Free park events set for museum's streamlined exhibit

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Motorcycles, sports cars and campers will be on display outside the Portland Art Museum on upcoming Sundays.

2018 Ford F-150 brings PowerStroke diesel to America's most…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're conidering a 2018 Ford F-150, the diesel engine option deserves a test drive.

Upcoming car events: June 12-Sept. 2

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Car shows, cruise-ins, swap meets and other car-related happenings in the Portland area.

2018 Range Rover HSE Td6

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The diesel option gives Land Rover's largest vehicle improved mileage without sacrificing power or anything else.

Test Drive: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The most outrageous luxury performance SUV yet from Jeep, featuring the 707-horsepower V8 from the Dodge Hellcat and other beefy upgrades.

Nissan Kicks it up a notch

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Kicks starts at $18,965 for the base S trim, and it's well-equipped at that price. If you select every option on the top SR Premium Package,…

2019 Volvo XC40 T5 AWD R-Design

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Style, power and respectable fuel economy mark the performance version of the luxury subcompact crossover.

Michelin announces 30-year sustainability goals

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Tire company announces recycling and sustainability targets at Movin' On conference in Monteal.

Test Drive: 2018 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Now in its last year of production, the current version of the popular compact crossover still has a lot to offer.

2018 BMW M5 offers the best of European performance sedans

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the BMW M5 is that if your dream performance car has four doors and a trunk, there aren't really any better options than this.

Memorial Day weekend tire safety tips

Portland Tribune - Wheels
May 21-28 is this year's National Tire Safety Week, a consumer education initiative led by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.

Subaru goes big with all-new 2019 Ascent midsize SUV

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're shopping for a family SUV this year, put the Subaru Ascent at the top of your test-drive list.

Test Drive: 2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A plug-in hybrid like the 2018 Kia Niro PHEV eliminates range anxierty while delivering better mileage than a conventional hybrid.

Chevrolet announces new engine options for 2019 Silverado

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The 2019 Silverado will also be physically larger than than the current model, including a wheelbase up to 3.9 inches longer. At the same time, it is…

Test drive: 2018 Toyota C-HR XLE

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If making an impression is more important to you, the 2018 Toyota C-HR has a lot to offer beyond its dramatic styling.

Audi vehicles support Traffic Light Information feature in…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
In addition to Portland, Audi's enabled cities include Phoenix, Arizona; Palo Alto and Arcadia, California; Denver, Colorado; Kansas City, Missouri;…

ReachNow and Intel bring short-term car rental to Hillsboro…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
With dedicated parking spaces near major entrances on each Intel campus, ReachNow's shared fleet of BMW and MINI vehicles will be easily accessible…

Nissan Rogue is the best-selling SUV in America

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're shopping SUVs this year, you really need to test-drive the 2018 Nissan Rogue.

Car Events: May 12 - Sept. 2

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The 36th Annual Portland Transmission Spring Classic is Saturday, May 12, at 1016 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. and the surrounding neighborhood.

New SUVs and trucks dominate Northwest Activity Vehicle of…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Northwest Automotive Press Association holds its annual Mudfest competition every May.

Test Drive: 2018 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The 2018 Mazda CX-5 might not offer every available feature of some other competitors, but its is still one of the best looking, riding and handling…

Jaguar Land Rover adapts Portland-based technical…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The expansion of the incubator into Innovation Labs will allow the company more flexibility in the companies they choose to support.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback puts the fun back into…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback is a worthy successor to the Corolla name. If you like Corollas or hatchbacks, you'll like…

Test Drive: 2018 Lexus LC 500h

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The flagship Lexus model drives as good as it looks, and it's looks are out of this world.

2019 Jeep Cherokee offers expected capability and…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Upgrades make Jeep's compact a much more premium SUV experience than you'd expect from the price.

Portlanders buy the oldest used cars

Portland Tribune - Wheels
There are pros and cons to buying an older used car. They include lower purchases prices but potentailly higher repair bills.

