With Sacramento Gas prices inching up to $4.00 a gallon. Electric Cars are looking sexy


  There is no joy at the pumps these days . If your driving a mid size car in Sacramento a tank of gas could cost you fifty eight bucks,.  If your driving a huge pick up or SUV nearly a hundred.   The more we spend for gas the less we have for other things. Continue reading “With Sacramento Gas prices inching up to $4.00 a gallon. Electric Cars are looking sexy”

Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero


With gasoline prices being what they are, one would question why would Kia bring a small hybrid to market, when Toyota can’t give the Prius away?    However, this is the same company that has just introduced the Kia Stinger at a time when the public are buying SUVs. Nearly two decades ago I rentedContinue reading “Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero”

Why you might own at Tesla or and Electric car in the Next Five years!


By CityFella A few years ago the State of California approved  rules requiring 15 percent of cars sold in California to be all-electric, plug-in hybrid electric or hydrogen vehicles.   This means in your an automaker 15%  of your fleet must be one of above. Compliance begins with model year 2018. Full compliance is expected byContinue reading “Why you might own at Tesla or and Electric car in the Next Five years!”

Who is control of YOUR car?


From AP   As cars become more like PCs on wheels, what’s to stop a hacker from taking over yours? In recent demonstrations, hackers have shown they can slam a car’s brakes at freeway speeds, jerk the steering wheel and even shut down the engine – all from their laptop computers. The hackers are publicizingContinue reading “Who is control of YOUR car?”

Poor People Big Cars Rich People Small Cars


A couple of years ago,  I gave a home tour of San Francisco.   San Francisco is one of the most expensive cities to live in country. In the Seacliff  neighborhood the average listing price for a home is 7 million dollars . In front of many of these homes was  the Toyota Prius‘s.  People in theseContinue reading “Poor People Big Cars Rich People Small Cars”

A Luxury Car that gets 45mpg, is the 2013 Lincoln MKZ for you?


When you think of Lincoln, you think  Towncar and Limos cars that whisk you away from airports or take you to posh events.  But never a car you would own. Buick and Cadillac has abandon grandpa, gone is the floaty numb cars of old.   The Lincoln Motor Company (new name) wants to change your perception onContinue reading “A Luxury Car that gets 45mpg, is the 2013 Lincoln MKZ for you?”

Random Stuff for Wed January 9th 2013: Do Not Laugh at old men, Fiat 500 Trendy?, Tennessee Dogs


Fiscal Cliff’s, Asteroids, Gun Control?….. Not Today! The Lady is upset.  Her Pressure is up!  It’s those dammed dogs. Don’t even think of walking your Chicken in the Plaza!        Fiat 500 Trendy? One of my favorite cars of late is the Dodge Charger, with the mileage of the  V6 I could live withContinue reading “Random Stuff for Wed January 9th 2013: Do Not Laugh at old men, Fiat 500 Trendy?, Tennessee Dogs”

Porsche Hybrid?


The * * * 2012 Porsche Panamera S turbo and hybrid are an immersion course in modern powertrain technology and a roadmap to where the whole auto industry is headed. The cars use electrification, light materials, charged induction, downsized engines and new transmissions to deliver power and efficiency that would have been inconceivable not long ago. Most ofContinue reading “Porsche Hybrid?”

Jag flash in a Prius Sea


If your a car guy, you can lose your mind over a rare flashy car.   You find yourself driving erracticly to get a closer look at a Ferrari or an unfamilar car.   This was the case on new years day in San Francisco.  Flashy cars are rare in city by the Bay.  A city where, ifContinue reading “Jag flash in a Prius Sea”

Is the 93 mpg Chevy Volt the car for you?


The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is the most talked about car this year.  It has won numerous awards.  Including Motor Trends “Car of the Year” and Automobile Magazines “Automobile of the year”. Many are calling the Volt a technological tour de force. It’s the first mass produced plug in hybrid. What is a plug in hybrid? Most hybrids, Toyota Prius,Continue reading “Is the 93 mpg Chevy Volt the car for you?”