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We take the 2020 Lexus ES 300h on the open road

SEATTLE — There’s no doubt that the ES 300 has been an extremely successful car for Lexus. It has been a top seller for decades. It’s a luxury midsize sedan that not only offers plenty of creature comforts but does so with a hybrid drivetrain in this ES 300h model. This 2020 model continues to ...

Hyundai’s 2020 Venue is a value leader, we tell you why

SEATTLE — To say that Hyundai is an automotive force to be reckoned with by its competitors would be to completely understand things. In a relatively short amount of time, it has positioned itself to be one of the premier auto brands for value, and for good reason. While we’ve always enjoyed checking out their ...

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 KIA Soul GT – better than ever

SEATTLE — It’s a great time for KIA. The “little company that could” started out years ago as the brand folks didn’t want to own. What an amazing transition we’ve seen them evolve into as a premier automaker. In an era of high-prices on new vehicles, the latest Soul GT from KIA, is an admirable ...

Auto industry impact from Coronavirus Covid-19

BUFFALO, NY — The impact of the Coronavirus is global and impacts many industries. The automotive industry impacts half of the Dow Jones and the result is the lower stock market and a huge impact on auto sales for the globe. ALG, a subsidiary of TrueCar, updated its 2020 new vehicle sales forecast for the ...

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 ...

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 ...

What the heck happened with Carlos Ghosn and Nissan

BUFFALO, NY — This world news story has a greater impact other than the intrigue of the escape of Nissan ex-CEO, Carlos Ghosn. From the original unexpected arrest to the release, rearrest and then the great escape to Lebanon. The story continues with Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor Co. — and the creator ...