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Compact Cars

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

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

(Photo Credit: KMA)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: 2014 Kia Forte and Sorento

I recently had a chance to spend a day driving two of Kia’s new vehicles, the compact Forte and the midsize crossover Sorento through the desert country outside of Phoenix and both cars made a spectacular first impression on me as well as the assembled media.

CBS Pittsburgh–02/08/2013

Photo Courtesy: HMA

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi-Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT

This week’s Drivetime Road Test has us cruising in Hyundai’s newest Elantra, the GT. Now this all-new for 2013 edition of Hyundai’s compact car is not to be confused with other Elantra’s in the line up.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/03/2013

(Photo Courtesy: Mazda)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi-Road Test: 2012 Mazda 3i 4 Door Sedan With Skyactiv Technology

Look through the glut of compact cars that are on showroom floors today. There’s a lot to like and a lot alike.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/13/2012

(Photo credit General Motors)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Big News From General Motors

This morning’s featured interview on Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi and Rob Pratte was with United Auto Workers Local 1117 head Glen Johnson.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/25/2012

Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi-Road Test:2012 Buick Verano

The Buick Verano compact sedan is the latest step in General Motors total makeover of the formerly stodgy brand. Instead of being a car that grandpa might drive, the Verano looks and feels like it would be much more comfortable living in the garage of the 30 something car buyer that is looking for luxury but not looking to pay the luxury car price.

04/24/2012

(Copyright: GM Company)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Hatchback

Hey! If you think that America can’t produce a good, solid, small car you would be as wrong as my Super Bowl predictions! (I had the Bears meeting The Steelers).

01/28/2012