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Volvo C70 convertible comes of age

  By Steven Cole Smith Special to Tribune Newspapers April 10, 2012 When Volvo introduced the C70 convertible in 1999 — the company’s first drop-top in decades — the car had the looks, but little else. Typical of a lot … Continue reading

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2013 Buick Enclave

The Buick Enclave has been on the market for about five years, and because it was the first vehicle to represent the new face of Buick, the 2012 model that’s in showrooms still looks relatively fresh and contemporary from the … Continue reading

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Kia Rio tops Consumer Reports ratings of subcompacts

By     Jerry Edgerton (MoneyWatch) Consumer Reports rates the Kia Rio the top subcompact sedan, ahead of the Hyundai Accent and Chevrolet Sonic, in its road tests released Thursday. CR test drivers praised the redesigned Rio for its nimble handling, smooth … Continue reading

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Kia Optima hybrid rocks with fuel economy, value and styling

Phoenix Business Journal by Cathy Luebke, Guest blogger The 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid. The Kia Optima Hybrid If you are in the market for a midsize hybrid, the Kia Optima is a must for your test-drive list. New for 2011, … Continue reading

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“The best car that nobody’s noticing”

That is, if this rarely-seen luxury sports sedan actually has a reputation. To many shoppers, Saab simply isn’t on the radar, either because it was neglected for so long under former owner General Motors or because its post-GM rapid downsizing … Continue reading

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New Kia Sportage scores high on performance

   The new Sportage has been completely redesigned, the blandness evident in most aspects of the previous model giving way to something almost radical in CUVs. I remember not too many years back (when I used to work on a … Continue reading

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2011 Buick Regal CXL Turbo, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review

EXECUTIVE EDITOR–AUTOWEEK.COM BOB GRITZINGER: Forget everything you ever thought you knew about Buicks, about Regals and about soft American near-luxury sedans. This 2011 Buick Regal CXL Turbo does not fit the mold. Instead, this Regal Turbo is a sporty hoot … Continue reading

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