Event Dates: June 21-22, 2017 Event Location: Portland, OR Much could potentially change this year in the regulations that spur progress toward more efficient and technologically advanced vehicles. Yet it’s safe to say that electrified technology—whether it’s in the form of battery electric cars, plug-in hybrids, or hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles—is here to stay.…
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NWAPA Announces 2015 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year Tahuya, Wash. – Apr. 27, 2015 – The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) named the 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk as its 2015 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year. The 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk combined the perfect blend of performance, features, off-road capabilities, fuel economy and value after two days of rigorous testing during NWAPA’s annual Mudfest competition.…
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For 2014, the NWAPA Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year (“Mudfest”) event will be held at the Dirtfish Rally School in Snoqualmie, Washington. We’ll be testing the best outdoor vehicles on a variety of courses, plus we have some new surprises to offer!…
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Snoqualmie, Wash. – April 22, 2013 – The Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA) today crowns the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee as the 2013 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year. The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee demonstrated outstanding performance, features and value after rigorous testing during NWAPA’s annual Mudfest competition.…
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2013 Run To The Sun will be September 11th and 12th. The second of the two annual NWAPA events, Run to the Sun is–unlike Mudfest–a social event rather than a scored, competitive event. Just after Labor Day each year, NWAPA congregates for a two-day drive consisting of 25 of the latest and greatest sports cars that the world’s automakers have to offer.…
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Best Compact SUV: Mazda CX-5
Mudfest will be returning to the DirtFish Rally School for 2013. Here, NWAPA members will have an opportunity to drive today’s hottest crossovers and SUVs on a variety of test surfaces. New this year is an epic technical offroad course that will challenge any production vehicle!…
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