2018 Chevrolet Tahoe

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer When we think of the Chevrolet Tahoe the first thing that comes to our mind is all the black SUVs with darkly tinted windows that we see in the movies. Of course, we know that it’s available in eight other colors, but you must admit the black Tahoes are the…

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Chevrolet Truck Centennial Celebration 2018

Chevrolet Trucks Celebrate First 100 years\Chevy Trucks Launches into Second Century with 2019 Silverado Dallas, Fort Worth, TX – The Bowtie team definitely knows how to throw a party, and the Chevrolet Truck division of General Motors staged a giant celebration for their loyal truck consumers and members of the automotive press recently at the…

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Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We had begun to think we were working for the Secret Service or the FBI the week we drove the black 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe, after all it looked very similar to all the black Chevrolet Tahoes we see government agents driving in the movies and on TV shows. Maybe it…

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2016 Kia Sorento First Drive

By Barbara Schaffer Lake Tahoe, Calif. – I know I’ve said this before and am likely to say it again — every time Kia rolls out a new or updated model, it seems to be a major leap forward mechanically, in styling and in technology. Here we go again; I just had a chance to…

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Northwest Automotive Press Association’s Mudfest 2014 – Part 2

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Photos by NWAPA/Josh Mackey & Bill Schaffer To go back to part one click here: northwest-automotive-press-associations-mudfest-2014-part-1 Snoqualmie, Wash. – Officially titled “NWAPA 2014 Mudfest — Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year”, the annual event was created in 1994 by the North West Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) to select a vehicle we…

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2015 General Motors Full Size SUVs Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer Squaw Valley to Napa, Calif. – The full-size ‘King of the Hill’ SUV goes by many names: Suburban, Tahoe, Yukon, Yukon XL and Denali — all variations of the General Motors’ Chevrolet and GMC families. Actually, there’s no official King, but when a model has been around for 11 generations spanning 80…

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Mudfest – Part 2

By Bill and Barbara Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Here’s a list of the Family SUVs with basic information…

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