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Design Impressions from the LA Autoshow

Text Cor Steenstra, Photos Chris

Photo Report of the 2016 LA Autoshow

Photos by Chris Jones Dan Ellis, Michele

2016 Kia Sportage SX T GDI

By Dan Ellis, Michele Straniero Purely coincidentally the new 2016 Kia Sportage was scheduled right after the previously reviewed VW Tiguan. They clearly operate in the same market segment, aim for the same audience, so it was very appropriate to do the inevitable comparison of both vehicles. To be honest, there could ...

2016 Chevrolet Cruz RS

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra The Chevrolet Cruz in this 2016 guise is a very well balanced, homogeneous design. It features the latest iteration of the Chevrolet fascia, combining the double grille with much detail in the jewelry. On the sides it is relatively conservative, but well proportioned and solid, so nothing ...

Renault e.dams wins second FIA Formula E championship title, Sébastien Buemi crowned drivers’ champion.

The drive and dynamism of Renault e.dams was duly rewarded today as a double win for Nico Prost in the London ePrix saw the French squad crowned FIA Formula E champion for a second consecutive year. A dramatic season finale in Battersea Park, London, where Sébastien Buemi had to race for fastest lap to gain the necessary ...

New Generation 2016 Kia Optima Eco

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra Ever since the concept for the new Kia Optima was shows as a Sportsback at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015 I was looking forward to seeing the real car in person. Of course it would not be the Sportsback version, but I wanted to know how much they were willing to change a winning product. ...

The Awesome 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription – In all Colors of White

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra I must admit that I was floored. The Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription's first impression was of a big V8 SUV in the line of the similar products from GM and Ford, oversized gas guzzling mammoths with a forced hint of luxury that really was not. Og how wrong I was. This is by far not one of those ...