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...

2016 Dallas Auto Show Recap

2016 Dallas Auto Show 2017 Ford F250
By Harold Allen - Special to Focus Daily News The 2016 Dallas Auto Show had a host of new cars and trucks to please just about everyone. With over 31, new 2017 vehicles, the media attended seven highlighted presentations before the show opened. The VIP reception...

Keeping Warm In The 2017 Acura MDX

2017 Acura MDX
2017 Acura MDX Sporty and Efficient It could have hardly been a better week to find a sporty new Acura MDX waiting for me at the office. It was cold by Texas standards. Cold all week. Not North Dakota style cold, but far too cold...

The Hyundai Conumdrum – Sonata or Elantra?

2017 Hyundai Elantra
How does one best spend a hot August day – With the 2017 Hyundai Elantra or the 2018 Hyundai Sonata? Going into my time in Charleston, S.C., I thought it would be the Elantra, hands down. Sportiness and all, you see. But, after my first...

2016 Chevy Camaro Southern Road Trip: Find New Roads

2016 Chevy Camaro Find New Roads
Road Tripping In The 2016 Chevy Camaro Find New Roads Campaign The Camaro is turning 48 years old in 2016, to commemorate the event Chevrolet wanted to have a media drive throughout 48 states. Did I mention that they wanted to tackle this feat in...

GM Right On Track With 2017 Chevrolet Trax

2017 Chevrolet Trax
I have to say I was pleasantly surprised when the new 2017 Chevrolet Trax was delivered to my office. The prior week I had been supplied a Buick Encore, a sibling of the Trax, and I envisioned a more Spartan version of that vehicle. Wrong! The...

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe – Auto Judge SUV Of The Year

Hyundai Santa Fe
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Wins Auto Judge SUV of The Year Congratulations to the 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe for winning Auto Judge SUV of the Year. Read Alan's impressions on the newly re-designed SUV to see why Hyundai has designed a winner. When the assembled group...

Can-Am Defender Conquers Ox Ranch

Can-AM Defender
I have spent a great deal of time riding off-road in pick-up trucks and SUVs, but very little in any type of ATV. Thanks to our friends at Can-Am, that all changed when I was invited with my best friend to the Ox Ranch...

2016 Buick Cascada: A Fun Ride Designed To Catch The Breeze

2016 Buick Cascada
2016 Buick Cascada: First Drive Key West, Florida: There’s nothing quite like open-top motoring to bring a sweet smile to your face, and the swath along Florida’s Keys from its southern-most tip to Miami is an ideal stretch of tarmac to catch a coastal breeze....

Winter Heats Up In The 2018 GMC Acadia

2018 GMC Acadia
Seat warmers may not be the first thing most people write about when discussing their vehicle test drive. However, I was so impressed with the near-instant heat that greeted me when I “fired up” my 2018 GMC Acadia I just can’t resist. Every day I...