DEQ offering new emissions testing option

Portland Tribune - News
Car-related businesses partnering with DEQ to test vehicles at their locations.

Toyota adds style, technology to 2019 Avalon sedan

Portland Tribune - Wheels
One challenge with larger cars is that younger buyers rarely prefer a large luxury model. Toyota is aiming to change that with two new trim levels…

David Higgins and Craig Drew claim Oregon Trail Rally…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Oregon Trail Rally is held each year in the spring, and involves point-to-point timed racing over closed gravel and dirt roads in Oregon and…

Test Drive: 2018 Jaguar F-Type 400 Sport

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Other luxury manufacturers make similar cars, but it's hard to argue that any of them are clearly better than Jaguar's reimagined icon - or have as…

2018 Buick LaCrosse makes full-size cars fun again

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Buick LaCrosse is that if you've felt like you want a little more space in your daily ride but you don't want to spend…

2018 XT5 brings Cadillac luxury to the mid-size SUV market

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The reason to buy a Cadillac SUV is luxury and features, and the XT5 delivers on that value proposition.

Carr Subaru Beaverton honored by Providence

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The dealership and Subaru of America have donated more than $400,000 to children'd center since 2015

Test Drive: 2018 Fiat 124 Spider

Portland Tribune - Wheels
This is a new Golden Age for no-fuss affordable sports cars. The 2018 Fiat 124 Spider offers the most options while still remaining a fun-to-drive…

Oregon Trail Rally returns to PIR on Friday, April 20

Portland Tribune - Wheels
After the PIR event on Friday night, the rally moves to Goldendale, Washington on Saturday and ends in Dufur, Oregon on Sunday.

2019 VW Jetta will change the way you think about compact…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The real genius of the Jetta is that you can buy the base trim for less than $20,000 and not feel like you're in the penalty box.

Car events: April 14-Sept. 2

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Upcoming automotive-related activities in the Portland area, including car shows, swap meets and get-togethers.

Auto News: Porsche exhibit, set for World of Speed, car…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
'Porsche 911: 55 Years of Driving Excellence' will open at the World of Speed on April 28 and run through the remainder of 2018.

Wentworth selling most stores to O'Brien Auto Group

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The 115-year-old Portland-based company will ontinue to own and operate Wilsonville Chevrolet.

Chevrolet refreshes its passenger car offerings for 2019

Portland Tribune - Wheels
New styling, enhanced features, expanded trim and performance updates will be available on the 2019 Malibu, Cruze, spark and Camaro.

2018 Infiniti QX80 is a full-size luxury experience

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that if you're shopping full-size luxury SUVs, the Infiniti QX80 is well worth your consideration.

Test Drive: 2018 Chevy Tahoe RST

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The performance version of Chevy's large SUV is not only practical and good looking, but surprisingly fun to drive.

Two big swap meets this weekend

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Everything from projects to rare parts and collectable can be found at the 2018 Spring Swap Meet and the 2018 Portand Swap Meet, which are held near…

Automakers reveal 2019 SUVs at New York…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Many of the newest models are new compact and mid-size SUVs, which are the most popular sales categories this year.

2018 BMW M550i xDrive offers tech, luxury, and…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 BMW M550i is simply that if you want the best executive luxury sport sedan on the market, this car has to be on the short…

Test Drive: 2018 BMW X3 xDrive M40i

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The performance version of BMW's redesigned compact crossover is a compelling drive.

Upcoming car events: March 31-Sept. 2

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Car-related activities in the Portland area, including car shows, swap meets and races.

2018 VW Golf SE: The case for compacts

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Volkswagen's long-running compact hatchback is almost as practivcal as an SUV, but costs a lot less

Teens learn safe driving skills at PIR

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The curriculum presented was developed and is presented by a partnership between the Sports Car Club of America and BMW Car Club of America, with…

New turbo 2018 Ford Mustang will exceed your…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Mustang is that there's never been a better time to consider a pony car, and the Mustang was the first one.

