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  1. Infiniti Engineering Academy offers chance to work with F1 team | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    I am frequently asked by students, or their parents, how they can get a career in the automobile industry. Many of them want to get involved in the racing world. Those who want to gain access to the highest level of motorsport would be wise to

  2. 2020 Kia Telluride delivers for big families | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    The Telluride is Kia’s largest SUV. The three-row vehicle is capable of seating up to eight people and gives Kia stores an answer for customers looking for a larger SUV than the Sorento. The Telluride will keep them in the Kia

  3. 2019 Mazda3 Sport GT offers class-leading drive dynamics | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    Mazda has a well-earned reputation for producing vehicles that place the emphasis on driving dynamics. For more than 15 years, the Mazda3 has been more rewarding to drive than the rest of the pack, and the last few generations have been a lot

  4. DRIVEN: 2019 Nissan Altima 2.5 Platinum AWD’s drive dynamics ‘exceptional’ | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    Mid-size family sedan adds AWD to spec sheet


  5. 2019 Kia Sorento EX Premium ‘A good-looking, well-equipped family hauler’ | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    I recently had a second opportunity to drive a 2019 Kia Sorento. That opportunity came when I was relegated to the role of passenger due to some surgery. I rarely sit anywhere but behind the steering wheel, so was able to look around — inside

  6. 2020 Hyundai Palisade loads up on content | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    COUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Hyundai has topped off its crossover vehicle lineup with the 2020 three-row Palisade. The largest vehicle ever produced by Hyundai; the Palisade is named after a series of cliffs in California and aimed at consumers

  7. FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Porsche Macan S is ‘a true sport utility vehicle’ | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    I’ll bet not many Porsche purchasers had fuel economy at the top of their wish list. I certainly would not have thought of that factor when picking up the 2019 Macan. A week and several hundred kilometres later, I was more than a little

  8. FIRST DRIVE: Hydrogen-powered 2019 Hyundai Nexo is ‘the complete package’ | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    There is a growing debate, on two fronts, about the future of the automobile. There is the issue of autonomous driving — where, when and whether it should occur. There is also the vexing question of the source of power. Will it be fossil

  9. Dynamic abilities highlight 2019 Audi TT RS | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    I came to refer to it as “mighty mite.” With almost 400 horsepower distributed to all four wheels and only 1,500 kilos to move, the low and small Audi TT, in RS guise, is an astonishingly quick vehicle. It will accelerate from rest to

  10. DRIVEN: 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLi all about sport | The Chronicle Herald

    Richard Russell

    It’s back. The Jetta GLi took a brief vacation last year as Volkswagen shifted production of the Golf to the new modular platform known internally as MQB. The Jetta now makes the transition to the same new platform for 2019. The GLi version

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