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Rating the best and worst in cars, SUVs, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

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Jason Fogelson

Jason Fogelson is a freelance automotive journalist and editor. He has covered cars, trucks, SUVs and motorcycles for a variety of print, web and broadcast media. His first book, “100 Things for Every Gearhead to Do Before They Die,” came out in 2015. Jason served two terms as President of the Motor Press Guild, and is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and the Automotive Press Association. He also writes music, theater and film criticism, in addition to the occasional screenplay. Jason lives near Detroit, Michigan, with his wife, two dogs, two cats, 25 guitars, his motorcycle, and his pickup truck.

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the Underdog Hybrid

by Jason Fogelson Every time I spend time in a Mitsubishi, I emerge perplexed. I pride myself on my ability to put aside my preconceived notions, and evaluate each vehicle I drive on its own merits. I don’t worry about... Continue Reading →

When is a Coupe Not a Coupe? When It’s a 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 Coupe

by Jason Fogelson I have to rethink everything I’ve said over the years about the word “coupe.” I’m a traditionalist, and cling to the definition “a two-door hardtop car.” In my head, I picture a 1969 Chevy Nova two-door notchback... Continue Reading →

Setting Sail in Volvo’s Flagship SUV, the 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 E-AWD Inscription

by Jason Fogelson We’ve been waiting a while for the 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 E-AWD to arrive here in the U.S. It’s the plug-in hybrid (PHEV) of Volvo’s flagship three-row SUV, combining the very best of Volvo’s design and engineering... Continue Reading →

Five Reasons To Buy A 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

by Jason Fogelson I may never need a van like the 2020 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD Crew Van. But during my week test-driving one, I found myself thinking about why I should own a Sprinter. Here are my top five reasons... Continue Reading →

Peak Luxury SUV in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

by Jason Fogelson It looks like we’re approaching the end of the era of the full-sized gasoline-powered luxury SUV. Electric and hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles are closer than the horizon; they’re taking up parking spaces all around us. So, I’m glad... Continue Reading →

The 2020 Volvo V90 T6 AWD Cross Country is Hot Stuff

by Jason Fogelson Gothenburg, Sweden is at 57.7 degrees north of the equator, just 7.8 degrees below the Arctic Circle. It also happens to be the hometown of Volvo – and those two facts are closely related to my review... Continue Reading →

Badges? The 2020 Genesis G70 Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Badges

by Jason Fogelson The 2020 Genesis G70 has a lot going for it. Great looks, lusty performance, sharp handling and superb build quality. It’s no wonder that G70 accounted for over half of the Genesis brand sales in 2019. G70... Continue Reading →

2020 BMW M340i xDrive Sedan is the Leader of the Pack

by Jason Fogelson If you listen to some BMW fans, the last great 3 Series was the E36 (1991 – 1999). Or maybe it was the E46 (1998 – 2006). All I know is, the 2020 BMW M340i xDrive Sedan... Continue Reading →

The 2020 Nissan 370Z Offers No Apologies

by Jason Fogelson Sorry, not sorry, but the Z is a throwback to love. The year the Datsun 240Z debuted here in the United States, the top movie was “Love Story” with Ryan O’Neal and Ali McGraw. The top-selling fiction... Continue Reading →

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