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Weidel on Wheels. Author Jeffrey Weidel is an award-winning writer from the Sacramento region who has reviewed automobiles for more than two decades. Check out his latest ride!

Maligned Honda Odyssey still great for carpooling

The 2024 Honda Odyssey still offers lots of positives, namely tons of interior space, modern safety and technology features, nimble handling, strong V6 engine, and lots of convenience.

Acura TLX faces tough competition

The 2024 Acura TLX arrived with some minor styling tweaks and a larger touchscreen. The base price of roughly $45,100 makes it appealing for midsize luxury sedan shoppers. Yet it's a tough task going head to head with venerable companies

Lexus RX an SUV with strong history

Roseville, Calif.- Credit Lexus with introducing the first-ever luxury crossover sport utility vehicle, combining the features of an SUV with a luxury sedan.

Breaking down the Volvo XC90 Recharge, a fun plug-in hybrid

Roseville, Calif.- The XC90 Recharge has lots of in-house company. Volvo is enamored with the Recharge label - nine other vehicles include the name. The Swedish automotive company uses the Recharge label as the designated name for all its vehicles with any type of electric charging

Hyundai Ioniq 6 a notable EV

How well is the Hyundai Ioniq 6 regarded? Some say it stacks up against well against the heralded BMW i4 and Tesla Model 3. That might be a stretch, but the first year of the Ioniq 6 must be seen as a success

Genesis G70 still lacks name recognition

Roseville, Calif. - Being a relatively new luxury vehicle ain't easy. Why? It's a tough task going head to head with venerable companies like Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Cadillac, Jaguar, Audi, and Lexus.

Toyota RAV4 remains atop small SUV class

Roseville, Calif. - Introduced in Japan and Europe in 1994, and two years later an instant hit in the U.S. market, the Toyota RAV4 has been a class leader for three decades.

Honda Passport a capable midsize SUV

Roseville, Calif.- When Honda wanted to climb onboard the sport utility vehicle movement three decades ago, it's first entry was the Passport. The Passport resides between the three-row Pilot and the extremely popular CRV in the Honda SUV lineup.

Lexus hybrid UX 250h SUV no match for cheaper RAV4

Roseville, Calif.- At first glance, one wonders if the 2024 Lexus UX 250h is a sport utility vehicle or a hatchback. It's easy to be fooled since the classy 250h has a roofline that rises in height and can easily be classified as a hatchback. For the record, the Lexus UX 250h

Hyundai Venue offers lots of bang for the buck

Roseville, Calif.- Like almost every vehicle produced by the South Korean automaker, the 2024 Hyundai Venue is a practical vehicle that offers lots of bang for the buck.

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Roseville ranks 14th nationally for younger homebuyers

Roseville, Calif.- Over the years, City planners have been careful to ensure a variety of types of housing are being built in Roseville. This is one of the reasons Roseville ranks 14th nationally for places people under-35 are buying homes, in a new survey by SmartAsset.com