My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Mazda CX-30

Developing a new SUV is the norm these days. Sometimes it is at the expense of cutting a sedan, coupe, wagon, or hatchback from the lineup. In this case, the 2020 CX-30 has not replaced any single model.

What Would Randy Buy? – The Pandemic Edition

When the world started shutting down, automobile sales went down by nearly half the volume from the year prior. In latter months, sales performance has improved. Some retailers reported better sales numbers than last year in the same month.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Maybe back in the days of the Mark II Golf and Jetta, where both cars were actually the same from the front bumper to the C pillar. Back then, journalists found the difference between the GTI and GLI, remarking that the latter was more of an inexpensive Audi than anything. That’s quite a compliment.

Rental Car Review: Back Where We Started

The concept of this mini-series of review articles was to take the energy of the Mid-Continent Road Trip and create some content to fill the month with vehicles that should have been covered on this site. The result is what you have read on this site so far.

Commentary: The Car Community Online, Love it or Hate It!

We met on a free stretch of road. One brought out a Ford with a flat-head V8 and all the modifications necessary for an argument. Another brought out a Chevrolet with one of those new fangled Small Blocks sticking out of the hood. You talked, but only to psyche out the competition. Then, both throttles were depressed sharply and away they went…onto an awaiting police car.

Rental Car Review: The Last Impala

There seems to be a theme unfolding here. A disturbing and sad theme, but it is the reality that 2020 had yielded for us. On top of a pandemic and the movement towards social justice, many car lines are being eliminated by the end of this calendar year.

Quickies: Meeting The Defender in Wichita

Before I was ready to do this piece, a little off-roader decided to take over the news cycle. You probably heard of it. It was a trio of Fords called the Bronco. While all of the attention shone on Dearborn, the Defender seemed like it was shoved off into the shadows.

Rental Car Review: So Long, Fusion

We can easily say that some car lines do not deserve to get eliminated from a manufacturer’s lineup. Then again, we have seen the proliferation of the SUV in the past few years and how one of them supplant a sale of a sedan.