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Hyundai 2020 Sonata – Limited and Hybrid – road tested

SEATTLE — Hyundai has been firing on all cylinders for years now and with its 2020 Sonata, it looks to keep things cranking. What Hyundai has designed is nothing short of extraordinary. Not only does the car look amazing and yet perhaps polarizing to some people, it establishes a new design language for Hyundai. For ...

The 2020 Genesis G90 defines luxury sedan value

SEATTLE — To say that the Genesis brand has provided a shake-up in the luxury vehicle arena would be to understand things. In a few short years, Hyundai has catapulted its luxury brand into a world-class luxury brand that takes its competitors head-on and at lower prices. With its 2020 G90, Genesis offers up the ...

Car Buying | Hidden Rebates and incentives – May 2020

BUFFALO, NY — Are you are looking for a great value on a new vehicle? Now is the time. Many people are waiting for dealers to offer a fire sale. That may come next month, but there are some impressive deals occurring now. Currently, there are over 1 million lease returns that are due in ...

Road Tested: 2020 UX 250h AWD

SEATTLE — What’s incredible with the US 250h is how the team at Lexus were able to come up with such a compact hybrid SUV that features their hallmark styling. The 2020 US 250h looks bold, angular and sporty and ready to be quite a family workhorse and daily driver. As the smallest SUV in ...

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Disinfect Your Car from Germs | CoronaVirus Protection Tips

BUFFALO, NY ― There are concerns and common sense and then there is hysteria and panic. When It comes to the coronavirus and people take care of the outside of their car by bringing it to a car wash, the inside of their vehicle probably doesn’t get as good a cleaning, which means it could ...

Is your car your Valentine? | 7 signs that you’re in love with it

BUFFALO, NY – When the love you have for your car goes way beyond the normal bond between man or woman and their machine. Sure, you might have fooled your spouse, but you can’t fool your car friends — you’re madly in love with your car. With Valentine’s Day, are you worried you’ve become too ...

The 2020 Volvo V60 T5 Cross Country is one of the best wagons available

SEATTLE — Even though consumers are gravitating towards SUVs in ever-increasing numbers, there are some great reasons to consider a wagon. They drive more like a sedan and offer much of the same cargo area as their larger counterparts. Models like the Subaru Outback stepped up the ante with more ground clearance. Thanks to Volvo’s ...

UK will now ban new gas, diesel and hybrid Cars in 2035

BUFFALO, NY — The United Kingdom government has moved its target to ban all new gas (petrol), diesel and hybrid car sales forward by five years, to 2035. The move means that the last date you’ll be able to buy a brand new internal combustion-powered car in this England is just 15 years away. CLICK ...

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Car Coach Reports: Could Coronavirus Stall Autos?

BUFFALO, NY — Auto sales in China have already fallen for 2 years in a row now, and even before the Coronavirus outbreak, we expected another decline in 2020. How are auto manufacturers weathering this storm and do they have any contingency plans for shifting manufacturing elsewhere? Could the Coronavirus stall auto sales? The impact ...

2020 Mercedes GLB 25 – Car Coach tested and rated

BUFFALO, NY – The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 25 is an all-new crossover SUV that slots in between the subcompact GLA and larger GLC. Offered in as a GLB 250 & GLB 250 4Matic,  this is an all-new, entry-level, crossover for Mercedes. This CUV is a more boxy looking vehicle compared to others in the Mercedes ...

Video Review: 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe road tested

BUFFALO, NY — The Hyundai Santa Fe carries into the new model year with no significant changes. This latest-generation Santa Fe is more of an SUV feeling and less of a minivan feel. Hyundais is known for packaging top safety and is loaded with standard features, many of which come at an extra cost on ...

Passenger Shaming – Planes, trains and automobiles

BUFFALO, NY – Passenger shaming. What is it? Calling out the poor behavior of fellow passengers, while on trains, planes or automobiles. We have some doozies for you. It’s hard to unsee the images of barefoot passengers propping their feet on their TV screens or seat in front of them. Or of the gross items, ...

Toyota’s 2020 4Runner TRD Pro is better than ever

NAPA, CA — If ever the expression of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is to apply to any vehicle, the latest 4Runner is the poster child. With just a few minor tweaks to the 2020 model year, the 4Runner continues to find itself into the hands of its continued loyalists. If nothing, the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...