Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)


    All new could be all wrong if your buying a new car.  Buyers of the latest and greatest are more often than not, are  The unofficial guinea pigs for Automakers   If often takes a few years to get the bugs out of all new car.  Last week, Consumer Reports released their annual new-carContinue reading “Auto Reliability ( Re think the wiz bang)”

Zzzzzz Your next-NEXT car will be Electric!


Yes, your next NEXT car will be electric.   A report from research firm,Bloomberg New Energy Finance says by 2022,” the report says, the cost of ownership of battery electric vehicles will fall below that of an internal combustion engine vehicle.  Bloomberg projects by 2040 25% of the cars globally will be electric. In 2016, nearlyContinue reading “Zzzzzz Your next-NEXT car will be Electric!”

Volvo reveals plans to go all electric… and it’s going to happen sooner than you think


Volvo chief executive Håkan Samuelsson. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT All new Volvo cars will be equipped with an electric motor from 2019, making it the first of the world’s traditional car makers to pull the plug on cars powered only by a combustion engine. “This is about the customer,” said Volvo Cars president and chief executiveContinue reading “Volvo reveals plans to go all electric… and it’s going to happen sooner than you think”

Sexy Beasts-Volvo and Buick introducing Sizzling Wagons (Just don’t call them Station)


  Photos: Car and Driver  Not long ago the vehicle of choice for many families in the US was the Station Wagon.  Vista Cruisers, parked along side Ford, Chrysler and other stations wagons capable of carrying ten passengers filled the nation Shopping Malls. In 1984, Chrysler changed the landscape with its Mini Vans, the landscapeContinue reading “Sexy Beasts-Volvo and Buick introducing Sizzling Wagons (Just don’t call them Station)”

Strange but true: North Korea owes Sweden millions for Volvos from the 1970s


Pyongyang still owes Sweden a lot of money. Photo: Wong Maye-E/AP By: Lee Rodan/The Local You’re not going to believe this one… Odd stories and Sweden are no strangers, but the tale of how North Korea owes the Scandinavian nation millions in unpaid bills for items including a thousand Volvos from the 1970s is definitelyContinue reading “Strange but true: North Korea owes Sweden millions for Volvos from the 1970s”