Posts in category "Lifestyle - Transportation"

RO-RO Your Kia Soul Gently Down to Crete

Recently your faithful “Drive…He Said” crew had the stars sufficiently aligned in our favor to be given a KIA’s new SOUL sub compact CUV to play with in of all places, Greece. Despite that country’s public debt service issues, we are still speaking of the glorious Mediterranean islands chock full of well-heeled Western Europeans and... Read more »

2012 Chevrolet Volt - Being a Celebrity is Hard Work

Time recently spent with the 2012 Chevrolet Volt “Extended Range Plug-In Electric” sedan over Chicago’s hot Fourth of July holiday was akin to being the Grand Marshal’s car in an Independence Day Parade.  While behind the wheel making appointed rounds at the supermarket we received many hand gestures,  all “thumbs up.” We fielded a barrage... Read more »

2012 Hyundai Veloster - Delivering "Velo" in the "City"

The swept back headlight assembly is trimmed with white LED parkers
* * * * * * * * * * * * Four months ago we at “Drive…He Said” first sampled the all new for 2012 Veloster, Hyundai’s sporty 2+2 compact coupe.  With the  traction control defeat switch staring straight at us on the lower right side of the driver’s center stack we felt tempted... Read more »
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2012 Chicago Auto Show - What a Difference a Year Makes

Well it is Auto Show time, once again,  here in Chicago at McCormick Place. Boy, what a difference a year makes This time last year: – Chicago had just recovered from a 16″ snow storm. – Toyota had replaced either electronic throttle controls, ABS controls, accelerator pedal assemblies and floor mats/  fasteners in more than... Read more »

2011 Kia Optima EX GDI - My Side-Mirror Contoller is Better

2011 Kia Optima EX GDI - My Side-Mirror Contoller is Better
Take a look at “Drive…He Said’s” recent entry in response to “Drive, She Said‘s” selection of the 2011 Dodge Durango as having easiest to see and use driver’s door side-mirror controller button. Our award for winning side-mirror controller goes to the 2011 Kia Optima EX mid-size sedan. Kia even goes so far to set the... Read more »

Bumper Stickers - Sometimes They Say Way Too Much

Bumper Stickers - Sometimes They Say Way Too Much
Rolling Probable Cause?? I realize that modern day bumper stickers are all about expressing individualism. To get reactions out of other drivers. Think about the last bumper sticker you saw featuring the name of a candidate for public office (who you wouldn’t support even if hell did freeze over). But would you display a bumper... Read more »
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