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2020 Mercedes CLA & AMG CLA 45: Road tested

BUFFALO, NY — We test drove the CLA 250, CLA 250 4Matic and AMG CLA 35. The five-seat Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is an entry-level subcompact luxury car with coupe-like styling. It has a standard 208-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that works with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission The Mercedes-Benz CLA, is an entry-level luxury sedan, that’s styled ...

Defeating darkness: Chanukah and Christmas

FORT WORTH, Texas: Christmas may define December in the minds of many. But it also hosts Chanukah, or the Festival of Lights. This year, Chanukah began at sundown on December 22nd. It would seem that Chanukah and Christmas have nothing to do with each other. But that isn’t so. Raised as a Christian around Christians, ...

Eight automotive, motorcycle and tech gift ideas for your holiday shopping

Eight Perfect Automotive, Motorcycle and Tech gifts ideas

BUFFALO NY — With the holiday season well underway, complete your last minute gift shopping for everyone on our list of 8 automotive, motorcycle and lifestyle tech inspired gifts that will help you complete your shopping lists. Arlo Video Doorbell Keep an eye on your home and your garage. The Arlo Video Doorbell offers more ...

2020 Toyota 86 Hakone

Driven: 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone

SAN FRANCISCO — There’s a small contingency of drivers out there, The kind of driver who loves having a feeling of being connected to the car and road. They’re loyalists to this passion and because of them, we have cars like the 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone. The Hakone? Starting off, this is not a fast ...

Avocado and grapefruit salad for a healthy addition to your holiday feast

SAN DIEGO: Looking for a healthy side for your holiday dinner or brunch table, Avocado and Grapefruit salad is the answer! 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. Ancient avocado Avocados have an ancient history. ...

The Best and Worst Car Technologies | Car Coach Reports

BUFFALO, NY — Car technologies have changed drastically over the years. Here are some of the coolest, cooky-est, and craziest technologies. Some have gone the way of the dodo, and others will never happen. All this chatter about autonomous cars and flying cars. Let’s take a step back in history and see the promises, cool ...

Get in shape and learn to fight off terrorists at the same time in 2020. Photo: Courtesy Caliber 3 USA

Caliber 3 USA offers the ultimate in functional fitness

SAN DIEGO,  Calif., December 10,  2019 – If you’re finding yourself being bombarded with ads for expensive fitness equipment and gym memberships, New Year’s fitness resolutions can’t be far behind. Depending on which survey you cite, close to half of all New Year’s resolutions have to do with improving your health through fitness. Eighty percent ...

New Ford GT – Full Factory Tour

BUFFALO, NY — If you love super cars you are well aware that Ford has created an extremely impressive super car that out performs most cars ever built. Ford has kept much of the ownership process very tight and limited to certain buyers. I recently got exclusive access to the Multimatic factory in Canada where ...

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Merry and bright; a history of Christmas lights

FORT WORTH, Texas: Of all the Yuletide trimmings, hanging Christmas lights is probably the most modern tradition. Many a light hanger has pulled their hair out over the years in frustration while at the task. Why do we do this anyway? Where did it start? The Yule Log says that the tradition of lighting the ...