When I saw this bumper sticker on a Prius, as a Prius owner, I laughed out loud. Oh, wait. I haven’t told you we bought a Prius Prime (plugin hybrid). We have so much to catch up on!1
Yes, I know. Don’t end a sentence with a preposition. This blog is, at times, very informal English! ↩… Continue reading
Yes, I knew it was only a matter of time.
Chloé has now replaced Watts, my wonderful little 2006 Prius.
Watts had less than 29,000 miles on him when he was traded in today. He averaged about 46.5 miles per gallon. This means that Watts burned about 624 gallons of gasoline during his time with me—far less than the vast… Continue reading
Everyone knows I like to be environmentally conscious and give the oil industry as little money as possible. (I’ve blogged about my keen interest in the Nissan Leaf. I suspect that, as soon as I can test drive a Leaf, the Prius (Watts) will be replaced with one. In the meantime… )
Since resale values for Japanese autos are at… Continue reading
Everyone is reporting about the silver-headed gentleman who frantically called 911 early in the week stating that his Toyota Prius was accelerating out of control down the San Diego interstate. In my mind, these are some of the salient things he says in his on camera CNN interview:
The the floor mat was not stuck up under the gas pedal.… Continue reading