The 2019 Subaru Forester is built for the Pacific Northwest

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The all-new compact crossover SUV boasts many improvements, including more interior room and a new driver monitoring safety system.

All-new 2019 Infiniti QX50 impresses with luxury and…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're shopping the luxury compact SUV market this year, be sure to stop at the Infiniti dealer for a test drive.

Nissan doubles down on sedans at Los Angeles Auto Show

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Both the 2019 Nissan Murano and the 2019 Nissan Maxima will be on display at the 2019 Portland International Auto Show.

New Electric Avenue planned for Eastport Plaza

Portland Tribune - Wheels
PGE plans to install up to six new Electric Avenues across the region to help boost electrified vehicle use.

2019 GMC Sierra Denali 4WD can handle anything

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The completely revised fullsize truck features a unique Multipro tailgate that can be used as a step or work bench.

Interactive robots coming to Auto Show

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Ford and Dodge are bringing robots to the 2019 Portland International Auto Show January 24- to 27 at the Oregon Convention Center.

Merkley wants to phase out all gas vehicles

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon U.S. senator co-sponsors Zero-Emission Vehicles Act to require end to gas car sales by 2040.

New automakers reveal EVs at Los Angeles Auto Show

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Rivian and Byton have shown prototype vehicles before, but Tuesday's unveilings mark the first time at a mainstream automotive industry event.

2019 Chevrolet Equinox offers family-friendly value

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're looking for an affordable family SUV, the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox can meet a variety of needs.

The 2018 VW Passat GT is a bargain performer

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Interested buyers should act now because Volkswagen is dropping the V6-equipped version of its midsize sedan in 2019.

Jaguar challenges Tesla for electric SUV dominance with the…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The I-PACE is good for up to 234 miles of range, but is also blisteringly fast, with 394 horsepower and 512 pound-feet of torque.

Subaru launches Crosstrek plug-in hybrid

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The new version of the popular compact SUV will be first-ever plug-in hybrid from company that is popular in the Pacific Northwest

2018 Lexus RX 350L: More seats, same character

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Lexus has added a three-row version to its popular crossover SUV model without undermining its winning qualities.

Upcoming car events: Nov. 17-April 7

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Automotive-related events in the Portland region, including car shows, swap meets, and much more.

Audi's venerable A4 sedan is still fresh and exciting

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that if you're shopping for a premium compact sedan as a commute vehicle or family car, the Audi A4 is a must-drive contender.

2019 Honda Accord Hybrid: Quality family gas -saver

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The midsize Accord Hybrid carries five adults in comfort and style, and also averages 47 miles per gallon.

2019 Volvo V60 is not your father's station wagon

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The completrely redesigned V60 has the practicality of an SUV, drives like a sports car, and can be ordered with all-wheel-drive.

2018 Lexus LS 500h: Stunning hybrid luxury

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The top-of-the-line Lexus sedan dazzles with styling, technology and performance, especially for a hybrid.

2019 Toyota Tundra 4X4 TRD Sport: Best bang for the buck?

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The Tundra is not the newest full size truck on the market, but it offers a lot for a reasonable price.

Ford Revives Iconic Mustang Bullitt for 2019

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The special edition Mustang commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Steve McQueen movie with the famous chase scene.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback XSE: Affordable sporty fun

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Adding a hatchback makes the 2019 Toyota Corolla more practical, and the XSE version looks good, too.

Teen Street Survival driver training returns to PIR Oct. 21

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The event coincides with National Teen Driver Safety Week designated at October 21-27 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Upcoming car events: Oct. 20-April 7

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Automotive related activities in and around the greater Portland area, including cars show, swap meets and more.

PGE to open new Electric Avenue EV charging center in…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
PGE's original Electric Avenue - located at its World Trade Center headquarters - has charged more than 1.25 million miles of electric driving since…

Pacific Power offers cash grants for EV infrastructure

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Organizations applying for grants must apply by Nov. 15, but other grant-funding cycles will follow.

2019 Honda Insight: A better kind of hybrid

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The new compact is a well designed and refined car that happens to get exceptional mileage while not calling attention to itself

2019 Volvo S60 is up-to-date and made in America

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're looking for a premium European sports sedan, the 2019 Volvo S60 just jumped to the head of the line.

Mercedes-Benz updates the CLS 450 luxury coupe for 2019

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Mercedes took no shortcuts with this model; there's never anything you can see or touch that's just 'good enough.'

