2017 Chrysler Pacifica: A Minivan Everyone Can Love

2017 Chrysler Pacifica
Chrysler Re-Invented The Minivan With The Chrysler Pacifica I knew the Chrysler Pacifica was special during our first encounter at the North American International Auto Show. The debut of the successful Town & Country's replacement stole the show and created quite the buzz from both...

2017 Toyota 86 Provides Sporty Action

2017 Toyota 86 A Fun Car On The Roads My day at the Ojai Inn and Spa began with a choice of four new Toyotas to drive. Ah, but which would be first? My selection actually didn’t require a lot of thought! Sure, the Toyota...

2016 Chrysler Pacifica: A Minivan Even Haters Can Love

2016 Chrysler Pacifica
Chrysler Re-Invented The Minivan With The 2016 Chrysler Pacifica I knew the 2016 Chrysler Pacifica was special when it made its first appearance at the North American International Auto Show. The debut of the successful Town & Country's replacement, stole the show, and created quite...

2018 Ford Expedition Offers Room For Active Families

2018 Ford Expedition
2018 Ford Expedition Adds Technology Families Seek In An SUV Ford knows its audience. When it was time to take the wraps off of the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition, the Blue Oval automaker unveiled it last year at the Ford Center at The Star, in...

RAM 1500 Reigns As Truck Of The Year

Ram 1500
2017 AutoJudge Awards: Ram 1500 WinsTruck Of The Year I spent a week driving the new 2017 RAM 1500 Lone Star Crew Cab earlier this year. My how things have changed since I drove a vintage Dodge truck when I was in high school a...

Nissan’s Rear Door Technology Could Save Lives

rear door alert
Nissan's Rear Door Technology Becomes Standard On More Models On more than one occasion I've forgotten about the leftovers I carefully placed on the floor of the rear seat in my car. And there have been a few times when due to a distraction, I've...

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...

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...

2018 Ford Mustang GT Answers Need For Speed

2018 Ford Mustang Gt
Late in 2018 my run with test driving Ford vehicles was about to come to an end when a call came in asking if I would like to extend test driving by a week with a Ford Mustang GT. That was NOT a hard...

National Breast Cancer Coalition Nets $5000 On Team NR6 Efforts

Team Rogue Warriors Win Rogue Trip Competition Auto writer Wayne Gerdes nailed it when he predicted a win by Focus Daily News Digital Operations Director Kristin Barclay and Simply Real Moms owner Jasmine Cosme in the Nissan Rogue Trip event. Nissan Motor Company presented a...