2018 Toyota Tacoma Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Pickup trucks have never been more popular, and the Toyota Tacoma is one we think is a nice right-size alternative to the full-size variety. Of course, if your truck is used for pulling or hauling, you’ll need the big one. For all others with new truck aspirations, the 2018 Toyota…

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Chevrolet Truck Centennial Celebration 2018

Chevrolet Trucks Celebrate First 100 years\Chevy Trucks Launches into Second Century with 2019 Silverado Dallas, Fort Worth, TX – The Bowtie team definitely knows how to throw a party, and the Chevrolet Truck division of General Motors staged a giant celebration for their loyal truck consumers and members of the automotive press recently at the…

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2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer With exception of people who buy pickups for work and business, we categorize full-size pickup buyers into four basic groups or some combination there of: 1. Those who have something they regularly haul, pull (like a boat or travel trailer) or they go off road. 2. Those who want to…

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Nissan Titan XD and Titan

By Bill Schaffer Carmel Valley, Calif. and Washougal, Wash. – Nissan has worked hard for years planning to break into the U.S. truck market in a big way, and if the latest Titan offerings are any indication, the other truck manufacturers should be on full alert. I don’t think Nissan is going to surpass Ford,…

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Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer It wasn’t too many years ago that the Dodge Ram truck wasn’t on Top 10 Best Selling Vehicles in the U.S. list, but that has changed dramatically the last few years with the Ram truck ensconced as the third best-selling vehicle behind the Ford F-Series and the Chevrolet Silverado. Who…

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2014 GMC Sierra Denali 1500 Test Drive

“GMC Sierra 1500 offers several refined choices” GMC’s 2014 full size truck lineup is all new For the 2014 model year, the all-new GMC Sierra full-size pickup delivers the most powerful, most advanced and most refined truck in the 111-year history of the brand. The GMC bloodline stretches back more than a century – 111…

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GMC Sierra Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer We’ve never been fans of big pickup trucks; mainly because we don’t pull a trailer or haul lots of stuff…we are more into sedans, hatchbacks and an occasional crossover. However for people who have the need for a truck, today’s market offers a wonderland of choices. Shopping for a new…

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2014 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition Test Drive

“Toyota’s Third Generation Tundra American made” 2014 Toyota Tundra claims highest US/Canadian parts content The 2014 Toyota Tundra represents the third generation of the popular, full-size half-ton pickup truck. The latest Tundra lineup features a new, more chiseled exterior styling along with an all-new interior design that is a blend of refinement, quality and craftsmanship…

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