The Best, and the Worst, Rides of the Year

, MiataBy John Miller and Lynn Beckwith What makes a car or pick up the best, or the worst? How do you pick the best car for you? There are basic metrics that you can find in a hundred different reviews, articles, and maker’s websites. The selection may vary considerably based on the driver’s needs and budget. Let’s not forget … Read More

2018 Nissan Titan, a Serious Half Ton

Bold front grill of the Nissan Titan

The 2018 Nissan Titan is changing the way folks think about the full size pickup truck market. What used to be the Big Three now has a viable competitor in everything from work trucks to full size luxury Boss Man mobile offices. Like most of the truck builders Nissan offers the Titan in a wide assortment of bed and cab … Read More

2018 Nissan Rogue Hits the Sweet Spot

The 2018 Rogue V grille

2018 Nissan Rogue In a utility vehicle frenzied world the Nissan Rogue hits a sweet spot of usability, drivability and price. The Rogue is offered with 5 or 7 passenger seating and comes as front wheel or all wheel drive. The ease of getting in and out and the ability to carry 82 cubic feet of stuff make the Rogue … Read More

Nissan Frontier, an Adventure Vehicle

The Nissan Frontier with the Midnight option

The Nissan Frontier is an established and proven platform that is basically unchanged in the last dozen years. To some that may not be a good thing, but for those looking for a dependable and off road capable small pickup it adds confidence The Frontier is available as basic work truck platform with the S model that comes with an … Read More

Something for Everyone, DFW Auto Show

New RAM Lone Star Sport

Whether you sip champagne for breakfast or are managing on a beer budget there was a transportation answer at the DFW Auto Show. Under the roof of the Kay Baily Hutchinson Convention center three hundred and fifty thousand dollar Bentleys rubbed elbows with sixteen thousand dollar KIA’s. No matter which end of the price spectrum you fit the theme seemed … Read More

Nissan TITAN; Big Trucks for Small Bucks

Red Nissan TITAN Pro 4X

  Nissan offers big trucks for small bucks When you’re shopping for a new truck you want to match them up for equipment and capability, but then you look for value. At a recent major truck event one badge, Nissan Titan, took best value in the three most highly contested categories. Nissan came in strength to this year’s Texas Auto … Read More

Truck of Texas

American Titan

Texas Auto Writers Name the New Nissan Titan XD Truck of Texas for 2015 Dallas, TX, October 13, 2015. Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) named the 2016 Nissan Titan XD the Truck of Texas, marking the first time for a Nissan truck to win the prestigious title.  The Nissan Cummins® 5.0L V8 Turbo Diesel and Aisin powering the new Titan … Read More

American Titan

American Titan

The American Titan A few weeks ago Lynn and I were invited to Columbus Indiana to tour the Cummins Diesel Engine Plant and see the production line for the new 5.0 liter V8 diesel that will be in the all new, all American Titan pickup beginning later this year. This is an American truck. It was designed in San Diego … Read More