Tesla needs to step up its game


From the moment I first saw the Tesla Model S, I was in love, I didn’t know it was an electric car, I just knew it was sexy, at 70 grand, it was out of my league. In a few short years, Tesla has become a Prestigious brand, rivaling Mercedes Benz,Land Rover and BMV. TeslaContinue reading “Tesla needs to step up its game”

EV’s 201: Still have questions about Electric Cars?


More and more people are interested in an Electric Vehicles (EV’s), but many still have questions. In 2010, just 1,919 EVs were sold in the U.S. Last year nearly 300, 000 were sold. Around the world, countries are increasingly moving towards car production and ownership that is entirely electric. California will phase out the sale ofContinue reading “EV’s 201: Still have questions about Electric Cars?”

Electric Car Travels Part 4


Sacramento to Fresno (Part 2) Those who follow this blog, electric vehicles have a warm place in my heart. My electric car journey, began in the summer of 2019 after my personal car was totaled. There is a car sharing program in Sacramento (Gig). With a Gig car, using your phone you can rent anContinue reading “Electric Car Travels Part 4”

Elan Ooops “He can build Tesla’s in Texas-cant sell Tesla’s in Texas’


Texas is oil country, OIL! All over the state there are OIL refinerys. However for the worlds largest economies,OIL is so 2001. OIL is bad, the new world is electric. Texas and a few oil producing states didnt get the memo. One of the biggest news stories of 2020 was Tesla’s plans to build aContinue reading “Elan Ooops “He can build Tesla’s in Texas-cant sell Tesla’s in Texas’”

Exclusive: Hyundai to slash combustion engine line-up, invest in EVs – sources


By Gilles Guillaume and Heekyong Yang PARIS/SEOUL (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Group will slash the number of combustion engine models in its line-up to free up resources to invest in electric vehicles (EVs), two people close to the South Korean automaker told Reuters. The move will result in a 50% reduction in models powered byContinue reading “Exclusive: Hyundai to slash combustion engine line-up, invest in EVs – sources”

The Global Chip Shortage is Starting to have Major Real World Consequences


Sam Shead/CNBC As technology has advanced, semiconductor chips have spread from computers and cars to toothbrushes and tumble dryers — they now lurk beneath the hood of a surprising number of products. But demand for chips is continuing to outstrip supply, and car makers are no longer the only companies feeling the pinch. Many companiesContinue reading “The Global Chip Shortage is Starting to have Major Real World Consequences”

TRAVEL ALERT: Before you buy your Plane Ticket…………


Typically, when your planning a trip online , you purchase the Airline Tickets, book the hotel and then make car rental reservations. Its time to change the order…………. Recently, I was planning a trip from Sacramento to Dallas. I found a great price online  for my airline tickets.($210)   The hotel,was a hundred dollars a night.Continue reading “TRAVEL ALERT: Before you buy your Plane Ticket…………”

In Hawaii, Rental-Car Demand Skyrockets, Sending Tourists to U-Haul Rentals


Sebastian Blanco\CarandDriver.com The Pandemic hit the rental car industry hard last year, and many companies sold off excess vehicles. Now, with vaccines available and travelers returning to places like Hawaii, rental-car lots are pretty empty, which means surprisingly high prices. A Toyota Camry cost $700 a day on Maui last month, and even now, it’s difficult to findContinue reading “In Hawaii, Rental-Car Demand Skyrockets, Sending Tourists to U-Haul Rentals”

The Reason to buy Lotto Tickets: 2022 Volkswagen ID Buzz


It was a hit from the beginning. Few knew it was going to be an electric vehicle. It appeals to nostalgic Baby Boomers who remembers Volkswagen’s Mircobus. The functionality appeals to the Millennials and others simply like it because looks like nothing else. Its called Volkswagen ID Buzz, will lunch in Europe next year. TheContinue reading “The Reason to buy Lotto Tickets: 2022 Volkswagen ID Buzz”

REVIEW: 2021 Volkswagen ID 4


Refreshingly normal By: Tim Stevens/CNET-Roadshow Our second go with VW’s upcoming EV leaves us convinced that electrification is the way forward. It’s been a long time coming, but the 2021 Volkswagen ID 4 EV is nearly here. That is, nearly ready for patient buyers to actually take the things home and experience what VW canContinue reading “REVIEW: 2021 Volkswagen ID 4”