CarLadyNews in the Press
CarLadyNews and editor Madelyn Miller recently featured in Dallas Morning News and wire services...(more)
Cute and Sassy
by Rochelle Brown
Do you ever hop out of bed and you just know it’s going to be a great day?  That’s the same feeling I had when I first saw the 2012 Hyundai Accent.  At first glance, it was small, cute and sassy!The body styling was most interesting.  The smooth chiseled ...(more)
EcoBoost!  and The 2012 Ford Explorer
by Rochelle Brown
EcoBoost!  I love the sound of the word. It’s powerful.  It’s speaks of the earth and energy.  Recently, I was invited by Ford to learn what EcoBoost is all about and to drive one of its most popular vehicles with this technology, the 2012 Ford Explorer.  A
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Scion on a Roll With New Launches
by Jo Ann Holt
Toyota’s Scion recently unveiled their newest design, the Scion iQ, for area journalists.  Texas car writers were privileged to drive the four-seat micro-subcompact, which looks like a cross between a Fiat 500 and a SmartCar, around downtown Houston last...(more)
Drive one of the Fastest Cars in the World
by Rochelle Brown
Have you ever dreamed of being behind the wheel of one of the fastest and most beautiful cars in the world....if only for a day?  Dream no longer.  Attend the U.S. Supercar Tour.  The U.S. Supercar Tour zips through 45 cities with more than 125 of the world’s
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There’s a 2011 Ford for Every Future and Budget
by Jo Ann Holt
The all-American success story that is Ford Motors featured an impressive lineup of automobiles for 2011, starting with my favorite:  the 2011 V6 Mustang Convertible.  My recent test model was a four-passenger sports coupe that had both the driver
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It’s Not Your Papa’s Truck Rodeo
by Rochelle Brown
Call me naïve, but when growing up, I believed that generally trucks were for men.  No well-bred lady would ever be caught driving a big ol’ truck.  But I’m not a kid anymore and lots of women, including me, love driving trucks!  Ford offered me a Ford F-150 to...(more)
Ford Hits a Grand Slam
by
Jo Ann Holt
When all the dust had cleared from the constant, frenetic driving over hill, dale, and nearly-dry creek beds at the 2011 Texas Truck Rodeo last weekend, the 2012 Ford F-150 had won the prestigious Truck of Texas Award.
 
The 2012 Ford Edge was picked...(more)
Car Seats and Cars
by Zac Campbell
One of life’s biggest joys comes with one of life’s biggest changes. That loveable little bundle you bring home after 9 and half plus months is going to require a lot of adjustments to your life style. Choosing the right mode of transportation for you and your
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Texas Auto Writers Get First Glimpse of New Cars
by Jo Ann Holt

Members of Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) and a few visiting car journalists were treated to a press day at the great State Fair of Texas Auto Show in Dallas, which manufacturers say is the biggest show in the country.  Since we usually expect...(more)
The 2012 Cadillac Escalade
by Rochelle Brown
Everyone loves the new 2012 Cadillac Escalade, but the love level got kicked up a notch when Cadillac announced its new public service project, “Team Escalade Texas”.  Team Escalade Texas is a multimedia campaign designed to showcase select charities...(more)
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What do women really want in a car? How different are their criteria from men when it comes to their vehicles?

A women driver wants a car that is safe, relatively inexpensive, has extended warranties and service plans and is easy to handle. 

While men still retain a fondness for gas-guzzlers, women are very concerned about fuel economy and also feel that smaller cars can be as safe as larger ones if they are built well. 

Women versus Men. Mars Versus Venus. While their needs are very similar, their priorities is where the difference comes in.

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