About an hour ago, Ford gave auto writers a preview of the Transit Connect Wagon that it will introduce at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and it’s a people mover (or gear mover) extraordinaire. While no pricing was given as yet, the company indicated that it will start well under … Continue reading
Chrysler has again proven that it has the potential to be a giant killer when it comes to the Ram brand. More than 50 automotive journalists — members of the Texas Auto Writers Association — recognized the 2013 Ram 1500 pickup truck as Truck of Texas. This is the second time … Continue reading
It’s that time again. Next week, more than 50 automotive journalists who specialize in trucks and SUVs will be getting together with 17 manufacturers at the Knibbe century ranch near San Antonio to evaluate the vehicles that manufacturers consider their most competitive. There, they will name the Truck of Texas, … Continue reading
In the past, I have invited readers to join me for an on-road auto writer experience. Only one has taken me up on it: John (Hoppy) Hopkins of Kyle, TX, joined me for a ride-along in the 2012 F-150 SVT Raptor. I knew it might not be easy. Hoppy’s first comment … Continue reading
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Next week I will be in Detroit to test drive the new Ford Super Duty. When manufacturers do these events for journalists they provide us with towing tests, hill climbs and a range of challenges to put these trucks through. Generally, they also have competitive trucks for us to compare … Continue reading