2019 GMC Sierra has unique new tailgate, carbon fiber bed

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that if you're looking for a new truck before the end of the year, you need to check out the 2019 GMC Sierra. You won't find…

Test Drive: 2019 Buick Envision AWD Premium II

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A compact crossover SUV that offers a range of choices, including high-end luxury features.

MHCC to offer Subaru technology degree

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Plus, Nissan offers Pacific Power customers LEAF discount and car sales are starting to recover.

Upcoming car events: Sept. 29-April 7

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Automotive related events in and around the Portland area from now until early 2019.

Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio tops tough competition

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Northwest auto writers name 2018 Run to the Sun winners after three days of test drives througout Oregon.

Test Drive: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Limited

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The plug-in hybrid minivan is the most well balanced green family vehicle on the market today.

Test Drive: 2019 Subaru Ascent

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The biggest Subaru ever made is also the most conventional, which should appeal to a lot of families in the Pacific Northwest.

2019 Mazda Miata RF is the right design for Portland

Portland Tribune - Wheels
With the retractable hard top raised, the Miata RF becomes a warm, dry coupe that is simply perfect for a wintertime sports car in Oregon.

Saturday EV event offers $5,000 raffle prize

Portland Tribune - Wheels
PGE is sponsoring test drives at Wilsonville event that is part of National Drive Electric Week.

Car Events: Sept. 15-April 7

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Automotive-related events in the Portland area, including races, car shows, swap meets and more.

2018 Jaguar E-Pace delivers British luxury in a smaller…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is that if you're shopping the luxury compact SUV market, this crossover will match or beat other luxury…

Nissan Offers $3,000 EV discount to Pacific Power customers

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Combined with available federal and state incentives, customers can save $13,000 on a new Nissan Leaf.

Test Drive: 2018 Audi A5 quattro

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A well-designed and understated sport coupe wtih performance to spare, thanks to a standard turbo four and all-wheel-drive.

Indy Car announces 2019 schedule, return to PIR

Portland Tribune - Wheels
After a successful 2018 race, IndyCar will come back to Portland next Labor Day Weekend.

BMW 740e blends limousine luxury with a green…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
On the road, the 740e is everything you expect from an executive car - and it's a plug-in hybrid.

Kia takes the lead in economy sedans with 2019 Forte

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that the 2019 Kia Forte offers a great feature set for $18,585, and for $26,095 you can get a truly premium vehicle.

Test Drive: 2018 Subaru WRX STI Type RA

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The limited-edition version of the long-running Boy Racer offers upgrades and thrills at a price.

Car Events: Aug. 30-Oct. 14

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Automotive-related events in the Portland area, including races, car shows, swap meets and more.

2019 Ram 1500 eTorque brings hybrid tech to a…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line is that there's no reason not to choose the eTorque hybrid. It boosts power and improves mileage at the same time.

Electric drive is the smartest smart car

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A fun choice if If you struggle to find parking and do your driving in the city or within a short radius.

Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Sienna XLE AWD

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Toyota is the only manufacturer to offer all-wheel-drive on its minivan, and this is important in the Pacific Northwest.

Supporting races fill Grand Prix of Portland…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
All five races promise to make the Labor Day Weekend exciting at Portland International Raceway.

Time running out to file for VW 'clean-diesel'…

Portland Tribune - News
'The benefits under this historic settlement - for both consumers and the environment - are too significant to pass up.'

2018 Chevrolet Bolt is an all-purpose EV

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Oregon just made the Bolt more affordable with an instant $2,500 rebate in additional to the $7,500 Federal tax credit.

Test Drive: 2018 Kia Stinger GT

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The new mid-size competes well against comparable European cars for thousands less.

On land or water, there's nothing like a classic

Lake Oswego Review - News
Collector cars and classic boats will take over Lake Oswego this weekend for the Oswego Heritage Council's 19th-annual show

Car Events: Aug. 18-Sept. 15

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Portland area cars shows, races, special events, swap meets and other auto-related events.

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid test drives in Portland…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Award-winning minivan can be driven at Portland Renovation & Home Show and Oregon State Fair in August.

Test Drive: 2019 Mazda CX-3

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Only a few upgrades are needed for one of the best subcompact crossovers on the market.

2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is the best muscle…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Even with 707 horsepower, the retro muscle car is easy to drive in heavy traffic - but much safer at high speeds than the original version.

Test Drive: 2018 Lexus LX 750

Portland Tribune - Wheels
A surprisingly capable off-road SUV disguised as a luxury suburban people hauler.

