2019 Acura MDX – Five Star Safety

2019 Acura MDX
When the Monroney for the new 2019 Acura MDX details its five-star ratings in terms of safety for everyone inside, it doesn't discuss all the features that are built in to this three-row SUV from the luxury brand of the Honda Motor Company. There...

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...

2017 Nissan Rogue: A Rogue Sportscar?

Nissan Offers a “Rogue” Sportscar A lot has changed from the first introduction of the Nissan Rogue. The most notable, perhaps, is the addition of a new hybrid model. I have always considered the Rogue the "sportscar" of the SUV segment. The new hybrid model...

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...

2018 Lexus LC500 Dazzles The Senses

Lexus LC500
2018 Lexus LC500 Artwork On The Road It looked absolutely gorgeous in my driveway. Yes, the neighbors all were impressed. There was only one significant drawback … well, two. The first was that it would only be mine for a week. The second was that...

2019 Honda Pilot Continues To Be A “Dream”

2019 Honda Pilot
While driving the new 2019 Honda Pilot, some aspects of this SUV are more than a mere "pipe dream". Honda will return for the third consecutive year as the exclusive automotive sponsor of the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway. This $2.3 million program, held in Whitefish,...

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...

2019 Mazda3 Goes Bold

2019 Mazda3 Sedan
Mazda knows how to create appealing exteriors that turn heads on the road, but more importantly they also understand driving dynamics. Every Mazda I've driven has handled the road in a way that's made me want to spend more time driving. Now, Mazda's latest...

Luxury Boosts 2016 Hyundai Elantra

2016 Hyundai Elantra
2016 Hyundai Elantra First Drive The week couldn’t have begun more perfectly. The fantastic Pier South Resort-Hotel situated in the beautiful Imperial Beach – a short jaunt from one of my favorite California cities, San Diego. It could hardly get any better than this, could...

Newest Nissan “Kicks” Compact Market

2019 Nissan Kicks-Small Footprint, Big Style The first thing that hit me square between the eyes with the 2019 Nissan Kicks was the turning radius. There is no better description than"Wow!" It was almost as if it turns within its own footprint. Allowing it to...