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,…

Minicars Poor US Crash Tests vs European Crash Tests

GENEVA, Switzerland – Six minicars (or superminis as called by many in Europe) tested by the United States Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have earned “poor” ratings in the overlap front crash test, some of which are sold in Switzerland. I was baffled that these cars didn’t get the same reviews in Europe. Why not? And, how…