Paul Borden

Buick continues to shoot for younger image with 2019 Regal GS

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(February 24, 2019) In the interest of full disclosure, I should note that before giving my thoughts on the 2019 Regal GS I recently experienced I should have it on record that at one time I wondered why GM was ditching the Oldsmobile, which it seemed to be getting right again, and not the stodgier Buick.

That was in the early 2000s. A few years later I wondered the same thing when the company ended production of the Pontiac, which, much like Oldsmobile, seemed to be getting back on its game.

Chevy Colorado offers a comfortable way to get into pickup segment

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(February 19, 2019) Crossovers and SUVs may be pushing aside sedans in the automotive world, but one traditional segment remains strong, and that is the pickup truck. In fact, the top three selling vehicles in 2018 are pickups — in order, the Ford F-Series, the Chevrolet Silverado, and the Ram pickup.

Chevrolet Bolt offers all-electric driving with a 240-mile range

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(Feburary 15, 2019) Though the electric car may be viewed by some as a recent development, its history dates back well over a century when, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, the work of innovators in the 1800s led to the first electric vehicle on the road in the U.S. in 1890. By 1900, electric cars were a popular choice among budding automotive enthusiasts, more convenient than steam-powered vehicles and cleaner and easier to drive than the gasoline-powered versions.

Ford Mustang may be growing older, but it still exudes a fun-loving attitude

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(February 10, 2019) MIAMI — Ford's Mustang will soon reach “senior status” as its 55th birthday fast approaches, but it still is very much the same young-at-heart vehicle as when it was unveiled at the New York World’s Fair on April 17, 1964.

G-Wagon retains iconic looks after first full update in four decades

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 26, 2019) Frankly, you can’t tell much of a difference at first glance, and maybe even second or third, but for the first time in 40 years Mercedes-Benz has put its iconic G-Class SUV through a myriad of updates and changes for 2019.

Cadillac jumps into compact luxury crossover pool with 2019 XT4

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 21, 2019) MIAMI — Cadillac enters the fast growing compact luxury SUV segment with the 2019 XT4, its third SUV/Crossover model, joining the midsize XT5 and behemoth Escalade. A fourth, the XT6, will be added for 2020.

Nothing raises the holiday spirit more than a 2019 AMG CLS 53 coupe

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 9, 2019) MIAMI — Travel during the holidays, especially if it involves flying, can be especially trying, tiring, and frustrating, so as an auto reviewer it’s nice to know that a new vehicle will be waiting at the local Park-N-Fly when I get home. Like on my recent return from a visit to my daughter’s for Christmas.

Volkswagen adds new R-Line model to redesigned 2019 Jetta lineup

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(January 3, 2019) Introduced nearly a year ago at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta kicks off the new year as a fully redesigned sedan that should ensure its role as one of the German automaker’s top sellers and make it more of a contender it its class as well.

2018 Nissan Murano — Luxury ambiance without the luxury pricetag

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com

(December 22, 2018) If you like the Nissan Rogue compact crossover (and many do as it is the company’s best seller) but want an SUV with a little more size, you can get it without even leaving the Japanese automaker’s showroom. Though it is actually older than the Rogue by five years, the Murano looks kind of like a Rogue that has grown up.

Major upgrades coming for 2020 model Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica

(December 17, 2018) If you happen to have your eye on a Mercedes-Benz GLE crossover SUV for your next vehicle, you may want to wait until next spring (it’s not that far off) when the new 2020 GLE hits U.S. showrooms. The German automaker is really taking its midsize SUV, which began life over 20 years ago bearing M-Class badging, up to a new level, even offering a three-row seating as an option for those with growing families.