Month: April 2019

 10 Comments on 2019 Chevrolet Silverado & a Turbo Four
Posted in New Vehicle Reviews

2019 Chevrolet Silverado & a Turbo Four

Chevrolet surprised us this year with a new engine for the Silverado and, no, it isn’t the 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel…

 11 Comments on Merry Hamsters and the
All-New 2020 Kia Soul
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Merry Hamsters and the
All-New 2020 Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is a runaway hit for this Korean manufacturer, a cult favorite with the youth. Kia has long…

 7 Comments on EV Shocker! Ford, Not GM Invests in Rivian
Posted in Automotive News

EV Shocker! Ford, Not GM Invests in Rivian

RJ Scaringe, Rivian founder and CEO, and Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford announced a $500 million Ford investment in Rivian….

 18 Comments on Return of the Chevrolet Blazer
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Return of the Chevrolet Blazer

Chevy adds another crossover model.   Chevy’s Blazer makes its presence known.   The Chevrolet Blazer first emerged in the…

 3 Comments on Highlights of the 2019 New York International Auto Show
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Highlights of the 2019 New York International Auto Show

The auto industry takes to New York to showcase its very best. The Big Apple lives up to its name…

 13 Comments on Off-Road Adventuring With the 2019 Toyota 4Runner
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Off-Road Adventuring With the 2019 Toyota 4Runner

True off-road SUV adventuring belongs to Jeep and Land Rover, with GMC, Ford and Chevrolet also represented. Not to be…

 6 Comments on Dually Prowess: 2019 Ram 3500
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Dually Prowess: 2019 Ram 3500

The Ram brand has been on an upward trajectory ever since it was separated from Dodge beginning in 2009. Ram…

 8 Comments on Drop-Top Delight: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata
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Drop-Top Delight: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata

Heavy pollen and spring rains are in abundance in my area at this time of the year, which makes it…

 6 Comments on Electrify This: Toyota Opens Vehicle Patents to Advance Global Electrification
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Electrify This: Toyota Opens Vehicle Patents to Advance Global Electrification

Electric vehicles may very well be the future, but the transition to them is a long process. Manufacturers must invest…

 12 Comments on Compact Luxury and the Lexus NX
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Compact Luxury and the Lexus NX

In a world of utility vehicles, Lexus is well represented. From the small UX to the compact NX, and from…