Tesla to skip Denver Auto Show

Tesla to skip Denver Auto Show

Thirty-seven car and truck brands, from Acura to Volvo, will display more than 500 new models at the 2015 Denver Auto Show, which opens Wednesday, April 8, at the Colorado Convention Center. Tesla, the much-ballyhooed electric auto, won’t be there….

Long-stylish Murano adds new lines

Long-stylish Murano adds new lines

On its introduction to the U.S. market 12 years ago, the Nissan Murano surprised, even shocked, automotive followers with two innovations – the most futuristic styling ever seen in the SUV/truck segment and the unheard-of installation of a continuously variable…

Another early ’16  arrival, the Mazda6

Another early ’16 arrival, the Mazda6

  Another 2016 model, the Mazda6 midsize sedan carrying an EPA estimate of 40 miles per gallon on the highway, has been sent my way. It follows last week’s 2016 Kia Sorento crossover SUV. Both will be seen at the…

Boulder event showcases ’15 Chrysler 300

Boulder event showcases ’15 Chrysler 300

Chrysler showed off four models of its 300 flagship sedan at a gathering in Boulder Thursday evening. Parked out front of the Rembrandt Yard Art Gallery & Event Center for 30 members of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press were the…

Kia 1st to show ’16 model, the Sorento

Kia 1st to show ’16 model, the Sorento

By Bud Wells Already rolling into Colorado are several 2016-model cars and trucks, still a month ahead of the 2015 Denver Auto Show. The ’16 Kia Sorento SUV is the first I’ve driven. It’s 3 inches longer than last year’s…

Supercharged, turbocharged Volvo S60

Supercharged, turbocharged Volvo S60

What’s preferable for power-boosting – supercharging or turbocharging? The difference, of course, in the added air-induction system into the cylinders is that a supercharger is belt-driven, a turbocharger is exhaust-driven. As for which is the better process, Volvo says that…