Nissan Brings Home Six Awards at Texas Truck Rodeo

I have been to the launches of a number of Nissan's over the past year. The Rogue, the Armada, the Titan, the Titan XC, the Pathfinder, the Murano, and the Maxima ... All were impressive and it certainly showed at this year's Texas Truck...

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...

Katzkin: Leather And Heat For Your Seat

Katzkin
When T & M Motors president Mike Milazzo wanted to start a re-do of the interior of a 2010 Jeep Wrangler he is upgrading, the outdoorsman began with Katzkin leather seats—and added heat for the front seats. Milazzo, who grew up in the automotive...

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 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...

Key Fobs Replaced by Smart Phones

key fobs
Are key fobs going the way of dinosaurs? Perhaps so. 2011 Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GMC models are featuring brand specific smartphone apps that connect with OnStar technology. The gig is that owners can activate all of the functions available on a traditional vehicle...

Nissan Project Basecamp An Outfitted Truck For Adventure

Nissan Titan Project Basecamp
Nissan Project Basecamp As visitors wander the SEMA floor exploring all the new toys from aftermarket manufacturers, many dream of the ultimate vehicle makeover. From light bars, tires, lift kits, racks and more, anyone can take their stock vehicle from ordinary to extraordinary. On a recent...

An Automotive Era Passes With Marchionne

Sergio Marchionne
The Automotive World Mourns The Loss of Sergio Marchionne Few thought the Chrysler group, including Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep would become a significant automotive powerhouse when Sergio Marchionne burst onto the scenes in 2009 to make an offer to take over the company when no...

2017 Kia Soul! (Exclaims) Power

2017 Kia Soul!
2017 Kia Soul! Screams Power and Value The Kia Soul has always been on the cutting edge in terms of design. Originally thought to be perfect for young people just entering the automotive market. Since its introduction, it has surprised many with its popularity by...

Nick Cappa – THE Power Wagon Guru

2019 Ram Power Wagon Crew Cab
If you know Nick Cappa, you know he’s crazy about trucks—all trucks! However, he is especially wild about Ram’s Power Wagon. It’s fair to say he is not simply an aficionado, but a true guru. I joined him on a recent test drive that...