Test Drive: 2014 Ford Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid

Styling with the Ford Fusion has been a high point across the entire model line, looking far more a European premium luxury car than a mainstream mid-size car from America. Many opine it looks like an Aston Martin, no...

Test Drive: 2014 Toyota 4Runner Limited

Testing the 2014 Toyota 4Runner Limited was a case of deja vu having just tested a near identical 2013 model last year. This time around we sample new options and features along with its new for 2014 style. Having ...

Test Drive: 2014 Ford CMax Hybrid

A model also sold on other continents, the 2014 Ford CMax has a decidedly European flavor in its design. Fitting into the Ford family between the Focus and Escape crossover, it shares the styling DNA that has been pop...

Motoring Monday: October 27, 2014 – SEMA Show Preview

This week we preview some of the hot show cars from the upcoming SEMA Show in Las Vegas from Ford, GM, Mopar, and others. All that and our test drives are coming right up! Ford SEMA Show Vehicles The Big Three a...

Motoring Monday Special: 2014 Active Lifestyle Vehicle Awards

On this special edition of Motoring Monday, the jury getting to decide the winners of eight different classes of vehicles this year included a variety of people who have active lifestyles. These include long distance ...

Motoring Monday Special: 2014 Texas Truck Rodeo

Welcome to Motoring Monday for October 13th, 2014. This week we have a special report on the 2014 Texas Truck Rodeo event where Texas Auto Writers Association journalists including myself spent two days testing 75 ...

Motoring Minute: SEMA Show 2014 Kia & Hyundai Teaser

While the sport import genre has slowed a bit in the last decade, Kia and Hyundai have breathed new life into the custom culture in their own way. At the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Kia will have a large showcase...

Motoring Minute: SEMA Show 2014 Mopar Teaser

Dodge, Jeep and Fiat under the Mopar banner also looks to be a busy place this year with several show cars making their debut at the 2014 SEMA Show. A 15,000 sf display will feature a full line of Chrysler, Jeep, D...

Motoring Minute: SEMA Show 2014 Chevrolet Teaser

Chevrolet will be rolling out a number of custom built rides at the 2014 SEMA Show, showcasing dealer accessories and a special-edition Camaro. As part of National Name Your Car Day, Chevrolet is inviting enthusias...

Reality Check: Ford’s Decision On Aluminum F-150

In our reality check segment this week, we take a closer look at the risky move Ford has taken with going to an aluminum F-150 body construction for their 2015 F-150 pickups. During this event I had the chance to q...

Reality Check: Dodge Brothers Ad Campaign

In our reality check segment this week we look at the new Dodge brothers ad campaign in which Dodge celebrates the life and imagery of the Dodge brothers with their new muscle cars. The Dodge brothers ad campaign t...

Reality Check: Cadillac Flagship Named CT6?

We talked last week of the new Cadillac flagship sedan to come next year, and this week America's luxury brand hit us with two more headlines. First, Cadillac announced they are breaking their design and brand mark...

Off-road Vehicle of Texas: 2015 Jeep Wrangler

For the Off-Road Utility Vehicle of Texas, Jeep took honors with their ever widening Wrangler lineup. Competing with very few other vehicles, the 2015 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler and Rubicon Hard Rock Edition wowe...

CUV of Texas: 2015 Lincoln MKC

Making their return to the Texas Truck Rodeo this year was Lincoln who likely isn't regretting the move, taking home Crossover Utility Vehicle of Texas honors with their all-new 2015 MKC. Introduced earlier this ye...

Mid-size Pickup of Texas: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

Really waking up the market with a swift kick, Chevrolet took Mid-size Pickup of Texas honors with their all new 2015 Colorado pickups. Highly anticipated this year was GM's return to the mid-size truck class with ...

First Drive: 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T

The opportunity to test the new 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T on the heels of its chief rival in the 2015 Ford Mustang launching was a good one. The Challenger received many updates for 2015 to help keep it fresh and it h...

Road Test: 2015 Audi A3 2.0t Quattro

The 2015 Audi A3 sedan is the first of an entire family of models which include the Cabriolet and high-performance S3. More models are coming including the five-door Sportback, TDI and e-tron plug-in hybrid. It's b...

Road Test: 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata

While I call it the second generation, I must acknowledge that Mazda MX-5 purists call it the third generation known as the NC. While having many detail differences, the first two known as the NA and NB were both virt...

Event: 2014 Texas State Fair Truck Highlights

Anyone building trucks will tell you that Texas is by and far their largest market in the United States. This makes the Texas State Fair each year Dallas the battle ground for PR between not only the Big Three but now...

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2014: Volkswagens On The Block

While Barrett-Jackson is most known for '57 Chevys and muscle cars, the surprising fact is that restored Volkswagens get plenty of roll across the block. Surprising to many is that they can command as much money as a ...

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2014: Bizarre & Obscure Cars

Barrett-Jackson isn't always about '57 Chevy's and Plymouth Barracudas with a six-pack under the hood. We take a look at some of the more bizarre, unusual and obscure cars that crossed the block this year. Lot 638:...