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Toyota Motor Company takes giant step into Plano, Texas

In late October, 2014 the Toyota Motor Company marked its official move to Plano, celebrating with a giant community block party, political figures, dignitaries and company officers. Toyota thought of every little detail, including having custom boots… (more)
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Jeep® Brand brings the “Cherokee Effect to DALLAS

Test Drive the All-New Jeep Cherokee at Traders Village The “Cherokee Effect” street team presented by the Jeep® brand is coming to Traders Village at 2602 Mayfield Road in Grand Prairie. The Jeep brand will offer the community the opportunity… (more)
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Award winning drag racer Alexis DeJoria helps other women reduce the risk for breast cancer

Drag racing usually invokes thoughts of muscle cars, old school hot rods, mechanics working in the pits, over-the-top fans, and tailgating. But what many don’t realize is that drag racing draws huge crowds of thousands of female fans on any… (more)
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2014 Nissan Versa Note: Nissan Says it’s Your ‘Door to More’!

What is it?  With three names and three trim lines, the 2014 Nissan Versa Note seems like a lot of car, at least on paper. But call it, simply, ‘the Note’, as they do in non-U.S. automotive markets… (more)
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The 2014 Toyota Corolla shines in San Diego

As we drove around San Diego in a 2014 Toyota Corolla LE on a picture perfect day, I thought that this was the perfect car in so many ways. The 2014 Toyota Corolla LE had plenty of space in… (more)
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2014 Jeep Compass: The Compass Points to Good Value

Compass is a rough-road ready compact SUV with some appealing new features, updated powertrain and notable off-road credentials. If compact SUVs are the new station wagon, Compass is certainly competing in a fiercely contested race to set the new standard… (more)
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Child Passenger Safety Week Brings Attention to Proper Use of Car Seats

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1- to 13-years-old in the United States which is why this week (September 15 through 21, 2013) is designated Child Passenger Safety Week to bring attention to how to choose… (more)
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The 2014 Ford Fiesta: Updated Ford Fiesta Brings More to the Party

Already a comeback darling of the automotive world, the 2014 Fiesta has been re-thought and re-drawn for this model year, with a new, performance-oriented ST trim level, more standard features, and the availability of updated MyFordTouch electronics/telematics system.  From… (more)
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Ford Introduces First Bacon-Wrapped Car, Satisfying Even the Most Insatiable Appetite

 •Ford gives “breakfast to go” a whole new meaning by wrapping a 2014 Ford Fiesta in bacon •Ford Fiesta drivers can now buy bacon wraps for their ride to fully express their personality and commitment to pork’s… (more)
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Sisters on the Fly: Cowgirls Have Fun!

Imagine an eye-popping caravan of brand-named trailers ablaze in western motifs like sassy cowgirls in spirited tops, boots and hats that are busy twirling ropes, straddling horses on steep mountainsides, or fly-fishing.  Across America, few vintage trailers and caravans… (more)
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Does Toyota talk to you?

Toyota certainly listens to what customers are saying. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) demonstrated its ability to listen to its customers yet again. Three TMS vehicles were named in the annual AutoPacific Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA). The Toyota Avalon… (more)
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Vikings in a Volvo

We are modern-day Vikings and our ship is a Volvo XC70 T6 All-Wheel-Drive crossover vehicle. At least, that’s what my friend Laurie and I imagine: we are Vikings, but the ‘ship’ is for real! I have Swedish ancestry… (more)
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Heels and Wheels

What’s driving women in the car market today? It’s not simply that for the first time in history there are more women licensed to drive than men, but women also control more than $13 trillion in personal wealth today, as… (more)
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Toyota Prius C: The newest in the Prius family will help you “C” Green

Recently, due to the popularity of its Hybrid Prius model, Toyota decided to expand the family by adding three new models, the Prius Plug-in, the Prius V (as station wagon style Prius), and the model I have been driving recently,… (more)
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The 2014 GMC Sierra: Same but Different-WWJD and WWSOD?

 El Capitan Canyon Campground, California: On a rural road near my New England home town, a barn has the acronym WWJD painted on the side. It took me a few drive-bys to get it. What Would Jesus Do? is… (more)