NWAPA Mudfest 2016 ? Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Shelton, Wash. ? One of our favorite events each year is the annual Northwest Automotive Press Association?s (NWAPA) Mudfest. We were involved in the creation of the annual SUV evaluation and have participated in a majority of the programs during the event?s 22-year history. Mudfest has evolved through the years…

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BMW X1 xDrive28i Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer They come with various names — crossover, SUV, Sports Activity Vehicle and CUV — and they are the new darlings of the small luxury wagon category. Nearly all the major manufacturers have one or they are working on one. BMW?s entry into the growing category is the BMW X1, which…

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