Shell Eco-marathon the Superbowl of fuel-efficiency

In the United States, the Superbowl is the culmination of a year of team rivalry in football. An entire year of contentiousness culminates in that one game that is watched by millions. Even people who don't watch football, watch the Superbowl. Some of them watch it for the commercials. Millions and millions of dollars are [...]

Shell Oil to rig – rig to race Formula 1

When I told a girlfriend I was going out on a Shell oil rig she scrunched up her face and quizzically asked why. If you ask people where they buy their gasoline, they will rattle off the name of their local gasoline station. Most people don't think about where petroleum comes from that they are [...]

By |2020-08-03T12:17:31-07:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ferrari, oil, Racing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Brands that know their customers at Geneva Motor Show

The 87th Geneva International Motor Show is in full swing. As is usual, Geneva brings out the beautiful supercars and the most lavish parties. Behind all the glitz and glamor are car companies with world premieres designed to intrigue and attract new customers for 2017. I asked Ian Beavis, Chief Strategy Officer for Foote, Cone, [...]

The Robb report’s Frankfurt auto show Ultra-lux vehicles

The Ultra-luxury concept and production vehicle unveils at the 64th IAA - Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung - in Frankfurt Germany. Beautiful never goes out of style, nor does desire World premiere concepts such as the BMW i8 and the Jaguar C-X16 are referred to as Research Studies in Europe. Rightfully so, as some part of [...]

1953 Ferrari 342 America

Ferrari Maserati of Silicon Valley owner Giacomo Mattioli describes monarch King Leopold of Belgium's 1953 Ferrari 342 America at Ferrari's 60th-anniversary celebration at his Silicon Valley dealership in Redwood City, CA Courtesy of Ferrari; *************** Ferrari 342 America (the 1950s) The 342 America was Ferrari's most exclusive model of the period and represents the first [...]

By |2019-12-28T12:36:13-08:00March 23rd, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ferrari, Manufacturers, Racing, Video, youtube.com|Tags: |0 Comments

History of 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO by owner

Ferrari 250 GTO Owner Tom Price, owner-racer, describes his 1962 250 GTO at Ferrari Maserati of Silicon Valley, Redwood City, CA. There is nothing as sweet as listening to a proud owner talk about their car. Listen to Mr. Price graciously talks about his car and at the end, the sound of the engine as [...]

By |2018-04-26T10:44:48-07:00March 23rd, 2007|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ferrari, Racing|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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