Scenic Route: 2015 Nissan Rogue Review

Tucumcari, NM — “The Altima-te Rogue Trip” was named as such because we got the chance to experience the classic U.S. Route 66 in two 2015 Nissan models: The Altima sedan and Rogue crossover. We took the Altima through Illinois and Missouri, so what to use to tackle the deserts and hills of northern Texas and New Mexico? Why, the ...

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Quick spin: 4 cars to drive in 2015

Well, it’s auto show season, which means all the new 2015 and 2016 models are going to start to be pored over, tested and examined by everyone from buyers to dealers and industry professionals. We were given the opportunity to drive some of the year’s top models in succession; here are some of the highlights. Mini Cooper  When I tested ...

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2015 Chevrolet Trax LTZ – Review

Built in Mexico and for sale in Canada and not the US, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax arrived in 2014 as Chevy’s entrant into what has become a quickly growing class in the urban utility vehicle (UUV). Really, Chevrolet was a bit ahead of its time with the, with manufacturers like Mazda, Fiat and even Mercedes-Benz jumping on the bandwagon since. ...

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Production-ready Acura NSX (finally) revealed to the public in Detroit

Detroit, MI — Acura talks about the recently-revealed (this is the final, production version—we and Acura can promise you that) NSX (see that? We don’t add “Concept” anymore) supercar being a “new sports experience”, and wile that may be true for Acura, the hybrid sportster is, technically, following in the footsteps of quite a few hybrid supercars currently in production. ...

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2016 Chevrolet Volt debuts in Detroit; new Bolt adds yet more EV motoring to GM’s line-up

Detroit, MI — Strange that upon the release of the next-generation Chevrolet Volt debuted at this year’s North American International Auto Show, the first impression is that of a car that actually looks a little more retrained than the previous model. Perhaps it’s an admission by GM that the Volt was a little too out there; Kia, for example, is building ...

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