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A quick trip to Canonsburg for some much needed ice cream.

Drivetime…”Yo Vinnie. Waddya Driving This Week?” BMW X3

The question I am asked the most by people who know I test and critique cars for a living (besides can you get me a deal?) is Yo Vinnie, what are you driving this week? So something new…my first impressions of what I am driving this week. Short sweet and to the point. Some inside scoop on the cars I drive before the full review.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2013

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T AWD Photo Credit Vinnie Richichi

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: Road Test – 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0 AWD

In a crowded field of mid-size SUV/Crossovers, Hyundai’s 2013 Santa Fe Sport does a lot to make it stand out from the pack. On this edition of Drivetime we take a look at the the latest version of the Hyundai family hauler.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/08/2013

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Photo Courtesy: Ford

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Ford C-Max

On this edition of  Drivetime, we look at the Ford attempt at meeting the Toyota Prius head on… the C-Max Hybrid. The crossover, which slips into the void left by the old boxy Escape, is […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/21/2013

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander-Photo courtesy MMA

Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi Road Test: 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander 3.0 GT S-AWC

This edition of the Drivetime Road Test has us looking at what could be the most underrated SUV out there today… the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander 3.0 GT S with Super All-Wheel Control. It is real […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/21/2013

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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 Credit: Vinnie Richichi)

Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi-First Impression: 2013 Chevrolet Equinox AWD LTZ

Chevy’s 2013 Equinox is another step towards eradicating the mini-van as a sociological symbol of modern society!

10/13/2012

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Drivetime with Vinnie Richichi-First Impression:2012 Nissan Juke SV

Some people want to drive cars that fit in…don’t draw much attention…look a lot like all the other cars out there. Automobile as appliance as opposed to statement.  If that’s is how you view that […]

07/30/2012

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Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi:2011 Volvo XC60

A sporty looking small crossover with some guts. That’s my bottom line on Volvo’s stylish small all-wheel-drive crossover, the XC60.

93-7 The Fan–04/23/2011

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Drivetime With Vinnie Richichi: 2011 Audi Q5 2.0T Quattro Crossover

When it comes to a compact crossover that is engineered well, roomy, fun to drive, practical, powerful and safe you would be hard pressed to find anything that would equal Audi’s 2011 Q5.

93-7 The Fan–04/21/2011