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Mike Sullivan To Be Honored By The Boys And Girls Clubs Of Santa Monica

November 9, 2016 lacarguy Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica, LAcarGUY Awards, LAcarGUY News & Events Tags: , ,


We are excited to announce that the Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica have decided to honor Mike Sullivan at this year’s Great Futures Gala on November 18th!

Enjoy an exciting evening of silent and live auctions, cocktails, and a delicious dinner! Mix and mingle with hundreds of Club supporters, city officials, and business & community leaders all while supporting the mission of inspiring and enabling youth to reach their highest potential.

The event will be at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Tickets are available now here


LAcarGUY Participates In The Santa Monica Health & Wellbeing Festival

September 12, 2016 lacarguy Community Involvement, LAcarGUY News & Events Tags: ,


Local businesses and non-profits gathered at the Festival to provide expertise, advice, and product samples promoting a healthy and happy lifestyle for the entire Santa Monica Community. Stores and restaurants from every neighborhood had food and vendor booths. There was be music, cooking demos and interactive classes on stages and lots of opportunities to get free resources and screenings.

We always enjoy connecting with the community and it was great to see everyone out and having a great time!


Don’t Miss the Women Game Changers Event in Santa Monica Tonight

September 24, 2015 lacarguy Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,

Everyone’s invited to come and participate with the Women Game Changers event for Inspirational Women Business Leaders later today in Santa Monica. The event is mixture between a celebration and a high-level networking event that’s designed to bring leading women together in the industry. It’s set to take place between 6:30 and 9:00 PM tonight and it’s sure to be a night filled with good food, drinks and quality keynote speakers and events.

Where’s it at?

The event’s planned to take place on the third level of the Santa Monica Place Mall at 395 Santa Monica Place in Santa Monica CA. It costs just $30 to get into the event and promises to be a night to remember.

The Planned Events

The 2 ½ hour special event will feature the Game Changer’s Strategies for Success Talks that cover topics like breaking the $1 Million Dollar Annual Revenue Barrier, Enhancing Branding efforts and Community Engagement. It’s designed for business men and women looking to get ahead, and to celebrate female success in the business world.

The Speakers

The event promises to host some of the leading speakers in the industry. Annalisa Roger from the DolGreen Community, Kabira Stokes from Isidore Electronics Recycling, Brianna Brown from the New Hollywood, Zhena Muzyka from podcast Change Maker and publisher at Enliven Books, Nicole Hansen of Green Galaxy Enterprises, Becki Ueno from Sustainable Law Group, Dr. Nadereh Afsharmanesh from Earth Friendly Products and Tiffany Paife the Periscope Host also known from Green with Tiffany will all be guest speakers at the event.

WomenGameChangers Invite

Fisker Santa Monica Hosts Karma Owners

October 30, 2012 lacarguy Fisker, Fisker Santa Monica Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Nearly 50 Southern California-area Fisker Karma owners drove their cars to Santa Monica Sunday to share their excitement and appreciation for the award winning Electric Vehicle with extended range (EVer).

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Hosted by Fisker Santa Monica, 48 of the very first Karma owners were treated to brunch and open conversation with Executive Chairman Henrik Fisker at the exclusive Jonathan Club Beach overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Fisker executives Tony Posawatz, CEO, and Alex Klatt, Vice President of Global Design, also attended.

Brunch was followed by a scenic drive on the Pacific Coast Highway and through town to the showroom on Santa Monica Boulevard, where owners were treated to a close up look at a design prototype of Fisker Automotive’s next car, the Fisker Atlantic.

With more than 100 Karmas sold in less than 10 months, Fisker Santa Monica is one of the highest volume Fisker retailers in the world. Fisker’s global network of more than 70 retailers has sold more than 1,500 Karmas since the car went on sale in December 2011.

“I can’t tell you how thrilling it is to see how excited Karma owners get about their cars and the future of this company,” Henrik Fisker said. “I’ve been in the business a long time and truly have never seen anything like it. It was fantastic to watch all those Karmas make their way through town, knowing they weren’t using a drop of gas.”

Fisker Santa Monica principal Mike Sullivan said, “It was so great for me to show my appreciation for Fisker owners who understand you don’t have to compromise to drive more responsibly. Driving down San Vicente Blvd in a parade of 48 Fiskers in all-electric Stealth mode showed everyone a great example of the automotive future that we are hoping to build together.”

LAcarGUY Supports Heal The Bay's "Bring Back the Beach" Fundraiser (And you should too!)

May 10, 2012 lacarguy Community Involvement, Green Charity, Heal The Bay, LAcarGUY News & Events Tags: , , , , 0 Comments
LAcarGUY is a longtime supporter of Heal The Bay, via sponsorships (Bring Back The Beach & Beach Report Card), participation in beach cleanups and most recently, LAcarGUY owner Mike Sullivan joined their Board of Directors. To celebrate our partnership, LAcarGUY’s Toyota Santa Monica will be donating a 2012 Prius C for this year’s Bring Back The Beach live auction, with all proceeds going to Heal The Bay.

We urge you to support this great cause and join us for an amazing night on the Beach with Heal The Bay supporters.

