Jeep Cherokee
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2019 Jeep Cherokee

March 30, 2019 Richard 0

  There are four Jeeps – the ubiquitous body-on-frame Wrangler – and a trio of crossovers – Grand Cherokee, Cherokee and Compass. They all are engineered to offer the off-road prowess expected of the brand. […]

Toyota Camry
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Base Toyota Camry LE screams value

March 28, 2019 Richard 0

I am provided a constant supply of press vehicles for appraisal. All but a very few are extremely well equipped. It is easy to forget what a plain, ordinary everyday vehicle is like. Rental cars […]

Volvo safety
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Volvo and safety have become synonymous

March 26, 2019 Richard 0

Volvo and safety have become synonymous. Geely recognized the wisdom of combining Chinese manufacturing prowess with Swedish design. It let Volvo engineers and designers do what they did best. The result has been astounding success […]

Ram 1500
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Ram 1500 SLT offers great value

March 24, 2019 Richard 0

I have reviewed pickups for more than three decades. During that time I have witnessed the transition from workhorse to family “car.” The majority of pickups in press fleets supplied for the media have been […]


2019 Hyundai Santa Fe grows up

March 20, 2019 Richard 0

Hyundai has brought a redesigned Santa Fe to the fight for 2019. The larger, and poorly-named, Santa Fe XL, will be replaced by the three-row Palisade this year as a 2020 model. The 2019 Hyundai […]

Mustang Bullitt

2019 Mustang Bullitt a look back

March 18, 2019 Richard 0

This one had me the second the engine came to life – that gorgeous and distinct sound of a barely muffled American V8. The sound track in this case, came from a specially modified set […]


Porsche tops service study

March 16, 2019 Richard 0

Porsche owners love not only their vehicle, but their dealer. A few weeks ago J D Power declared Porsche the most reliable vehicle on the road following its 30th annual Vehicle Dependability Study. Now comes […]

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Better Driver

Watch what you wear while driving

March 14, 2019 Richard 0

What do belts, boots and recycling have in common? Your first guess may have something to do with getting rid of old clothing. The answer we were looking for is winter driving and what you […]

GMC Terrain

2019 GMC Terrain Denali review

March 12, 2019 Richard 0

GMC is using the 2019 Terrain Denali to gain a foothold in the growing mid-size luxury utility vehicle segment. It has positioned the Denali against established luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Infiniti, Lexus, Lincoln and […]