St. Louis Lambert Airport Wingtips Lounge review

St. Louis Lambert International Airport now has a new common use lounge for travelers to use. The Wingtips Lounge is located in Terminal 2 of the airport. Though this lounge has been open since mid-January its impossible for me to visit it unless I flew on a Southwest flight. I don’t often fly Southwest as much…

Ford Escort review – Familiar value oriented name returns

The subcompact car market in Taiwan is already quite saturated with several offerings by various automakers. Ford still sells the Fiesta sedan in some markets like the United States (Until the end of 2018 model year though), while in Taiwan the sedan Fiesta was discontinued after the 2014 model year due to poor sales. The…

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review – A familiar nameplate totally transformed

Mitsubishi’s original Eclipse as many of us remember it by was a sporty coupe/hatchback that was fun to drive. The earlier generation Eclipses even had all wheel drive and turbos, plus convertible variants, but in 2012 Mitsubishi decided put the Eclipse out in the pasture as popularity declined, sales waned, and its corporate financial woes…

BMW 330e plug-in hybrid review – Performance for a bright future

These days electrification is proliferating to all modes of transportation. The future of the automobile seems to be going towards electrification with countries pressing for requirements and regulations to phase out fossil fuels. Hybrids and all electric automobiles are becoming more common even with brands you’d never associate an electric or hybrid car with. The…

Luxgen U5 review – The all around tech savvy compact crossover

Luxgen has been on a roll, taking advantage of the ever growing crossover segment. First with the U6 crossover, which competes with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, and now Luxgen joins in on the compact crossover segment with the release of the new U5. The Luxgen U5 competes with the likes of the Honda…

Mitsubishi Grand Lancer review – The evolution of an old timer

The decades old Lancer has finally been put out in the pasture. All around the world, the 2017 model year is the last year for the long running Japanese nameplate, including in the United States. However is the Lancer gone? Nope, in Taiwan, the Lancer name lives on and the car has been redesigned and…