Posted on 17 January 2013.
Posted on 14 January 2013.
-• Six-seater mid-size SUV concept designed specifically for North America • Innovative diesel-electric plug-in-hybrid powertrain offers manufacturer estimated fuel economy rating of 35 mpg combined, 89 mpge in electric mode • Concept is built off the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) components set • Range in all-electric mode is up to 14 miles • 305 horsepower; [...]
Posted on 21 December 2012.
By Duane Pemberton It’s closer than most Seattleites might give it credit for – only about a 2.5 hour drive and you can find yourself in what’s consider the heart of Washington State and the Apple Capital of the World. Wenatchee has grown-up over the past few decades with a lot to offer both those looking [...]
Posted on 30 November 2012.
The wine industry isn’t the only one we cover that looks to sustainability to ensure longevity and profitability, so does the car industry. With its 2013 Fusion, Ford is leading the way into using renewable, sustainable materials that come from food-products which are not only more “environmentally friendly” but also help lower its use on [...]
Posted on 29 November 2012.
Ford motor company is making all kinds of headlines these days, including winning the “Green Car of the Year” award at this week’s Auto Show in LA. Here’s the full press release on it: The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion has been named Green Car Journal’s 2013 Green Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show. The [...]
Posted on 29 October 2012.
By Duane Pemberton Company website: http://www.dodge.com/en/2013/journey/ Price: Starting at $27,995 The crossover segment continues to be competitive as ever with more families looking to them as the answer for a vehicle that’s large enough to haul both people and stuff without being quite as large as a full-sized SUV. Specs: 3.6L V6 engine Automatic transmission [...]
Posted on 14 October 2012.
By Duane Pemberton Company website: http://www.mazdausa.com Blue skies, leaves turning, the smell of a far-off fireplace, miles of pavement in front of you, beckoning you to drive it – but you need to go topless as there is a greater sense of being alive when you’re in the elements. This is fall-driving and whenever you [...]
Posted on 12 August 2012.
By Duane Pemberton http://www.subaru.com Subaru owners are perhaps the most loyal I know of – I got a good idea of this when my younger brother, purchased one a number of years ago. There’s a special bond that seems to occur between these all-wheel-drive cars and their respective owners. This 2012 2.0i Premium is a [...]
Posted on 07 August 2012.
By Duane Pemberton Website: http://www.vw.com Watch the video below for details you won’t get in the written copy: Out of all the SUV’s in this price range that I’ve driven so far, the VW Tiguan has got to be my favorite. Why? Well for starters it’s got that sassy “German feel” to everything about it. From [...]
Posted on 06 August 2012.
By Duane Pemberton Website: http://www.nissanusa.com With the smaller-sized crossover SUV market on-fire, it’s becoming even more paramount for auto makers to find ways of distinguishing their offerings. This 2012 Rogue SL by Nissan has some nice features inside and out to make it a compelling vehicle to consider. Specs: All Wheel Drive 4 Cylinder Engine [...]