Purchase Tickets!  https://www.healthebay.org/secure/bring-back-beach-tickets

Bring Back the Beach

Heal the Bay invites you to celebrate the ultimate beach party at our annual Bring Back the Beach gala benefit on May 17, 2012 at The Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica.
We will also recognize the eco-accomplishments of this year’s three honorees: past president and chief operating officer of Hilton Hotels Matt Hart, director of photography Danny Moder and actress Julia Roberts, and actress Amy Smart.
Relax with your toes in the sand while you meet and mix with leaders from Southern California’s environmental, political, business and entertainment communities. Join us for a fun-filled evening under the stars to celebrate our honorees and support the mission of Heal the Bay.
We look forward to your company at our annual gala fundraising benefit!

5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
Live Auction

Tickets & Sponsorships
Tables and Sponsorships: $5,000 – $50,000
Individual Tickets: $500
Purchase tables/tickets online

Beach Chic

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Test Your "iQ" In A 21st Century Scavenger Hunt With Scion Santa Monica

December 9, 2011 lacarguy Scion Santa Monica Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

Ready for a little urban adventure? Something that’s going to be a cross between a scavenger hunt and geocaching? If so, then starting today Scion Santa Monica wants to test your “iQ”!

How do you play? First head on over to our Facebook page and “Like” us. Next, come to Scion Santa Monica and test drive the iQ, trust us you are going to LOVE this car. You will scan the QR code for your first clue, and then you are off on the adventure!

Each QR-Code that you scan will give you a clue that leads to your next destination. Upon scanning your last clue you will be instructed to return to Scion Santa Monica where we will verify that you’ve completed all of the clues. After completion, your name will be put in a drawing to be the lucky winner of $1,000. There are less than 100 participants so the odds are better than 1 in 100.

The person who arrives first will receive FOUR (4) drawing entries, The person who arrives second will receive THREE (3) entries, The person who arrives 3rd will receive TWO (2) entries and everyone thereafter will receive ONE (1) entry.

If you need more details, or to make sure that you are elegible to win, head on over to this page, where we have all the details.

Good luck, and good hunting!

Fisker Karma Proves 51 Mile Electric Range In TÜV Tests

November 3, 2011 lacarguy Electric Vehicles, Fisker, Plugin Hybrid Vehicles Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

The Fisker Karma has achieved 83 km/51.6 miles running in silence on electric-only mode during independent fuel efficiency tests carried out by Europe’s regulatory body, the Technischer Ueberwachungs Verein (TUV).

Founded in 1871, TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent testing, inspection, certification, and consulting services. The company inspects technical equipment, products and services; oversees projects; and helps to shape processes for U.S. companies seeking entry to worldwide markets.

The TUV have carried out the most thorough tests yet of the Karma’s real-world urban performance. This is an independent process that measures every element of the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid’s performance.

“We are delighted that the TUV has confirmed that most owners will achieve a 50 mile range running purely on electric during their daily commute,” said Fisker Automotive CEO and co-founder Henrik Fisker.

The Karma has already been awarded the highest possible score of 10 out of 10 for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions on its label from the US Environmental Protection Agency.

To stay on top of all the news and information about Fisker, make sure that you “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

LAcarGUY Leads The Way At The National Plugin Day EV Parade

October 20, 2011 lacarguy Fisker, Fisker Santa Monica, Green Auto Technology, High MPG Vehicles, Hybrid Vehicles, LAcarGUY News & Events, LAcarGUY Sustainability, Toyota, Toyota Santa Monica Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Sunday was National Plug-in Day (October 16, 2011), with over 200 EV drivers taking part in a parade of electric vehicles in Santa Monica, California over the weekend and LAcarGUY was there with Mike Sullivan driving the Prius Plugin and Kelly Sullivan driving the Fisker Karma! Congresswoman Janice Hahn of California along with California state Senator Fran Pavley, Chris Paine and actor Ed Bedgley Jr. were just a few of the other well known people who drove their personal EV’s in the parade.

With 200+ vehicles participating this years event was the largest-ever plug-in vehicle parade and biggest grassroots EV event, the parade in Santa Monica was mirrored by similar displays in 20 cities across the US.

Organised by not-for-profit EV advocate group Plug-in America, the day saw new and legacy plug-in vehicles from the likes of GM, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Toyota, smart, Ford, Tesla and Coda take part in the flagship parade through downtown Santa Monica.

“Only a few years ago, major automakers were literally crushing electric cars. Today, virtually every auto company in the world is selling or developing a plug-in car, and consumers are snapping up each and every one, stimulating our economy while helping the environment,” said Plug In America co-founder Paul Scott.

You can see all of the pictures we took from the event on out Flickr page, just click this link to take you there.

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LAcarGUY Takes Part In 6th AltCar Show And Showcases The Best In Technology

October 12, 2011 lacarguy Concept Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, LAcarGUY News & Events, LAcarGUY Sustainability Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

LAcarGUY was well represented at the 6th Alt Car Show, which took place at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium on September 30 and October 1, with vehicles from 4 of our dealerships. Inside the display area the new FISKER KARMA was featured and ended up being the hit of the show. Toyota Santa Monica did have the Prius V available for test drives during the well-attended weekend. Also available for test drives were the new CT 200h and the HS250h from Lexus Santa Monica as well as the new redesigned 2012 Passat TDI and the VW Golf TDI from Volkswagen Santa Monica. There was never a lull for test drives throughout the entire two days. Toyota future vehicles were also on display, with the 2012 RAV EV and Prius PHV receiving plenty of attention!

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