State rebates for electrified vehicles approved

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Supreme Court approves on-the-spot payments of up to $5,000 to encourage the sale of all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Nissan's lovable Rogue Sport offers fun and good…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Whatever model of the subcompact crossover you choose, you're getting an SUV that's fun, sensible. and affordable

Test Drive: 2018 Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The midsize crossover SUV that bridges the gap between affordable and luxury models, creating the best of both worlds.

Historic downtowns host car shows

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Upcoming shows will be held in Newberg, Gladstone, St. Johns, Troutdale and Gresham.

Upcoming car events: July 24-Sept. 15

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

Cascade Sports Car Club to host 34th annual Dash…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Admission is free, and rides around the track are available in such exotics as exotics such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Porsche.

Test Drive: 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Touring

Portland Tribune - Wheels
American consumers have been reluctant to go electric as long as gas prices remain relatively low. The 2018 Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid should help…

2018 Buick Regal GS has power, luxury to spare

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Buick Regal GS is that this is a premium mid-size sedan that can compete with the best of Europe's offerings and win on…

Test Drive: 2018 Lincoln Navigator 4X4 Black Label

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The completely redesigned full-size SUV is ready to take on the competition with all the room, power and luxury such a vehicle should have.

Hundreds of MINIs to rally against hunger

Portland Tribune - Wheels
National drive leaves from Portland and Orlando on Saturday to raise money for Feeding America.

Concours to recognize Keith Martin

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Portland founder of Sports Car Magazine a longtime supporter of annual show to be held Friday, July 15, at Pacific Univeristy in Forest Grove.

Car Events: July 14-Sept. 2

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

2018 Mazda6: The best affordable midsize sedan just…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The bottom line on the 2018 Mazda6 is that you can get a top-trim vehicle that will rival or exceed the European premium brands in every way for…

LOOK: Hot rods displayed at 'Cars in the Park'

Portland Tribune - Wheels
'The Shape of Speed' exhibit at the Portland Art Museum offers plenty of classic car culture.

Test Drive: 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The compact crossover impresses with luxury, sophistication and advanced technologies.

2018 Outlander PHEV is a game-changing SUV for…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're looking for high mileage SUV or any kind of wet weather commute vehicle, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid could the one for you.

Test Drive: 2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The midsize plug-in hybrid gets just enough mileage on electricity alone to be a real fuel saver in day to day driving.

Car Events: June 30-Sept. 2

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Upcoming automotive related events in the greater Portland area, from car shows to races.

Mitsubishi comes back strong with the 2018 Eclipse…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Mitsubishi is signaling a new era, and if you're considering a new SUV, it's worth your time to visit the Mitsubishi dealer and take a test drive.

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid named NW Green…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Other winners at the annual Drive Revolution comparision include the 2018 Chevy Bolt, the 2018 Chevy Volt and the 2018 Lexus LS 500h.

Mecum Portland auction hits $8.3 million in sales

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Third annual auction at the Portland Expo Center sees 294 vehicles change hands on June 22-23.

ReachNow to include bike carriers

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The short-term car rentals company will start offering them on MINI Coopers in Portland.

Chevrolet unveils new 2019 Blazer

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The mid-size crossover SUV will be offered with two engine and two all-wheel-drive system choices.

2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk 4X4

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Jeep's newest vehicle slots in between the subcompact Renegade and the compact Cherokee - an ideal size for many drivers.

BMW X6M delivers sport sedan performance in a big…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
If you're looking for BMW's best personal luxury SUV, the X6M is the one you want. BMW's own advertising says it all: 'You've got it. Flaunt it.

Mecum unveils vehicles for sale at Friday, Saturday…

Portland Tribune - Wheels
Leading auction company expects to offer over 600 collectable cars, trucks and motrocycles at the Portland Expo Center on June 22-23.

Entries announced for 2018 Forest Grove Concours

Portland Tribune - Wheels
The 46th annual exhibit will be held on the campus of Pacific University on Sunday, July 15.

Free park events set for museum's streamlined…

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

SHAPE OF SPEED

Portland Tribune - Features
Rare autos motor into Portland Art Museum for exhibit of rare streamlined cars and motorcycles.

2018 Ford F-150 brings PowerStroke diesel to…

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,…

Mecum Auctions in Portland June 22-23

Portland Tribune - Wheels
CEO Dave Magers says the Portland car community is very creative, resulting in the highest percent of custom vehicles of any auction in the country.

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…

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.

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