Bass Fishing, Texas Style At Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest

Toyota Bass Fishing Team
The $1 million Elite Series moved to Lake Travis (18,931-acres) near Austin this year for the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest. The May 17-20 tournament featured more than a hundred of some of the best bass fishermen in the world. The winner received a first...

2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk – Comfort and Utility Reign

Jeep Compass Trailhawk
Jeep Reinvents The Jeep Compass Making It Better and Badder Than Ever I'm old enough to remember when there was only one type of Jeep. Renowned for unsurpassed utility, it was not the type of vehicle that one yearned to take on long road trips....

Millionth Miata Tour Visits Texas

Millionth Miata Tour Stops
18-Stop Millionth Miata Tour Visits Austin, Dallas, Houston My first encounter with the Mazda Miata was way back in the 1990s. We were planning an annual DeSoto Chamber of Commerce banquet, and the Chamber was raffling off a brand new Miata. Some had doubt, but wiser...

2016 Infiniti QX60 Crossover Gets Refreshed

2016 Infiniti QX60
2016 Infiniti QX60 First Drive By Sue Mead - Special to Focus Daily News Launched in the United States in 2012 as the Infiniti JX, this seven-passenger SUV is this Japanese luxury manufacturer's first vehicle to be 100 percent built in America. Rechristened the QX60 in...

Peppy and Quick: Golf Sportwagen Anything But Standard Volkswagen

2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen
A Lot of Fun In A Wagon The new 2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen TSI S model is a vehicle you will buy, hold, and enjoy for the long term. At least the model I tested for a week is a vehicle to keep and...

2016 Kia Sportage Finds Perfection Hard To Elude

2016 Kia Sportage
2016 Kia Sportage First Look When I drive a new vehicle I always seek to find something I don’t particularly like about it since in today’s world virtually all vehicles are crafted with superiority rarely found in the cars I grew up with. When writing...

2017 TAWA Texas Auto Roundup Announces The Car Of Texas

2017 Car of Texas
2017 Car Of Texas Chosen By Texas Auto Writers Association at COTA AUSTIN, Texas, May 8, 2017 - The Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) gathered for the annual Texas Auto Roundup to drive and evaluate 42 vehicles within 11 categories at the Circuit of the...

2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star Edition Review

2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star
2017 Ram 1500 Lone Star Is A Solid Choice For Truck Lovers As I spent a week driving the new 2017 RAM 1500 Lone Star Crew Cab I took time to reflect on the trucks of old from this company. You know the trucks that...

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk – My Kind of SUV

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk-An SUV Made for Speed I can’t imagine anyone who hasn’t lusted after a sportscar during almost every stage of their life. All too often, practicality might stand in the way. Whether you need more space for a family or to...

2017 Chevrolet Bolt Makes Driver “Free On The Range”

2017 Chevrolet Bolt
238 Miles on a Charge – Best Ever for an EV I have had an intense interest in hybrids and all types of alternative fuel vehicles since I first became aware of them. My personal “hybrid history” includes owning a GMC Yukon hybrid, a Mercedes-Benz...