The Wagon is Back: Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review

For many years, the sales of wagons have been slacking and few manufacturers offer any estate vehicles. However, we’re pretty sure the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is about to reinvigorate The Wagon. Just with other VW Golf’s, the Alltrack TSI has a feeling of fun. Its steering is quick to respond, the suspension quick to […]

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Ready and Revving to go at 2017 Run to the Sun

Photography by Doug Berger Every year, Run to the Sun gathers automotive journalists from around the nation to check out the latest in fast cars while driving curvy roads around Mt. Hood, Oregon. Some high-profile names came this year and the final results of the competition were a bit of a surprise.   The Contenstants […]

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Saying Goodbye: An End to the Red Square Car Show

More than 100 cars drove into UW’s infamous Red Square on the morning of Sunday, May 7. Engine sounds echoed across Suzzallo’s Gothic style, gearshifts bounced off the sandstone, as the likes of Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Shakespeare, Dante and more, basked in the end of an era: the 10th (and last) Red Square Car […]

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2016 Los Angeles Auto Show Picturama

We had the opportunity to check out the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show this year and got to check out thousands of beautiful vehicles sparkling under the spot lights. While there, we took well over a thousand photographs, but many were for my coverage through Trucks.com. Of those that didn’t head over there, we’ve given […]

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Destination Volkswagen Golf TSI SEL

Sometimes, it’s not the road you take or the people you go with, but the thing you take on the road. That’s the 2015 Volkswagen Golf TSI SEL – the turbo atop the 1.8L 4-cylinder makes this hatch a destination on its own instead of just the means to get there. The $29,905 Golf TSI […]

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Battle of the All-Electric City Cars

During a recent event, called Drive Revolution, I got the chance to pit six electric vehicles (EV) against one another; the Chevrolet Spark EV, the Fiat 500e, the Kia Soul EV, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, the Nissan Leaf and the Volkswagen eGolf. Each of these all-electric city cars were taken on a quick 15-minute drive in […]

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Finding friends on the backroads of Washington

Recently, a friend (Harvey Sherman with the Aurora) informed me of a group of people who enjoy a good drive, the Northwest Drivers group on Meetup, regardless of what is driven. So I decided to check it out. The founder of the Northwest Drivers group, Marko “Wolf” Wollschlaeger, has been part of the Jaguar and […]

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