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...

2019 Ram Heavy Duty Laramie Longhorn Debuts At Houston Auto Show

2019 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Laramie Longhorn
It seems like every new Ram that is introduced is better and better equipped than the last. That is definitely the case with the new 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty Laramie Longhorn Edition luxury pickup truck. The Ram Laramie Longhorn is the world’s...

No Competition For The Redesigned 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2016 Mazda Miata
Auto Judge Winner Compact Car of the Year: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Roadster anyone?  The all new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata cannot be topped.  Standout features this year include upgraded safety features, more technology, a lighter body-weight and spunky performance putting this reasonably priced soft top...

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...

Classic Classics: 1960 Edsel Ranger Is Not A Pontiac

1960 Edsel Ranger
Jack Beahm's 1960 Edsel Ranger Is One Of Only 2,846 1960 Edsel's Built By Vern Parker - Special to Focus Daily News May 11, 2016 At first glance, Jack Beahm's 1960 Ford is frequently mistaken for a 1959 Pontiac because of the similar split grilles. However,...

2017 Jeep Compass Trailhawk – Comfort and Utility Reign

Jeep Compass Trailhawk
Jeep Reinvents The Jeep Compass Making It Better and Badder Than Ever I'm old enough to remember when there was only one type of Jeep. Renowned for unsurpassed utility, it was not the type of vehicle that one yearned to take on long road trips....

Ram And Jeep Receive Honors At 2016 Truck Rodeo

Ram & Jeep Are Winners At 2016 Truck Rodeo Ram and Jeep® brands won several accolades this year at the Texas Truck Rodeo After two days of challenging on- and off-road driving, TAWA members voted for the best-performing vehicles. FCA US brands secured seven awards, the...

Family Car Of The Year 2016 Nissan Maxima 4DSC

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Maxima: Nissan’s “4-Door Sports Car” By Sue Mead They call it the “4DSC” for 4-door sports car, and they say it’s bold. After driving it recently, I say they’re right on both counts. When Nissan’s designers and engineers went back to the drawing...

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...

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...