2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution – Part 2

AFFORDABLE HYBRIDS By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Each year members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association meet to evaluate some of the latest and greatest environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. This year the competition was held at the Pearson Air Museum located on the grounds of the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve in Vancouver,…

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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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2018 Chevrolet Equinox 2.0T Premiere FWD Test Drive

“2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premier 2.0T FWD” Fresh New Design and Technologies After Chevy’s Silverado trucks, the Chevrolet Equinox is the second best selling vehicle with nearly 2 million sold to date. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox steps onto the playing field ready to shine with an all-new look as well as improved aerodynamic features and styling…

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2018 Chevrolet Traverse Premiere FWD Test Drive

“2018 Chevrolet Traverse Premiere FWD” New Traverse steps up as a more athletic Crossover The 2013 Chevrolet Traverse was shaped much like a mini-van, but became labeled as a crossover. It was billed by the Bow Tie crew as their ultimate family vehicle, with seating for up to eight in an athletic appearing form, featuring…

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Test

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Santa Margarita, Calif. – It was wedding time again, which meant a trip to California. While we were there, we arranged to borrow the latest iteration of the Chevrolet Equinox because it had not yet been in the North-West press fleet where we normally get our test cars. So, this…

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2017 NWAPA Run to the Sun – Part 1

Part 1 – Acura NSX to Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk By Bill Schaffer Mount Hood — Driving 24 different cars and SUVs over a two-day period on some of the most challenging and scenic roads in the northwest, is certainly an eye-opening experience. Oh, did I mention that the 24 cars had an average price…

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premiere Test Drive

“2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premiere” A winning Electric Small Wagon leads the pack The Chevrolet Bolt advances the viability of electric vehicles to the forefront, taking the lead in terms of range and affordability. The 2017 Bolt conquers range anxiety with an EPA estimated range of 238 miles per charge at a base cost of…

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premiere Test Drive

“2018 Chevrolet Equinox Premier AWD” Fresh New Design and Technologies The Chevrolet Equinox is the second best selling vehicle after Chevy’s Silverado trucks, with nearly 2 million sold to date. The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox steps onto the playing field ready to shine with an all-new look and improved aerodynamic features and styling cues that not…

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2017 Chevrolet Trax Premiere FWD Test Drive

“2017 Chevrolet Trax CUV” Refreshed Design with more Technology and Active Safety Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, as is brand loyalty. The Chevrolet Trax, which has been on sale in Europe and only recently came to our shores, shares its global Gamma platform architecture with the Encore from Buick. The 2017 Chevrolet…

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