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2014 Chevrolet Impala. Chevy scores with an impressive profile. Photo courtesy Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2014 Chevrolet Impala

Finally Chevy has a full size sedan that can go toe to toe with the other big American cars and better yet doesn’t look as if it belongs on a rental lot… the 2014 Impala.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/09/2013

The Chevy Cruze Diesel on the mean streets of New York City. Photo credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Turbo Diesel

This week it’s a spin in one of my Star Cars of the year… and a great addition to Chevrolet’s Compact lineup:The 2014 Cruze Diesel.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/06/2013

Attractive lines define the 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan. (Photo Credit: Vinnie Richichi)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi-Road Test: 2014 Cadillac CTS 3.6 Liter Premium Collection

You know there isn’t a Cadillac that I have driven in the past few years that hasn’t been better than the model it replaced.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/25/2013

You will see a lot fewer gas stations with the Audi A6 TDI Diesel that has a range of 729 miles per tank. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

“Yo Vinnie. Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Audi A6 TDI Diesel Quattro

This week we get to motor in the lap of environmentally conscious luxury with the 2014 Audi A6 TDI Diesel Quattro.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2013

Nissan's Under $20K Urban Hauler...The Versa Note. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

“Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Nissan Versa Note SV

Funny how life works sometimes… when I was at IMPA Track Days last week, I wanted to drive Nissan’s cool-looking small hatchback the 2014 Versa Note and never got around to it. Maybe I was having so much fun rolling around in the funky Juke NISMO that I failed to notice the time. But on Tuesday morning what shows up at the office but Nissan’s Versa Note!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/26/2013

The Toyota Prius Plug In getting a free recharge while I shop at Giant Eagle Market Place in Settlers Ridge (Photo Credit: Vinnie Richichi)

“Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

This week we go green with Toyota’s 2013 Prius Plug-In Hybrid sedan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

2013 Ford Fusion (Photo Credit: Vinnie Richichi)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Road Test-2013 Ford Fusion EcoBoost

Quite simply put, the Ford Fusion might be the best car out there in the mid-size non-luxury category.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/09/2013

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Clean Diesel Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Clean Diesel

This edition of YVWDTW has us tooling around in The Volkswagen that America has
been waiting for, The Beetle TDI Clean Diesel.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/06/2013

New for 2014...GMC's Sierra 1500 Pickup  Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2014 GMC Sierra SLT 1500 4WD Crew Cab

This week it’s “I get a chance to be one of the first to drive something week” as we get a first look at GM’s new full size pickup, the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab SLT.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/03/2013

2014 Mazda 6 Grand Touring

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Whaddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Mazda 6 Grand Touring

This week it’s seven days in a Mazda which always makes me happy. This deep red beauty is the new Mazda 6 Grand Touring.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2013

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE AWC

This week we jump into the smaller crossover area with the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE. These are vehicles that are small, usually have all wheel drive, can haul some stuff, can zip through city [...]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/03/2013

(013 Kia Soul (Photo Credit: KMA)

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Whaddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2013 Kia Soul Exclaim

Looks like it is time for the Kia Hamsters to get a new home as this will be the last model of the first generation Soul.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/02/2013

2014 Jaguar F-Type at the NYIAS. Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime News: New Jaguar F-Type To Pace Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix

Racing fans in Pittsburgh will get a good, up-close look at Jaguar’s spectacular new two-seat sports car, the F-Type, at this year’s Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix as it has been named the Official Pace Car of the event.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/22/2013

Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Jaguar XK Touring Convertible

This week we celebrate the first weekend of summer with the top down and the sun shining on our heads in the 2013 Jaguar XK Convertible.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/21/2013

Chrysler's 2014 Jeep Cherokee is meant to see the wilderness! Photo by Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime: “Yo Vinnie! Whaddya Drivin’ This Week?” 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited V6

“Yo Vinnie! Waddya Drivin’ This Week?” is a first look/first impression of the review vehicle I am driving this week for a future “Drivetime Road Test” auto review. PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Well it [...]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/19/2013

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