2018 Toyota C-HR First Impression: Stunning, Inside and Out

2018 Toyota C-HR first impression
2018 Toyota C-HR First Impression I have not yet driven the new 2018 Toyota C-HR. However, I was so impressed with the vehicle presentation last night. I decided to provide my initial impressions of the vehicle. In my opinion, it has illustrated Toyota’s vision for...

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Deceptively Quiet

2018 Ford F-150 Diesel
Diesel Powered Efficiency I had forgotten what a pleasure it is to drive a Ford Truck in that I hadn't been in one since the Texas Truck Rodeo of 2017. That all changed this Thanksgiving week when I was afforded the opportunity to take an...

Bass Fishing, Texas Style At Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest

Toyota Bass Fishing Team
The $1 million Elite Series moved to Lake Travis (18,931-acres) near Austin this year for the Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest. The May 17-20 tournament featured more than a hundred of some of the best bass fishermen in the world. The winner received a first...

2019 Volkswagen Jetta: Sedan Of The Year

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
2019 Volkswagen Jetta Wins Auto Judge Sedan Of The Year For nearly 40 years, the Volkswagen Jetta has been a part of the automotive landscape in the United States. There aren’t a lot of vehicles that can make that claim. Thanks to the Jetta’s good...

2019 BMW X4 – An Example Of An Ultimate Driving Machine

2019 BMW X4
In the past, I have recommended always buying the best vehicle in a class rather than a smaller, cheaper version of a vehicle from that brand. In other words, if you are buying a vehicle in the $30,000 range, don't buy a "cheap" BMW,...

2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Luxury Car Of The Year

2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
Auto Judge Names 2019 Alfa Romoe Giula Quadrifoglio Luxury Car Of The Year Move over Germany, there’s a new king in town when it comes to luxury and fast sedans. It’s really no surprise that the Italians -- after years of building luxury and fast...

All-New 2018 Ford Expedition A Bigger, Better Beast

2018 Ford Expedition
2018 Ford Expedition Revealed at The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco Ford revealed their all-new 2018 Ford Expedition Tuesday at Ford Center at The Star with Stephen Jones, Dallas Cowboys Chief Operating Officer and Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s President of the Americas sharing the...

Chrysler Pacifica 35th Anniversary Edition Is Sharp

Chrysler PAcifica 35th Anniversary Edition
If one had asked me how do you make a minivan more appealing, I might have responded, 'is this a trick question?' I guess I feel strongly if its a "van" then by definition it should emphasize function over appearance. Chrysler, however, does not...

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...

2018 Buick Enclave Even Further Upscale with Avenir

2018 Buick Enclave
When General Motors reorganized a few years ago and discontinued the Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Hummer and Saturn Brands I admit to wondering why Buick stayed when the much sexier Pontiac went by the wayside. I understood why Oldsmobile, which was so similar to Buick was...