Gone Driving!

Killing the Chevrolet Volt

Well, General Motors has cancelled further production of the Chevrolet Volt. Disappointing, for several reasons. The first is that it’s an excellent car, and in my opinion, the best plug-in hybrid (or more accurately, Plug-in Electric Vehicle) on the market. Because of that, I’ve recommended it to people considering a vehicle of this type, and …

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2019 Mazda CX-9: All about the experience…

You may not have noticed this, but mainstream brands are becoming much more luxurious these days. The 2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature I recently drove is a case in point. I happened to experience it first at night, opening the door to a tailored brown leather interior bathed in gentle accent lighting. Abundant semi-gloss aluminum trim …

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2018 Chevrolet Volt – An Owner’s Perspective – Part 3

2018 Chevrolet Volt – Part 1 2018 Chevrolet Volt – Part 2 Images courtesy of GM Canada except lead image of 2018 Volt Premier Edition First things first: after ten months of Volt ownership I continue to be pleased with my purchase. No buyer’s remorse, no major complaints, no operational issues, car runs like a …

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Remembering Route 66… and all that jazz!

As a kid growing up in England in the 1960s, I remember watching an American television show called Route 66. Along with shows like Highway Patrol, it was part of my introduction to life in America. From what I could tell, things looked pretty good over there. Apparently it was usually sunny and everyone had …

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