Test Drive: 2018 BMW 640i xDrive GT

Portland Tribune - Wheels
BMW finally gets their luxury hatchback sedan right, offering a real altetnative to high end station wagons and SUVs.

2019 Ram 1500 sets new standard for pickups

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The all-new Ram 1500 is powerful, smooth, quiet and capable of towing up to 12,750 pounds.

2018 Buick Regal TourX heralds the return of the…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The TourX is a mid-size all-wheel-drive wagon, similar to Audi's A4 Allroad, Volvo's V60, or the BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon.

Test Drive: 2018 Lexus LS 500

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The flagship of Toyota's luxury brand has been completely redesigned with stunning results that challenge the competition.

Jaguar reveals new I-PACE electric SUV in Geneva

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Dealers are now able to place orders for Jahuar's first all-electric vehicle.

GMC unveils 2019 Sierra pickup with new high-tech…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The new Sierra is larger than the outgoing model in every dimension, offering more room in the cab, in the bed, and a higher seating position.

2018 VW Golf SE carries on a long tradition

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Golf is on its seventh generation, but it's still as fresh and compelling as the day the model first arrived.

Test Drive: 2018 Honda Fit Sport

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A refresh and new model enhances the Fit's reputation as one of the best subcompacts on the market.

Infiniti QX60 delivers three rows of luxury and…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the QX60 is that if you're looking for a luxury SUV that will get you through any Portland winter, Infiniti is a solid choice.

Raffle winners pick up new Audi Q3 Quattro

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The new Audi Q3 Quattro was donated to the Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party by Audi Beaverton.

Test Drive: 2018 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Three-row crossovers make a lot of sense for active families, and few are as entertaining to drive as the 2018 Mazda CX-9.

PGE to fund electric vehicle programs

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Public Utility Commission authorizes up to $3.8 million to be spent in service area, including help for TriMet.

Test Drive: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander SEL

Portland Tribune - Wheels
While the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander may not be the most sophisticated crossover on the market, it should be considered by anyone looking for value.

Test Driver: 2018 Camry XSE V6

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The all-new version of Toyota's popular mid-size sedan is the best yet, and the V6 version is is the most fun to drive ever.

Volkswagen unveils new Arteon mid-size sedan in…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Volkswagen Arteon will include a class-leading 6 year/72,000 mile warranty. It is expected to debut at VW dealerships this summer.

Range Rover takes on the crossover market with new…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you've wanted a Range Rover, but couldn't quite swing the big ticket price, the Velar could be just what you've been waiting for.

Test Driver: 2018 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A large luxury sedan with advanced automotive technologies and plenty of performance.

2018 Rolls Royce Wraith sets the bar for personal…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that the 2018 Rolls Royce Wraith is a singular experience. Obviously few people can afford to own one of these cars, but if you…

Test Drive: 2018 Infiniti Q50 Red Sport 400 AWD

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The top-of-the-line sport sedan competes against the best in the world but still costs less.

Electric vehicles a highlight of 2018 Auto Show

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Show runs from Thursday to Sunday and features advanced automotive technologies.

Go big with the 2018 Nissan Armada

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're looking for a full-size, powerful and comfortable SUV, the Nissan Armada definitely needs to be on your test-drive list.

Test Drive: 2018 Chevy Equinox LT Diesel

Portland Tribune - Wheels
An affordable compact SUV for those who appreicate turbocharged diesel engines.

Sweet rides at 2018 Portland International Auto Show

Portland Tribune - News
Must-sees include new EVs, SUVs, trucks and more at Oregon Convention Center from Jan. 25 to 28.

