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  • 2014 VW Tiguan
    2014 Volkswagen Tiguan: A solid choice in compact SUVs
    The compact SUV segment has grown substantially in the past few years, with each entrant seemingly trying to distinguish itself from the pack with one characteristic or another.For the Volkswagen Tiguan, there might be a few characteristics that...
  • Toyota Highlander Hybrid
    Car review: The 2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
    SUVs are not what they used to be, no more do we see the big and bulky gas-guzzlers running the roads and killing our air. Nowadays SUVs are compacted but still able to give you the room, muscle and as gas efficient as some sedans. Imagine an SUV...
  • Dodge Journey and Honda CR-V: very different takes on the Crossover theme
    Dodge Journey and Honda CR-V: very different takes on the Crossover theme
    TechnoFile.comThe Dodge Journey and Honda CR-V are both good examples of the SUV/Crossover beast, though executed in very different ways. And after a week with each, I came away thinking that despite the good things about both models, I think I&...
  • SUV Savvy
    SUV savvy: Why buying an SUV makes more sense than a car
    SUV’s are in style. They’re vogue. More and more people are snubbing cars for SUV’s now more than ever, and not just because they need oodles of cargo space or they need to tow tons of gear. Despite high pump prices and the often...
  • Subaru enhances its Legacy and upgrades its Outback for 2015
    Subaru enhances its Legacy and upgrades its Outback for 2015
    TechnoFile.comLove 'em or hate 'em, Subarus have earned a loyal following for their tradition of offering all wheel drive vehicles that can take you virtually anywhere at any time. And for 2015, two of the company's top models have...
  • 2015 CR-V excites
    Much improved 2015 Honda CR-V coming to Eugene in October
    According to Kendall Honda of Eugene, Or CR-V is the best selling Honda in Western Oregon. I recently had the opportunity to drive the refreshed mid-cycle 2015 CR-V and was taken by its comfort, over-all performance, improved handling, style and...
  • GMC upgrades Yukon SUV for 2015
    GMC upgrades Yukon SUV for 2015
    The GMC Yukon has been fully redesigned and engineered for 2015 with a more powerful and more fuel-efficient power plant, a more up-to-date exterior and refined interior, and upgraded technological features that operate off an 8-inch touchscreen...
  • Lexus GX 460 2014
    2014 Lexus GX 460: The way to do large luxury
    The Lexus GX 460 is the way to do large luxury. This seven-seat SUV has power, is comfortable and offers some of the latest technology.The GX has a 4.6-liter V-8 engine that makes 301 horsepower and is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ
    Chevrolet Tahoe to receive running changes. Tested: 2015 Tahoe LTZ
    General Motors recently announced that the redesigned 2015 Tahoe (and Suburban), which was introduced earlier this year, would receive a couple of significant running changes, such as OnStar 4G LTE with a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, a hands-free...
  • The Fuse Block
    Inspecting and replacings fuses in a car, light truck or SUV
    Anyone who has owned some type of motor vehicle for a good amount of time has most likely experienced an electrical problem, with said vehicle, that has ended up with a fuse as the main culprit. And, when I say main culprit, I mean that the same...
  •  Lexus RX 450h
    Lexus RX450h: A crossover that saves you at the pump
    A crossover SUV that gets great fuel economy would appear to be the perfect fit for some consumers. If such a vehicle is on your wishlist, you must consider the Lexus RX 450h.This hybrid version of the venerable Lexus luxury crossover gets an...
  • Acura gets it right with RDX
    Acura gets it right with RDX
    Acura redesigned its RDX crossover for the 2013 model year and basically has left it alone ever since.Hey. When you get it pretty much right the first time, you don't have to keep fiddling with it.With good power, fuel economy in the 20 miles...
  • Lexus NX crossover
    First look: 2015 Lexus NX
    NASHVILLE -- Lexus has had years of success building luxury utility vehicles, with one of the most popular being the RX 350.But something was missing.It didn’t have a small crossover to compete in an increasingly popular field that includes...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe improved in many ways
    2015 Chevrolet Tahoe road test: more practical, more luxurious
    General Motors pretty much has a lock on the traditional full-size, truck-based sport-utility vehicle, so it would only seem natural that the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe, along with the GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade, are more evolutionary than...
  • Keisha Williams: Carjacking killers of Williams and three kids called 'bastards'
    Keisha Williams: Carjacking killers of Williams and three kids called 'bastards'
    Keisha Williams, a mother of three, was involved in a carjacking incident that proved fatal to the Philadelphia mom’s three young children. Now, 13 days later, Williams has also died of her injuries. The two suspects who were arrested and...