2019 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD

Subcompact SUVs and crossovers are hot. They’re practical and versatile, have good fuel efficiency, cost less than larger vehicles, and often have all-wheel-drive. They’re a good option for folks who just don’t need a large vehicle.   The five-passenger Hyundai Kona was introduced for the 2018 model year and immediately became a contender in the…

2019 Range Rover Sport HSE

Looking for a luxury midsize SUV with a posh cabin and status symbol badge that can also do serious off-roading? The 2019 Range Rover Sport can take you to the ballet one evening, and then forge a mountain stream the next day.   The Range Rover Sport was updated for the 2014 model year and…

2020 Lexus LC 500

The Lexus LC 500 is definitely a head turner. Within minutes of hopping into this big six-figure sport coupe, I got several thumbs up and appreciate glances. I get to test drive a new car every week and it’s rare that a vehicle gets this much attention!   LC stands for Luxury Coupe. But think…

Addressing Senior Driving Confidence can keep Older Adults Driving Safer, Longer

PORTLAND, Ore., – Older adults who are uncomfortable in certain driving conditions are adjusting their driving patterns to avoid driving at night, on the freeway, in afternoon rush hour traffic, or in unfamiliar areas, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Some of the self-regulated changes older drivers make can be…

Oregon has Nation’s Largest Weekly Jump in Gas Prices for the Second Consecutive Week

Tightening Gasoline Supplies Send Prices Higher in Oregon and Many Other States PORTLAND, Ore., – U.S. refinery utilization is at 83 percent—the lowest rate since September 2017—tightening gasoline supplies and causing state gas price averages to rise in nearly half of all states, including Oregon. For the week, the national average holds steady at $2.64…