2019 Ford F-150 Lariat Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer For the umpteenth time (actually 42 years) the Ford F- Series was the bestselling vehicle in the U.S. While that’s almost become a ho-hum statement it’s an impressive accomplishment that shows Ford’s obsession with making their trucks better and better to maintain their appeal competitors are working hard to knock…

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2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Test Drive

“2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon” Part Truck, Part Mountain Goat, All Jeep Sacramento to Cool, CA –Jeep has a rich heritage of tough, dependable Jeep trucks, but It’s been a while since Jeep offered a pickup model in their lineup. The first Jeep Truck appeared in 1947. One was even called, but never badged as the…

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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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