James Raia

Elio Motors has again delayed its debut - now until 2017.

The Weekly Driver Newsletter, Volume 1, #1

PUBLISHER’S STARTING LINE Since TheWeeklyDriver.com debuted in 2004, the repeated delays and controversy surrounding the three-wheel Elio vehicle has attracted more ...

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Futurist Mark Pesce hosts the podcast The New Billion Cars

#78 Futurist Mark Pesce discusses the next billion cars

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:39 — 38.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreThe automotive industry manufactures two ...

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Bruce Aldrich (left) and James Raia interview Bruce Landsberg of the National Transportation Safety Board.

#5 The Weekly Driver Podcast (Video): NTSB expert Bruce Landsberg

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) began in 1966 and since 1990 it has announced a Most Wanted List of Transportation ...

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Max Mack is the owner of Driven to Drive in Sacramento.

#68, Driven to Drive, 2018 podcast year in review

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:31 — 47.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | MoreMax Mack has owned his ...

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2015 Honda Accord Hybrid: Iconic sedan gets better

After a seven-year hiatus, the Honda Accord Hybrid was reintroduced for the 2014 model year and has no major changes for ...

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2015 Ford Mustang: Iconic muscle car turns 50 in style

The 2015 Ford Mustang marks the car’s 50th anniversary, and the carmaker celebrated the milestone with a surprise. It didn’t spoil ...

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TheWeeklyDriver.com names Best 12 Vehicles of 2015

For the ninth straight year, TheWeeklyDriver.com has selected its Best 12 Vehicles of the Year. Ford, Honda and Hyundai each have ...

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The 2015 Toyota Corolla remains much the same as the 2014 model.

2015 Toyota Corolla: Steady, enduring sedan

Following a complete redesign last year, the 2015 Toyota Corolla remains the same as its one year older sibling with a ...

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The 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco has a seven-speed automatic transmission.

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco: New design, better economy

A few years after its debut in South Korea, the Hyundai Sonata arrived in the United States in late 1988 as ...

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The Toyota Prius on one of 10 cars Consumer Reports reports is capable of lasting 200,000 miles.

2015 Toyota Prius: great efficiency, but rivals challenging

Now a mainstay in the car industry, the Toyota Prius family is ever expanding. It includes five trims of the original ...

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The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT has an optional six-speed automatic transmission.

2016 Hyundai Elantra GT: Refreshed, roomy, rough ride

Joining a competitive segment, the five-door Hyundai Elantra GT debuted four years ago. The 2016 edition has a few upgrades, including ...

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2015 Honda Civic EX-L Navi: Most versatile new car?

The Honda Civic has been near or at the top of compact sedan segment for so long, maybe one day an ...

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The navigation system in the 2015 Lexus NX 200t Sport.

Driving the Tour of California in a Lexus SUV, #2

Navigation systems vary greatly. During 10 years of writing The Weekly Driver column, the best I’ve used is the system Hyundai ...

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2015 Hyundai Sonata: Luxury attitude, value price

The last generation Hyundai Sonata solidified the midsize sedan’s place into the industry mainstream. The new and expanded 2015 Hyundai Sonata ...

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The 2015 Scion tC is a three-door lftback.

2015 Scion tC: Practical liftback with limitations

The Scion tC was unveiled by Toyota 11 years ago as a 2005 model to cater to the millennial market. It’s ...

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2015 Honda Civic: Iconic compact still segment leader

The Honda Civic Si debuted in 1984 and continues to fare well as its settles into adulthood. It’s the sporty version ...

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