Reviews

Full Review of the 2015 Lexus LX 570 during our first Family Road Trip

As many of you know Adam, txGarage Publisher and my really good friend, takes a trip every year with his family. They usually always take a road trip and drive a vehicle for a review and see what it’s like. Well, as I have been writing I couldn’t wait because I too wanted to take […] read more

2015 Chrysler 300C Platinum Review: Lady Antebellum

If one were to chronicle all the ups/downs and ins/outs of Chrysler’s 90 years as an entity, your head and our head would absolutely explode. Thankfully, Chrysler’s press release chronicling the anniversary didn’t do it, and we’re not about to do it here. Know, however, that as an integral part of the Big Three in […] read more

Spending time with the 2015 Lexus NX 200t F-Sport

My first chance to drive the new Lexus NX was during our annual Texas Auto Roundup earlier this year. Lexus, along with many great cars, brought out both the NX 200t and the NX 300h. More than anything else I was impressed with the great styling and the direction Lexus has been moving. To me […] read more

2016 Hyundai Tucson Preview: Hyundai’s Soft Rock

It’s been almost a decade since the launch of Hyundai’s 2nd-gen Santa Fe. Redesigned for the 2007 model year, I’m not remembering where Hyundai introduced its largest crossover to the media, but I do remember the vehicle they had for purposes of comparison: Lexus’ RX 350 crossover. The presence of a Lexus product at a […] read more

Ford Builds Cars. Who Knew?

Dallas, TX – If sitting in front of the tube anywhere in Texas, Ford truck ads are followed by Chevy truck ads, both of which invariably precede Ram truck ads. A truck ad here, a truck ad there…pretty soon you begin to think Texans drive nothing but trucks. Sure, you’ll see the occasional rental Mustang […] read more

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News

Fruehauf Biography, Author at Great American Truck Show

Just one brief lap of I-35 and you’ll know the oversized role big trucks play in Texas. Not only do the semi-trailers and the trucks that pull them move the cargo; they also – in a very real way – move Texas’ economic needle. And if you want to know who to blame (or praise) […] read more

2016 Nissan TITAN XD gets special “reserved parking space” atop Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium

This might just be the perfect tailgating spot for this weekend’s upcoming Tennessee Titans preseason game against the St. Louis Rams. Nissan enlisted a heavy-duty crane to lift an all-new 2016 Nissan TITAN XD full-size pickup into a special “reserved” parking space next to the video scoreboard at the newly named Nissan Stadium in downtown […] read more

TAWA Welcomes Steel Market Development Institute – Again

This week the Texas Auto Writers Association once again welcomes the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), which is a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, as a returning sponsor of its Texas Truck Rodeo. The Truck Rodeo, now in its 23rd year, brings together automotive media and manufacturers to evaluate all that’s […] read more

Hyundai Premiers “Vision G” Coupe Concept at LACMA

Introduces Concept as Evolution of Hyundai’s ‘Responsible and Respectful’ Luxury Family of Products FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. Aug. 11, 2015 – Hyundai Motor America revealed the “Vision G” Concept Coupe to a select group of media at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). The concept was described as Hyundai’s inspiration for its family of […] read more

Epic road trip time: make sure your tires are up to it

It’s that time of the year once again, family road trip time! Every summer, while the kids are out of school, my wife and I try and plan a nice road trip for the family. The past few years we’ve driven down to the Texas coast visiting Port Aransas, Corpus Christi, and last year we […] read more

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