A Return To Customer Vehicle Ordering at Dealerships

Are you sad that you can’t find anything at your local dealer lot?  Ford announced that they will ask their dealers to start taking orders for their customers on the vehicles they want.  The supply chain issues manufacturers are dealing…

2021 VW Jetta GLI: Still Fun Fun Fun – and Practical

The 2021 Volkswagen Jetta GLI is indeed a specific type of Jetta.  The really fun one, if you will. Not that the regular Jetta is not fun.  All VWs get the turbo treatment, and over the years, this has proven to be…

2021 BMW 330e: Luxury Meets Green and Clean(er)

If you really like your luxury cars and are really into electric cars, this new and improved sedan from BMW may be the car for you. Yes, there is still a gasoline engine attached, so technically it is still a…

2021 BMW 430i: Hard Top or Soft?

This year’s BMW 430i xDrive really is the classic sportscar.  You can get it as a coupe or as a convertible, the only two trims available. Basically, it’s just two doors and you can have it with a year-round hard top…

2021 Ford Bronco Sport: The Urban Icon That Enjoys Adventure

Many vehicles have worn the iconic Bronco badge over the decades from the original compact off-roader in 1965 to the F-150 derived second generation most famous for carrying O.J. Simpson and the Ranger-based Bronco II in the 1980s.  A new…

2021 Chevy Malibu Covers The Basics Beautifully And Efficiently

On a recent trip to Seattle, I walked out to the rental car zone to pick my ride.  There sat an array of roomy crossovers and well-equipped compacts, but amongst them was an entry-level Chevy Malibu with silver paint and…

Pride Continues Into October

With Pride Month done for 2021, companies and organizations have transitioned their social media icons and avatars from their rainbow motif back to normal (or, a more patriotic one for the 4th of July).  During June, there were some communities that…

2021 Audi A6: Definitely worth a look

There is certain cache when it comes to Audi. It is brand loyalty, among other things, that has carried it throughout the world. They are great cars, indeed.  Refined. Elegant. More than just a touch of class. Their numbering system is simple.  The…

2021 Lexus ES: More Affordable Than You Think

Starting at $40K US, the Lexus ES is a smart stylish midsized luxury sedan that gets a surprising combined 44 miles to the gallon.   Luxury is getting less and less affordable, as are most things in life.  Of course, it depends…

2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport: A Whole New Atlas

Just to clarify, this is a whole new Volkswagen Atlas. Whereas the traditional Atlas (as if there really is such a thing) is bigger and bulkier and is more for your ‘soccer mom’ needs, the Cross Sport is more ‘athletic’,…