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Tuesday, June 29, 2004

It’s job well done, but is Escape hybrid for you?

Ford Escape hybrid (2005) Production of Ford’s long-awaited Escape hybrid sport utility vehicle will start next month and should reach East and West coast dealers late this summer or early this fall. It will make the Escape the first...

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Dodge Magnum delivers in quality, styling

Dodge Magnum (2005) They’ve got it wrong. They being the people who are asking the question, who is going to buy the 2005 Dodge Magnum? The Magnum being the first American-built rear-wheel drive station wagon — Dodge calls it...

Tuesday, June 15, 2004

Kia offers big-car luxury at small-car price

Kia Amanti (2004) We drove an oxymoron to the beach for a week of sea, sand and miniature golf. And it turned out to be, if not a perfect fit, a very suitable vehicle for hauling five passengers to...

Tuesday, June 8, 2004

CTS-V gives Cadillac a European fighter

We had some driving to do, some business to take care of on a warm spring weekend. So we made good use of our test car. It’s not that way every weekend. On those weekends when there isn’t anything...