World of Speed to host a special exhibit honoring…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Although he was best known for his promotional and broadcast work with the Indianapolis 500, Andy Granatelli was a giant in several forms of…

2018 Toyota Corolla SE offers sporty fun at a great…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
You can see the 2018 Toyota Corolla at the Portland International Auto Show, January 25-28 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Test Drive: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The off-road version of the redesigned Impreza compact is a great value for those who take living in the Pacific Northwest serious.

2018 Buick Regal Sportback is in a class all by…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback is that if you want a premium car with the handling of a sedan but the carrying capacity of a…

Local scout launches tool drive for World of Speed

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The museum partners with Clackamas Community College for classes that qualify for both high school and community college credits.

Test Drive: 2018 Infiniti QX60

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A three-row luxury crossover SUV with a sporty personality and polished road manners.

The lion in winter: 2018 Lexus LC 500

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you drive the Lexus LC 500, be prepared to talk about your car wherever you go. But the first conversation you should have is definitely with your…

Test Drive: 2018 Volkswagen Jetta SE Sport

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Volkswagen's most affordable sedan is loaded with value and should be considered the entry point to all fine German sedans.

2018 Nissan Leaf offers more range and features for…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Nissan Leaf is that if you liked your old Leaf, you'll really love the new one. The new Leaf is faster, more versatile,…

Test Drive: 2018 Buick Enclave Premium AWD

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Buick's fullsize crossover SUV is a good choice for anyone who needs to carry a lot of people in comfort and safety.

My View: Give to the arts by year-end

Portland Tribune - Opinion
Oregonians may get a 2017 tax credit for giving to the Oregon Cultural Trust and qualifying arts organizations by Dec. 31.

Chevrolet unveils hot rod Tahoe RST for 2018

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Bottom line: If your head says SUV but your heart says hot rod - this is the Tahoe for you.

Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The completely redesiged mid-size sedan is good enough to be considered on its own merits, not just for its impressive mileage.

Car Events: Dec. 16-Sept. 2

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Upcoming automotive related actives in the Portland metropolitan area, including car shows and charitable fundraisers.

Test Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Si

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Priced below $25,000, the reborn performance compact is one of the great automotive bargains today.

2018 GMC Yukon Denali is a solid choice for…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 GMC Yukon Denali is that if you're shopping for a full-size luxury SUV, this truck should be at the top of your test…

Suburban Auto Group owner honored for MHCC donation

Gresham Outlook - Features
Owner Nancy Jaksich receives appreciation of students, teachers at Mt. Hood Community College.

Test Drive: 2017 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A luxury compact SUV that strikes a balance between performance and practicality.

Test Drive: 2018 Honda Odyssey

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Honda Odyssey has always been one of the best minivans on the market, and will all the improvements, the redesigned 2018 version is the best of…

Toyota named official vehicle sponsor of Mt. Hood…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The multi-year partnership agreement is announced as the popular ski resorts celebrates its 50th anniversary.

New charity added to Auto Show party

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Veterans Legacies will be the eighth charity to benefit from the Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party before the 2018 Portland International Auto Show.

The 2017 Mazda6 sedan is excellent, and about to…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Mazda has announced that the 2018 Mazda6 will be revealed later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Among many updates, the 2018 Mazda6 will be…

2017 Mazda Miata RF is the perfect Portland sports…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you like driving a sports car, you'll love the latest Miata. Running up through the gears will put a grin on your face, and the engine is smooth…

Test Drive: 2017 Toyota Avalon Touring

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Although Toyota built its reputation on small cars and trucks, the full size Avalon is a large affordable family car that competes with the best of…

Test Drive: 2018 Kia Rio EX 5DR

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The completely redesigned subcompact proves that small economy cars have come a long way.

Test Drive: 2018 Chevy Cruze Hatch Diesel

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Don't let all the bad news scare you off - the new compact diesel from Chevy is both fun and clean

2017 Kia Soul Turbo offers good value and extra…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're looking for an affordable all-around vehicle, you should definitely check out the Kia Soul.

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