2016 Kia Optima Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Even though the 2016 Kia Optima is a whole new rendition of Kia?s best-selling nameplate it doesn?t look a lot different at first glance. It?s more a product of the ?don?t screw up something that?s working well? school of design and engineering. While the Kia development staff may not have…

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2016 Acura ILX Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer Calistoga, Calif. ? My mother always judged my success with a simple question, ?Are you happy.? She didn?t seem to care what I was doing or, how much I was making, success always boiled down to the answer of that three word question. I suppose a similar test could be advanced when…

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