Event: The Joy of Driving—Malibu Style

Short Drives to Get Acquainted with Hot, New Cars The MPG event had strong participation from carmakers Motor Press Guild (MPG), the Southern California trade association for automotive journalists, regularly brings together writers with automotive industry representatives. The most recent of these events was held in mid-September at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, high in the Santa Monica ... Read More...

Flash Drive: 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid

Back To the Electrified Future Ford announced in April 2018 it would be ending sedan production, filling in with new SUV, crossover and truck models in the next few years. Sixteen of the new models were to be battery electric vehicles (BEV), and 24 gasoline/electric hybrids. Ford’s lofty goals are on the ... Read More...

Road Test: 2019 Genesis G70

The New Kid Disrupts the Status Quo Hyundai Motors is on a roll, and nowhere is that more evident than with the 2019 Genesis G70. The G70 is Genesis' first mainstream model, priced at under $35,000 to start. The G70 isn't shy in taking on the established players, like Audi A4, ... Read More...