2017 Chevrolet SS Shows Its Super Sport DNA

Well, Hello There V8 You don't find V8 engines in a lot of vehicles these days. I was excited to see that the 2017 Chevrolet SS Sedan delivered to me for a week-long test drive sported one. I vowed to put all 415 horses to work...

2016 Volvo XC60: “Car Safety Is Our Business”

2016 Volvo XC 60
2016 Volvo XC60 Has Safety Covered Volvo has made a pledge that by 2020, "No one should be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo.” That sounds a little impossible to me, especially since I heard no other manufacturer make such a claim. But then...

2019 GMC Sierra Denali Answers Every Desire

2019 GMC Sierra Denali
It didn't take thirty seconds before the kids began raving about the 2019 GMC Sierra Denali 1500 Crew Cab I had the pleasure of test driving in December. "This is the perfect truck!" exclaimed McKenzie. "You have to buy this truck!" Hunter chimed in. They...

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...

Modern Day Muscle: 2017 Dodge Challenger T/A 392

Dodge Challenger T/A 392
I'm Accepting this (2017 Dodge) Challenge(er) T/A 392 Talk about a chick magnet. This sexy new Dodge Challenger T/A 392 is certain to attract everyone from all the ladies at the shopping center to all the guys yearning for speed, great design and sporty driving....

2016 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited Crew Cab 4×4

2016 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited
2016 Ram 1500 Laramie Limited Crew Cab 4x4: Ram Continues To Drive In Its Own Lane Dodge spun off the Ram truck line into its own nameplate in 2009. Since, the light duty pickup with a bold and beefy face has been gaining in popularity...

2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid To The Rescue!

2016 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
It had been a long journey. Two days and nights in an Amtrak roomette from Dallas to LA, followed by coach seats to Oxnard CA. My husband and I were attending a travel writers’ conference at Embassy Suites Resort at Mandalay Beach. Most seminars were...

2018 Mazda CX-5 Crosses Over With Skill

Don't Forget Mazda When Shopping For A CUV Readers will not remember seeing many articles by me recounting experiences with Mazda’s over the years. Every time I do drive one, like the 2018 Mazda CX-5, I leave my week with it impressed with its features...

2017 Toyota Prius Prime: Luxury & Technology For Less

2017 Toyota Prius Prime
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Gorgeous Inside and Out, This Is Best Prius Ever This is another one of those reviews I actually kind of hate to write. You see, every now and then there is nothing bad you can say about a vehicle and you fear...

2017 Full-Size SUV Of The Year: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2017 Auto Judge Winner Full-Size SUV 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Article originally published in the Houston Chronicle. The most awarded SUV ever makes another trip to the podium to accept the 2017 Auto Judge Full-size SUV of the Year award! Jeep updated its Grand Cherokee model with...