Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

January 5, 2015

Finalists named for Detroit Auto Show car and truck of the year

One week from today there will be one or two companies with new bragging rights for their vehicles. And, important rights they are, too. The occasion will be the announcement of the 2015 Car of the […]
November 21, 2014

Ford announces fuel numbers for F-150 — best among all gas-powered pickups

Ford today released its long-awaited fuel efficiency numbers for the 2015 F-150 pickup, staking claim to the highest EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings in the gas-powered 1/2-ton pickup segment.  The new trucks started rolling off the line […]
November 4, 2014

Urgent: More than 200,000 vehicles in Ford recall today

It’s a new month and the first of November’s recalls are by Ford. They include some 2014 and 2015 model year, as well as older vehicles. It seems that Ford, like its competitors, is using a […]
October 30, 2014

Urgent: large recalls hit Ram, Jeep, Dodge and Ford

The bogey man is back for Halloween with new recalls; and, for a change, these are not linked to either faulty ignitions or airbags. Together they affect more than 750,000 Chrysler trucks and SUVs and Ford […]
October 13, 2014

Ford rules as F-150 is named 2015 Truck of Texas

Ford’s bet on a completely redesigned F-150 paid off handsomely this weekend as the Texas Auto Writers Association rewarded the all-new vehicle with the highly coveted 2015 Truck of Texas commendation.  The company’s full line also […]
October 5, 2014

First Drive: 2015 Ford F-150

Last week, I drove the the new Ford F-150 pickup at the media launch, and I’ve got to say that this half-ton which will step into the #1 vehicle spot in the nation is more than […]
September 2, 2014

The Recall Rumba: has a recalled vehicle has been fixed and August recalls

For months this column has been clogged with recall information.  I suspect that this pattern will not change anytime soon.  Frequently, as a result, I am asked whether this means that today’s cars and trucks are […]
August 12, 2014

First drive: 2015 Ford Super Duty trucks

When a manufacturer like Ford brings out a substantially new group of heavy duty pickup trucks, you can be sure in advance that they will be put through their paces and compared with the competition in […]
July 28, 2014

Ford F-150 gets closer to launch with release of horsepower, torque, tow and haul numbers

Ford has been absolutely masterful in both feeding the media pipeline with broad information and maintaining suspense about the  the 2015 F-150 pickup.  Now, as the launch date — still officially unannounced — gets closer, real […]
July 7, 2014

IMPORTANT: Recall list grows for GM, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, Graco

Recalls have become a way of life. One reporter has noted that because they are happening so frequently consumers are ignoring them. Not smart. Don’t ignore a recall notice if your vehicle or child seat is […]
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