decision to go all electrified by 2019. Why they asked? Why only Electric vehicles? In the face of the G20 conference just held in Hamburg, Germany, where nineteen of the countries in attendance agreed to the Paris Climate Change agreement, the United [...]

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