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2017 Hyundai Tucson Night AWD

Hyundai’s 2017 Tucson Night All-wheel-drive sedan that I drove recently was especially appealing for its colorful Caribbean Blue paint coat. This trim level of the Tucson, a small SUV, is one notch below the top Limited trim. The Tucson Night… (more)
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TAWA announces 2017 Texas Truck Rodeo winners

The 2018 Ford F150 was named the 2018 Truck of Texas by The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) following the Texas Truck Rodeo in Dripping Springs, Texas.

75 journalists evaluated and voted on the best in class vehicles in 21… (more)

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Red hot cars at the 2017 Texas State Fair

 Sometimes being offered a chance to see some of the newest cars with trend-setting features can be a bit overwhelming. How to choose which vehicles have the most exciting features? Which ones will be the most interesting to Fair… (more)
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Do you wish your best friend was an auto mechanic?

Too many women feel powerless when it comes to their cars. Mechanic-speak sounds like a foreign language, and the auto repair bill contains a lot of unnecessary or overpriced repairs. How do you tell if you need new brakes? How… (more)
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2018 Lexus LC 500h: Not Your Daddy’s Boring Hybrid

Driving around town in the 2018 Lexus LC 500h is a unique experience, one I’ve been privileged to enjoy this week. Not only do you easily roar past every other car on the road, you get to watch their envious… (more)
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Chargers, Challengers, and ‘Cudas

Hotly anticipated Mopars crossing the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction Block “The Mopars of the 1960s and 1970s helped define the American muscle car during that golden era,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Their inspiring performance and forward-thinking design… (more)
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2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i: The Ultimate Driving Machine

Last week I enjoyed traveling in movie star style in a small but powerful SUV that BMW calls “the Ultimate Driving Machine®.” The X3 xDrive28i test model was adorned in a glistening Mineral Silver Metallic paint coat with Oyster Nevada… (more)
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2017 Rogue Looks Like a Keeper

Nissan’s motto this past year has been “The Year of the Truck.” The new Armada and Pathfinder SUVs and TITAN pickups have been picking up fans by the truckload.  But the new kid on the block caught my… (more)
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Give your Pumpkin a famous Ford Halloween Face

  One of the best things about Halloween is how it lets us express ourselves. Everything from your home decorations to your costume is a reflection of your personality and your passions. While traditional Halloween enthusiasts opt for spooky and… (more)
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2017 Nissan Pathfinder: on the right path!

Nissan invites us to find a new path with their revamped 2017 Pathfinder.  The Pathfinder’s bold new look starts with the new front end, which begs for adventure.  If you are in the Dallas area, and in the… (more)
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Agave for Automobiles

As the world gets more interested in green products, it challenges manufacturers and business leaders to explore ways to find a second chance of usefulness for plant based byproducts. My first awareness of Ford’s focus on using natural products came… (more)
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Americans Love Muscle Cars

“American Muscle Cars, A Full-Throttle History” is a lavishly illustrated, passionately detailed book.  Focused on America’s love affair with muscle cars, the book was published by Motorbooks  March 15, 2016.  The author is Darwin Holmstrom, a lover… (more)
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Audi A3 e-tron®: an electrifying vehicle

Forward-thinking, trend-setting, innovative – all of these words adequately describe Audi’s first attempt at entrance to the electric world. And, although this plug-in hybrid yields a flagship design for the luxury vehicle market, signature markings (like the grille rings) make… (more)
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Talking about Tires

I learned more about tires the last two days than I’ve learned in many years of driving on them. Who knew tires were (1) the four most important features on a car, according to one lecturer; and (2) available in… (more)
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Ford Motor Company and Rosie the Riveters

Thousands of Rosies joined the workforce at Ford’s Willow Run Bomber Plant and elsewhere during World War II, helping open the door for women in the workforce. They were traditional American housewives, mothers and daughters in the 1940s, when suddenly… (more)