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2021 Volkswagen Arteon has luxury and performance

BY H. THROTTLEAUTOMOTIVE COLUMNIST The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon has “King’s Red” metallic paint and  German engineering precision in performance and design.  This is an all-drive VW with premium leather surface seats, with Harman/Kardon digital 8-speaker system with sub/woofer.  The leather extends to the wrapped  and heated steering wheel with paddle shifters.   The transmission is …

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2021 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a top performer

BY H. THROTTLEAUTOMOTIVE COLUMNIST If you’re wondering if a hybrid vehicle is something for you to purchase, think positively.  The hybrid vehicles, especially with the crossover engines, have become outstanding.   They excel in acceleration and fuel economy. The test car of the week has been a Toyota Highlander hybrid/limited/L4 all-wheel drive.  What an amazing …

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2021 Honda Accord Hybrid TRG model scores high

BY H. THROTTLE AUTOMOTIVE COLUMNIST Honda is one of the world’s best manufacturer of gasoline engine  vehicles down to great lawnmowers.  Now the Japanese company has entered the hybrid car market beginning  in 2018. This week I tested the 2021 Honda Accord  Hybrid TRG touring model. Powered with a 212-horsepower gasoline engine and two electric generators, …

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