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Trail leads to Geneva auto show, European debuts for three ‘rugged, sophisticated’ Jeep® SUVs

The Jeep® brand put its stamp on the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show this month with three major premieres and a flurry of other product presentations. The new Wrangler and Cherokee models took the spotlight with their regional debuts – comprising Europe, The Middle East and Africa – while the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, “the most powerful Jeep SUV ever,” appeared for the first time at … Read More

Ram 1500, shining star of DFW Auto Show

A thing of beauty. That’s how one might describe the 2019 Ram 1500 Lone Star edition. The Texas-exclusive pickup took center stage when it was unveiled over the weekend at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas during the annual DFW Auto Show. FCA US LLC vehicles consistently have an impressive showing at the auto show and Ram is a big part of that … Read More

FCA US LLC vehicles recently named 2018 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buys

Recently four 2018 FCA US LLC vehicles rolled away with five distinguished honors from the automotive editors at Consumer Guide® Automotive: 2018 Chrysler Pacifica – Minivan Best Buy Family Vehicle Best Buy 2018 Dodge Durango – Large SUV Best Buy 2018 Ram 1500 – Large Pickup Truck Best Buy 2018 FIAT 124 Spider – Sporty Performance Car Best Buy Now in its second production year, … Read More

Alfa Romeo Giulia wins 2018 Motor Trend Car of the Year®

What test drive includes more than 7,000 miles of driving, potholes, jagged pavement, steep grades, misaligned railroad crossings and avoidance maneuvers? The one that wins you Motor Trend’s Car of the Year. This year, 26 contenders were assessed. The field was narrowed to the top eight “Of the Year” finalists who were evaluated against six criteria: advancement in design, engineering excellence, safety, efficiency, value and … Read More

What color is your truck?

It’s no secret that I love my truck. I write about it a lot. One of the things I like best about it is the color, because no one else has one like it. It’s Stinger Yellow. As you might imagine, not only does everyone see me coming, but they also definitely know it’s me because it is, in fact, the only yellow truck in … Read More

All-new or American classic, FCA US proves APEAL-ing to consumers

The 2017 J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study™ was recently released and Dodge Challenger proved that it’s classic, sleek lines, throaty exhaust note and muscle-car attitude can still smoke the competition. For the fifth time in seven years, Challenger took the top spot in the Midsize Sporty Car segment. Not to be outdone by its iconic and boisterous cousin, the slightly (?) … Read More

Drive Toward a Cure plans southern adventure

Parkinson’s disease affects more than five million people worldwide. The likes of Muhammad Ali, Michael J. Fox and others have brought the disease to the forefront of the American public, by educating and raising funds that allow researchers to continue the fight for a cure. A more recent, up and coming group is combining a love of cars and driving to raise awareness and money. … Read More

Is there a difference between driverless and autonomous vehicles?

According to, the term “science fiction” is a noun that means “fiction based on imagined future scientific or technological advances and major social or environmental changes …” Or, what we not so long ago, called driverless cars. These days, advancements in technology have driven vehicles that require little or no human interaction to operate them to the forefront of reality. But many confuse driverless … Read More