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...

Kia Stings The Competition With New Rear Wheel Drive Model

Kia Stinger
Kia Stinger Offers Affordable Performance in A Sexy Package I was expecting stylish and sexy when I learned the new Kia Stinger would be delivered for a week-long test drive, and I was not disappointed. Everything about the new beauty screamed "love me" and I...

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...

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...

Hyundai Defers Payments For Federal Workers

Hyundai assurance
Kudos to companies like Hyundai, Toyota, Ford, GM and Mercedes-Benz that are working to help federal government employees during this shutdown. DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2019 – Hyundai has a long history of providing customers peace of mind through its Assurance program, and like it...

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...

2017 Nissan Rogue Revealed To World

2017 Nissan Rogue
2017 Nissan Rogue Debuts in Miami The evening could not have been more perfect. South Beach. A beautiful rainbow. Good food. Great friends. Weather in the 70 degree range. Could there be more? There certainly could! Jose Munoz, Chairman of Nissan North America, introduced the new...

Toyota’s New “Hawt Hatch” Turns up the Heat

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback
2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch: Small But Mighty The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback might be small, but it’s a big player! On sale this summer, it’s loaded with new features and brings more comfort, safety and technology. While it will attract everyday buyers, it’s sure to...

Toyota Supra Has Returned

2020 Toyota Supra
The North American International Auto Show may be much shorter than in previous years in terms of time devoted to journalists and new vehicle reveals. However, the news coming out of the show is more interesting for me than the news of many past...

“Made in Texas” Road Trip In 2019 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet made in Texas
My husband and I spent a few days recently driving a beautiful new Chevrolet Suburban to visit some of our favorite spots in North Texas. The road trip, sponsored by Chevrolet, showcased a variety of unique items that are made with loving care in...