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VIDEO: The 2012 KIA Optima Hybrid -Almost Perfect. Almost

  Here’s Kia’s Sole hybrid offering. The Korean automaker is aiming for the Hybrid Camry from Toyota and the upcoming redesigned Ford Fusion hybrid. The Kia beats Camry in looks department. But the Camry trumps […]


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VIDEO: 2013 Honda Civic CNG, Clean But Gut-less

2013 Honda Civic CNG It looks like a Honda Civic. It drives like a Honda Civic. It is all things Civic, except for what’s under the hood and inside the trunk. This is the Civic […]

CBS Seattle–08/16/2012

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VIDEO: The Dodge Dart Is Back For 2013

  2013 Dodge Dart Here’s the first result of the union between Fiat and Dodge. A front wheel drive five passenger 4 door sedan based on an award winning Italian Alfa platform. The Dodge Dart […]

CBS Seattle–08/09/2012

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VIDEO: The Acura ILX – Beauty And Grace In A Small Luxury Car

2013 Acura ILX Do the bones of a Honda Civic make a decent Acura? I drove the ILX for a week and my conclusion is yes. A big thumbs up for this small luxury car. […]

CBS Seattle–08/02/2012

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VIDEO: The 2013 Lexus ES Is All That, And Much More!

The 2013 Lexus ES Lexus Does It Again Here’s the bread and butter car of the Lexus stable. Over one million copies have sold since its introduction. To keep the streak alive, Lexus needed to […]

CBS Seattle–07/26/2012


VIDEO: The 2012 Ford Focus Titanium, A Big Improvement And Upgrade

2012 Ford Focus Titanium This Ford titanium is made of Steel, aluminum and plastic as far as I can tell. Our daughter’s first car was a 2001 Focus. She still drives it, and she still […]


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[VIDEO] The 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe…Mustang Killer?

2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe This is the refreshed Hyundai Genesis Coupe for 2013. It has a new face, updated LED taillights, but most the best news is under the hood. More horsepower. And it can […]

CBS Seattle–07/12/2012

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[VIDEO] The 2012 Kia Rio Is Much Better Than The Car It Replaced

This is the much-improved 2012 Rio from Kia. The redesign is a lot easier on the eyes than the frumpy run-of-the-mill car it replaced. It’s more refined, gets great fuel economy and the interior looks […]


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[VIDEO] 2012 Chevy Sonic, A Good Car They Got Right

The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Turbo Finally a small car from Chevy that will erase the bad memories of Vega, Sprint Metro and Aveo. A small car, and now we can proudly say a good car […]


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Video: The 2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD Great Swedish Car Shines

2012 Volvo S60 T6 AWD When you think of Volvo, the first thing that probably comes to your mind is safety. After driving this red rocket, the words performance beautiful fast and fun work too. […]