Our week – and family road trip – with the 2016 Honda HR-V

Driving all over the country, especially in Texas, you’re sure to see your fair share of Hondas on the road. After driving the 2015 Honda Civic last year, I was more than excited to get to try out the 2016 Honda HR-V AWD EX-L. I know you’re probably thinking, “what do those 2 cars have […] read more

What’s not to love about the 2015 Mini Cooper S?

I had the opportunity to drive the Mini Cooper S, and I was extremely shocked in more than one way. First, it’s important to mention that I am an avid outdoorsman, so driving small cars hasn’t ever really been something that I’ve signed up for. But when the Mini Cooper S rolled (figuratively) in our […] read more

Our Week with the 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 SuperCrew King Ranch

I live in Texas. I drive all across Texas. We write to help inform the Texas automotive consumer. It’s safe to say, here in Texas we know and love Ford, especially Ford Trucks! So when I heard that a 2015 Ford F-150 4×4 SuperCrew King Ranch was coming our way, I got all kinds of […] read more

Our week with the 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack voted Full-Size Car of Texas

Yes, you read that headline right, the Texas Auto Writers Association and txGarage named this Scat Pack Charger the Full-Size Car of Texas for 2015. With all the press about Dodge’s new Hellcat and all the other great full-size cars out there, what would make a group of automotive journalist pick this Scat Pack for […] read more

Our week with the 2015 Subaru Legacy

This week we’ve been driving the newest generation Subaru Legacy. The Legacy has been in the U.S. market from its beginning as the first-gen was launched here in 1991; the one we are driving is now the sixth-generation and it’s gone through quite a bit throughout that time. The Legacy has always been a departure […] read more

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On Its Way to L.A….Toyota Hosts Special Olympics Flame

Plano, TX – In a paradigm shifted ever so slightly, Toyota’s temporary headquarters in Plano recently hosted the Special Olympics United Relay Across America. The shift? While Toyota moves its corporate headquarters from the Los Angeles area to North Texas, the Special Olympics flame was traversing Texas en route to L.A. Carrying the Special Olympics […] read more

An Open Letter to Toyota Employees:

The Welcome Mat Is Out! Since Toyota’s announcement of its pending move from Torrance, CA to Plano, TX, there has been – on the part of many in Toyota’s California offices – the handwringing that accompanies most moves of any consequence. And this move, of course, is a big one. Since first securing its U.S. […] read more

Toyota and Bass Pro Shops Take a Hike

With a truck plant in San Antonio, its largest independent distributor (Gulf States Toyota) in Houston and an all-new corporate headquarters planned for suburban Dallas, you’d be hard pressed to find an automaker with a more significant commitment to Texas. And that commitment grows this summer, when Toyota – in partnership with Bass Pro Shops […] read more

Just dropped – the one-off MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang – and it could be yours!

You knew it was only a matter of time till legendary vehicle designer Chip Foose got his hands on a 2015 Mustang. Today that day has come and Foose is showing off their one-off MMD by Foose 2015 Mustang. The custom, dual-snout hood and custom full length stripe look great and add style to the […] read more

The One Lap of America – making its way through Texas

Our good friends over at Texas Motorsport Ranch in Cresson, TX are welcoming to their track the One Lap of America group as they make their way through Texas and around the United States. If you’re lucky enough to be heading down 377 in between Granbury and Benbrook on May 6th, be sure to check […] read more

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