James Raia

2024 Aston Martin DB12 Volante honors owner icon

Englishman David Brown was a machinist’s apprentice and he was knighted. He raced motorcycles, built tractors, played polo and bred racehorses. ...

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New, sportier 2023 Honda Accord Hybrid shines in crowded segment

Introduced in 1976 as a three-door hatchback, the 2023 Honda Accord Hybrid moves the iconic vehicle closer to its 50th birthday ...

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The Newport Car Museum is the largest automotive museum on the East Coast.

#268 Newport Car Museum Adds Prized Collection of Vintage Porsches

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:58 — 60.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreGunther Buerman and his wife ...

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Now in its second year, the Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance is a manufacturer outlier. The luxury brand extension of ...

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#267, The Voice: John Kraman talks Mecum Auctions, Monterey

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:23 — 67.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreJohn Kraman knows the car ...

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Readers Write: A love affair with Tony Bennett

As it turns out, Tony Bennett’s music influenced a lot of people. It’s an obvious statement, of course. But what is ...

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2023 Toyota Prius Prime XSE

2023 Toyota Prius Prime: Older Hybrid Good, New Better, No Stereotype

During the past two decades, the Toyota Prius has been as polarizing as any car in the United States. Many consumers ...

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Tesla holds the top four places in the 18th annual American-Made Index announced by Cars.com.

#266, Cars.com releases 18th ANNUAL American-made index

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:20 — 60.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreBuying a vehicle made in ...

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A family remembrance: driving with Tony Bennett

Our family left Ridgewood, N.J. for Walnut Creek, Ca., in 1961. The former had snow and woods to explore, the latter ...

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2024 Mazda CX-90 flagship: new, worthy SUV

The three-row sport utility vehicle segment is refreshingly competitive. The 2024 Mazda CX-90 debuts impressively in the field of all-stars including ...

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2023 Honda HR-V: new, not so special

The Honda HR-V debuted in the United States in 2015 as a sibling of the brisk-selling Honda CR-V. It was a ...

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The 2023 Genesis GV70 is the carmaker's first vehicle made in the United States.

Genesis GV70: new EV SUV worthy of price

Seven models years into its legacy, Genesis added its Electrified Genesis GV70 for 2023. It’s the carmaker’s eighth vehicle and its ...

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U.S. roads crumbling again after years of improvement.

8 ways to avoid potential road trip disasters

If you’re searching for some ideas about how to travel and where to go on your next adventure, look no further ...

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#265, Lightship: entrepreneurs debut EV RV

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:37 — 59.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreBen Parker and Toby Kraus ...

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#264, Chris Miller: Vehicle sculptures in stone

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:57 — 53.2MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreChris Miller has been a ...

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#263, Megabus returns to California market

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:51 — 61.8MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreMegabus, the discount city-to-city bus ...

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