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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate Review By John Heilig

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Ultimate Review By John Heilig

Overall, the Hyundai Santa Fe has all the practicality and utility required of an SUV, coupled with very good fuel economy and a luxury sedan nearly silent ride. ... Continue reading

WAJ Test Days In Carmel Valley CA - Tough Duty But Someone Has To Do It

WAJ Test Days In Carmel Valley CA - Tough Duty But Someone Has To Do It

WAJ-the Western Automotive Journalists group has a great tradition of holding excellent events at least once a year and 2019 was no exception. Instead of hurtling around aimlessly at a nearby track and wrecking tires on cars belonging to someone else-namely the manufacturers- this year the event was a more civilized af ... Continue reading

China's Car Buyers Pull Plug On EV Sales

China's Car Buyers Pull Plug On EV Sales

Excerpt from and Automotive News Chins August 8, 2019 titled: China's soft market turns brutal for domestic brands By YANG JIAN orm Most domestic Chinese carmakers, spurred by generous government subsidies, have allocated much of their resources on launching electrified vehicles in the past few years. It has turned out ... Continue reading

Jeep Gladiator Launch at the Aircraft Carrier Hornet - 2020 Preview by Jon Rosner +VIDEO

Jeep Gladiator Launch at the Aircraft Carrier Hornet - 2020 Preview by Jon Rosner +VIDEO

Special Feature from Jon Rosner - The choice of location for the presentation of the Jeep Gladiator was nothing short of brilliant. The 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Splash Down by the USS Hornet, an American icon. ... Continue reading

2018 Toyota 86 GT Review by David Colman

2018 Toyota 86 GT Review by David Colman

The deal of the 21st century for dedicated sports car drivers. By David Colman Special Correspondent to The Auto Channel A couple of years back, Toyota eliminated their youth-oriented Scion model line, folding a few holdover products into the main Toyota catalog. ... Continue reading

2019 Nissan Altima SV Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

2019 Nissan Altima SV Review by John Heilig - It's E15 Approved

REVIEWED MODEL: 2019 Nissan Altima SV ENGINE: 2.5-liter DOHC I-4 TRANSMISSION: Xtronic CVT HORSEPOWER/TORQUE: 188 hp @ 6,000 rpm/180 lb.-ft. @ 3,600 rpm WHEELBASE: 111.0 in. ... Continue reading

First Drive Review By Larry Nutson - 2019 RAM Truck Of The Year +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

First Drive Review By Larry Nutson - 2019 RAM Truck Of The Year +VIDEO - It's E15 Approved

If you’ve followed pickup truck news in the last couple years you know there has been lots of discussion on body materials. The new 2019 Ram has a new frame that features 98 percent high-strength steel. The body is steel, and to improve light-weighting and fuel efficiency, the new Ram has an aluminum hood and tailgat ... Continue reading

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