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The 2019 Toyota Sequoia TRD Sport – Road tested

SEATTLE — Toyota’s largest family hauler, the Sequoia, is bigger and more loaded than ever. This 2019 model year continues on the legacy of what has made the Sequoia a favorite for those seeking a full-sized SUV. Tipping the scales are nearly 6,000 pounds, the 2019 Sequoia is powered by a 5.7-liter V8 engine which ...

Driven: 2019 Lexus RC-F 10th Anniversary Edition

NAPA, CALIFORNIA — There’s something about driving a naturally aspirated, high-revving V8 engine that brings a smile to any car-lover’s face. In an era that’s dominated by forced-injection engines, the RC-F’s glorious V8 reminds us of why we love to drive. The RC-F is now ten years old and to put an exclamation point on ...

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Holiday cleaning plan: make your bathroom shine

FORT WORTH, Texas: It’s easy to hide some rooms from guests. In contrast, the kitchen and bathroom are open to all. Last week we covered deep cleaning your kitchen. Equally important is the bathroom. The old axiom to clean “top to bottom, side to side” is the best way to accomplish your cleaning goals for ...

The Mach E comes in five trims, starting as low as the $43,895 Select model. It goes from there to the Premium at $50,600, onto the CA Route 1 at $52,400, the Limited First Edition at $59,900, and the top GT model at $60,500. All prices are before the $7,500 federal EV tax credit.

2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E | global presentation video feed

BUFFALO, NY — The Mach-E comes in five trims, starting as low as the $43,895 Select model. It goes from there to the Premium at $50,600, onto the CA Route 1 at $52,400, the Limited First Edition at $59,900, and the top GT model at $60,500. All prices are before the $7,500 federal EV tax ...

2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

Video Review: The 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser is powerful, capable and large SUV

BUFFALO, NY — Toyota’s Land Cruiser has evolved into a flagship SUV for the Toyota lineup. The 2019 model returns with a posh, feature-laden cabin with space for eight. Its body-on-frame SUV retains the off-road DNA for which it is known the world over thanks to its full-time 4WD system and features like Crawl Control ...

2019 Toyota 86

2019 Toyota 86 – Small Car Power with great looks

BUFFALO, NY — 2019 Toyota 86 small car power – compared to its Subaru BRZ cousin it has minimal differences. The Toyota 86 competes in a busy compact sports car segment that are all fun to drive. No turbo, no supercharger – just a naturally aspirated engine that handles well on the autocross course or ...

Car Coach: Winter Driving Tips

Car Coach Reports: How to Drive on Icy Roads: Winter Driving Safety

BUFFALO, NY — The winter weather is so unpredictable and this time of year you never know when to expect black ice, heavy snow, icy roads or a mixture of road conditions. Tips and tricks for driving in the snow and ice. So what do you do if you find yourself driving sideways on an ...

Driven: 2020 Hyundai Veloster N | Performance car of the year?

SAN FRANCISCO — So many questions. Why can we put a man on the moon back in 1969 yet can’t seem to begin to comprehend why some drivers camp the left lane. Or why any automaker would design a car that only has three passenger doors. That’s right, the Hyundai Veloster is a 3-door car ...

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It’s time to clean for the holidays: kitchen tips

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 12, 2019: Most of our kitchens will be extra busy in the next few weeks until after Dec. 31. It’s a labor of love for those of us who cook and bake a lot during the holidays. However, it is possible to make the labor part a bit easier if you ...

KIAs 2020 KIA Telluride SX AWD is a home run

SAN FRANCISCO — From an auto editor’s perspective, it has been nothing short of remarkable to see how KIA has evolved over the last decade. Going from a brand known for cheap, unreliable vehicles to a far more premium brand has been a slow but steady road for KIA. Not since the release of the ...