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Road Tested: 2021 Genesis GV80 AWD Prestige has style in spades

SEATTLE — Every now and then, there’s a vehicle that sparks a keen interest from auto journalists, everywhere. The Genesis GV80 is one of those. The reason? Simple. It’s the first luxury SUV released under the Genesis moniker and is clearly aimed at taking on the competition, especially those from Germany. From a first glance, ...

Go green with this healthy avocado grapefruit salad

SAN DIEGO, April 27, 2021– Avocado and Grapefruit salad is a tasty and healthy addition to any brunch table. This can be served as a main course side or, remove the onion and arrange with toast points for a refreshing and healthy breakfast/brunch choice. Avocados throughout history Avocados have an ancient history. They are depicted ...

The 2021 Lexus GX 460: Dated tech with good style and gnarly off-road prowess

Since Toyota announced the end of its infamous Land Cruiser, die-hard off-roaders should be checking out the Lexus GX 460 as a viable solution. It’s really the only SUV left in the Lexus line-up that’s built for off-roading and has some great aftermarket solutions to really kick it up a notch. In fact, over the ...

Road Tested: 2021 Lexus RX 350L

With its 2021 RX 350L – Lexus looks to continue its dominance in the luxury crossover SUV segment. For 2021, the entire RX line-up gets an updated interior color scheme called glazed caramel and there’s a new Black Line Special Edition for the F-Sport models as well. There are new standard safety features for 2021 ...

rethink, regroup, rebuild

Rethink, Regroup and Rebuild, both for now and for the future  

WASHINGTON – The first month of 2021 is now behind us. Looking back, what I found interesting in 2020 was how fast that year seemed to pass. A great many people worked remotely and remained at home in general, and most business activities shifted to video calls. As a result, many thought the year would ...

The 2021 Hyundai Sonata N-line is the 4-door fun you crave

SEATTLE — What’s a company to do when it has what is already a great mid-sized sedan on its hands? You slap more power into it and make it sportier. That’s exactly what Hyundai has done with this new, Sonata N-Line. Named after Hyundai’s Namyang proving ground in South Korea, the N-Line is Hyundai’s sport’s ...

Blue Zones projects

Blue Zones projects: Garlic, Chickpea and Broccoli Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

SAN DIEGO – Looking for new ways to be healthy and remain healthy? The Blue Zones and its Blue Zones projects might just offer useful clues to to staying healthy throughout the COVID pandemic. Blue Zones, Blue Zones projects and healthy eating Based on extensive longevity-related research conducted world-wide and focused on discovering a relationship ...

CDN Road Tested: 2021 VW Atlas SEL Premium

SEATTLE — Thanks to an updated grill and front-end, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL looks better than ever. The look helps the Atlas not only appear more modern but a much more better-looking vehicle overall. It still has the same great storage capacity and for the most part is unchanged inside. Powertrain: Our Atlas SEL ...