Daimler recalls millions of Mercedes including in Switzerland

GENEVA — In the next few days those in Switzerland owning a Mercedes diesel bought in the past six years, will receive a letter informing them of a voluntary recall and offering a service upgrade after reports of harmful emissions.  Advertisements

The circle of life, on two wheels

I have just come full circle in my motorcycle trajectory. Twenty-seven years ago I bought my first motorcycle in Nicaragua, a Kawasaki 500 enduro I can amazingly find no picture of (it was a disaster save for one memorable outing with a friend, thanks Susan). One year later in Texas I got my first real…

Geneva Auto Show million dollar baby

GENEVA, Switzerland – Got a cool million dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Zenvo Automotive has just the cure for your (pre) summertime blues.

Renault: from 8 Gordini to Electric Twingo in Geneva

PARIS, France – As a vintage car lover and avid fan of rear-wheel tractor drive beasts in general, I went deaf when my wife  suggested I check out the new electric Twingo, Renault will be introducing at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show. Really? In a brilliant marketing move, she and millions of other viewers no doubt,…

Some Minicars Test Poor in US, not so in Europe

GENEVA, Switzerland – Minicars, or superminis as they are often called in Europe are one of the most popular vehicles in small cities in Europe. Nevertheless, six minicars tested by the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, have earned “poor” ratings in the overlap front crash test; not so in Europe. What gives?