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Nissan shows Titan Warrior concept
A couple of years ago Nissan created a Titan vehicle that took two wounded warriors to Alaska for the trip of a lifetime.  Now it appears that others may have a chance to experience the DNA of that pickup truck.  At the North American International Auto Show, the company... Read more
Ford F-150 Raptor SuperCrew is new for 2017
If a beefed up version of Ford’s F-150 Raptor is on your radar — whether you win Powerball or not — you are going to be delighted with the 2017 version that Ford showed for the first time today. The company, which sells more trucks than any truck maker... Read more
VW debacle will resonate for years; what to do if you own a VW diesel
If you don’t own a VW with a diesel engine or just hate the auto manufacturers so much that another recall doesn’t even phase, you may want to stop reading right now.  If you are still reading,  I suspect that you have read or heard about the debacle that... Read more
2016 Toyota Tacoma is game changer
It is not often that I am given to superlatives.  I drive hundreds of vehicles every year and it is easy to become jaded.  In this kind of job, you grow quickly skeptical of the manufacturers’ hype and know when you are being snowed. That said, I was impressed... Read more
Two large recalls for Volkswagen and Discount Tire (trucks and SUVs)
Attention — two recalls announced this week could have an impact on your vehicle safety.  One is for about 80,000 truck and SUV tires.  The second is for more than 420,000 Volkswagens from a range of product lines. Tires The Discount Tire recall affects the company’s ‘Pathfinder’* branded tires... Read more
Rising Texas temperatures?  Up north travel in GMC Yukon Denali is perfect fit
What does a self-respecting Texan do when the heat index is in the 115 degree range?  Step one for many is to rekindle relationships with family and friends who live up north.  That doesn’t mean giving up on trailering a boat, fishing for some different species or living the... Read more
Extensive Ram recalls may affect you
As you may already know, FCA (formerly Fiat Chrysler) has been hit with the highest punishment ever for transgressions that the NHTSA considered the worst ever for a vehicle manufacturer.  I personally believe that some of the huge fines and other actions are punitive since top FCA management is... Read more
Toyota Land Cruiser is great choice for towing
If you have ever felt as though your head was going to explode when you reviewed the specs for a new tow vehicle, the Toyota Land Cruiser might just be the best choice for you.  You can get this sport vehicle one way, and that’s fine since it has... Read more