Atlas shrugged 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

By | 2017-04-07T18:46:37+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Categories: Volkswagen|Tags: , , |

The Atlas is the third VW named after a Greek Titan, the Eos and the Phaeton preceding the Atlas. In ancient mythology, Atlas was a leader in battle but lost. Big bad Zeus condemned him to eternally stand on the western side of Gaea (the earth) holding it up to the sky. Well before the [...]

2018 Toyota C-HR racing Circuit of the Americas (COTA)

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Racing, Toyota|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I was at the first Scion event in San Francisco, CA. I remember Jim Farley, currently CEO and Chairman of Ford Europe, talking about Scion's goal; to be a skunkworks group to research what young people wanted in future cars. Somehow Scion ended being a brand by itself, succeeding for many years, but [...]

Taking the Metro EV SUV in the NYIAS

By | 2016-09-25T19:34:56+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Travel|Tags: , , , , , |

From the company that brought us the Citelec and the KOMBI EV,Cenntro Automotive is taking a bite out of a big green apple. The big apple is New York, of course, the green is the electric machine, the METRO All Electric Utility Vehicle, unveiled at the New York International Auto show (NYIAS). Cenntro Automotive's website [...]

Maserati debuts luxury SUV Levante at NYIAS

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:36+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Maserati, New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)|Tags: , , , , , , |

The trend is towards SUVs, and the Trident has unveiled its luxury SUV at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). The Italian sportscar maker has just shown its competitive edge with this luxury SUV. Named for the warm Mediterranean wind, the Levante will be anything but warm or subtle, “With total commitment and determination [...]