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FRANKFURT: Volkswagen T-ROC

2018 volkswagen t-roc

The endless desire for crossover from the car buying public the world over is inspiring automotive brands to push utility vehicle design boundaries. The T-ROC is the German giant’s latest CUV and it positions itself just below the recently arrived Tiguan. Although there are great similarities between the compact T-ROC and the Audi Q2, the VW features some very distinct ...

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FRANKFURT: BMW i Vision Dynamics

BMW i5

BMW’s “i” division has proven to be a popular alternative source for green luxury cars despite the lack of a more conventionally sized, and designed car. The i3 is compact while the i8 is a 2+2 sporty spaceship. The new i Vision Dynamics is a screenshot if you will, of the next car to join the “i” family. Physically, this ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 Volkswagen eGolf

What if I told you could take the kids to school in the morning, head to the office, go out for lunch, come home, five times a week, head to cottage country on the weekends and never have to worry about fuel, or range? Don’t think an electric car can do it today? In fact, if you plug your new ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2018 Toyota CH-R

2018 Toyota CH-R

Then, you more or less nod your head. At least that’s the order in which I reacted to the CH-R. I was in Geneva in March 2016 and Los Angeles last November for the unveilings of the CH-R and honestly, gave it no mind whatsoever. Here is a vehicle with limited interest, usefulness and well, look at it. Harsh as ...

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FIRST REVIEW: 2018 Toyota Camry: Camry 2.0

2018 Toyota Camry

I’m still mildly shocked by what I experienced a few days ago from behind the wheel of the new 2018 Camry. Toyota managed a metamorphosis that I never thought possible. Let’s agree on the fact that this flagship midsize sedan has never been destined for those looking for a driving experience. They instead seek out reliability, efficiency and comfort and ...

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CAR NEWS: FCA to be acquired by the Chinese?

The Chinese are in the market to make further automotive acquisitions worldwide. North America remains very attractive but the local Chinese carmakers have yet to make strides with we highly demanding car buyers. FCA may very well become the gateway to the American dream from the Chinese as the American car company has been for sale for a while. In ...

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