Toyota Yaris Crossover review – The subcompact looking to fit in

The crossover segment is growing by leaps and bounds with every automaker looking for that piece of the pie. Toyota has had success with their lineup of crossovers and sport utilities for decades. However, cars like the subcompact Yaris as a crossover was never an idea until now. As buyers shifted towards CUVs the Yaris…

Cadillac Truth + Dare Event Chicago

The Cadillac Truth + Dare Chicago event was held at the Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, IL. I attended the 2PM session Sunday May 19th, but I got there 3 extra hours early because I took the Metra from downtown Chicago. Given the limited Sunday service with Metra it worked out well. I arrived at…

Danhai light rail transit (Green Mountain Line)

New Taipei Metro’s Danhai LRT line opened on December 24, 2018. The initial segment has 11 stations, an additional 3 stations including one connecting to the Lovers Bridge area in Tamsui will open by the end of 2019 or early 2020. The first phase of the Danhai light rail transit Green Mountain Line (淡海輕軌綠山線) runs…

Delmar Loop Trolley – A trip down memory lane

After months of delays the $51-million Delmar Loop trolley finally opened on November 15, 2018. Now locals and tourists alike can ride from the U-City library at the entrance to the Loop to the northern part of Forest Park at the Missouri History Museum. The whole line maybe only 2.2-miles of fixed route track, but…

2019 Suzuki Baleno GLX review – A car to take on the urban jungle

Launched during for the 2017 model year, the Suzuki Baleno GLX is Taiwan Suzuki’s foray compact sized car territory aside from the second generation SX4, which is now categorized as a compact. The Baleno is the first new model of a onslaught of new models to be introduced with the Ignis and new generation Swift…

Suzuki Go Unique Event

Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend Suzuki’s Go Unique event at Kaohsiung’s Pier 2 Arts Area. This was the final city of a three city tour with the other two cities being Taipei and Taichung. The event isn’t too big nor was it crowded. Three cars were on display, two Suzuki Swifts…