2018 BMW C evolution Electric Scooter Test Ride

“2018 BMW C evolution Scooter” A Maxi-Scooter with Non-liquid Juice Unquestionably, the majority of testosterone loaded male riders shudder at the prospect of being seen aboard a scooter of any size, shape or form. Trust me, there’s nothing wimpy, or to be ashamed of, about riding the BMW C evolution scoot….

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2019 Acura NSX Test Drive

“2019 Acura NSX” The New Sports eXperience (NSX) Ever Better The first Acura NSX rolled out in 1989 as a 1990 model, and it is clearly as popular now, perhaps even more so than when it was first introduced, and it still maintains a substantial fan base. A performance enhancement came in 1997 with fitment…

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2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400 HSE Test Drive

“2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400 HSE” An Electrifying, Stealthy Luxo-Cat OVERVIEW The iconic Jaguar marque has leaped into the future with its first ever purely electric vehicle – the 2019 Jaguar i-Pace EV400, which comes in three grade or trim levels: the base S; upscale SE; and top grade HSE….

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium Test Drive

“Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium” Look Ma – No tailpipe – Zero emissions The Volkswagen e-Golf is a sporty hatchback that debuted as a 2015 model being the German automaker’s first fully electric vehicle for the U.S. marketplace, joining the more than 30 million Golf models sold worldwide. The e-Golf is part of Volkswagen’s “Think Blue”…

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2018 Lexus LS 500h

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Normally when we think of a hybrid vehicle, we think of something small and reasonably priced like the Toyota Prius, Ford Fusion or Honda Insight. However, as manufacturers work to achieve higher mandated fuel economy levels, the hybrid lineups are expanding to the larger and more luxurious models. As a…

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2018 BMW i3s with Range Extender Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Across the lineup BMW gets kudos for building some good-looking cars but one is a visual standout not because of its good looks, but because it’s — weird looking. However, it may be a perfect example of the old saying “beauty being in the eye of the beholder.” For someone…

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2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution

AFFORDABLE BATTERY ELECTRIC VEHICLES 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…

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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer A few weeks ago, we reviewed the latest generation Toyota Camry. It has been one of the best rated and bestselling midsize sedans for years, but the latest iteration has taken it in a new direction. For the first time, at least in our minds, the Camry has dropped its…

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2018 Cadillac CT6 Plug-in Hybrid Test Drive

“2018 Cadillac CT6 2.0E Plug-in Hybrid RWD” New Plug-in Hybrid Caddie is electrifying Over the past few years, the Cadillac team of General Motors has been busy to say the least, launching the ATS, a third generation CTS along with emotion-stirring V performance versions for both, a newly styled Escalade, the new XT5 crossover and…

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2018 Honda Clarity Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Ready or not, you are likely to be driving some variation of an electric vehicle soon. For example, Honda estimates that about two-thirds of their global sales will be electric vehicles by 2030. With that target in sight, Honda has introduced its latest foray into the kilowatt kingdom, the 2018…

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