Vehicles & Rides


Ride Preview: 2016 Hyundai Tucson

The message from Hyundai was clear: They need to sell more “trucks.” By “trucks,” Hyundai Motor America means leveraging the growth in crossovers, SUVs, and pickups. In their case, it is all about the crossover, […]


Ride Review: 2015 Ford Mustang

For 51 years, there has been one vehicle that defines America. It was not by accident. The formula was ripe for the marketplace: a small car with a sporty stance, seating four (at least) with […]

FCA GALA feature

More Than Just a Parade: The Intersection of the Auto Industry and the GLBT Community

When an automobile manufacturer says they support the GLBT community, what is the ultimate output of that support? To answer this question, we must first look in our own backyard. A walk through Loring Park […]


Ride Review: 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Which automobile is one of the most popular ones in our community today? Subaru is a correct answer. It is nationally, as well as locally; however, there is a different truth to tell, especially in […]

Getting Around Pride

Getting To & Around Pride

By Amy Ongaro Transportation options to get to (and around) Pride weekend have never been more plentiful. Check out these great options to have a safe and celebratory festival weekend: Bike It Biking is an […]


How To Deal With Servicing and Maintaining Your Car

When something goes wrong in your vehicle, what do you do? If you are mechanically inclined, you fix the problem right at home — or, do the light maintenance that you can do. However, our […]


Ride Review: 2015 Ford F-150

Here is a sobering fact: At one time Ford sold about a million of these trucks in one year. In the automotive business, selling a million units of one particular model is not only a […]


Ride Review: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport

Let me cut through the confusion here: There are two Hyundai Santa Fes. Let me explain. A year-and-a-half ago, Lavender reviewed the bigger, three-row version of the Santa Fe. Now, we received the smaller, two-row Sport […]

Subaru Outback

Ride Review: 2015 Subaru Outback

For us, there are really two vehicles that we love the most. They both just happen to be Subarus. We love Subarus because they were among the first automobile brands that loved us. That is […]


Ride Review: 2015 Kia K900

We often equate luxury with a name. It is in the clothes we wear, the furniture we buy, the electronics we own…even the realtor with whom we sell or buy our homes. Names often evoke […]

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