Rental Car Review: Northbound In A Corolla

Let’s be real – it is a Corolla. It is also the most popular trim level for both retail and commercial customers. It is basic without being too basic. It had what I needed. Plus, I had projections on performance and efficiency that would fit this trip and my requirements.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2021 Toyota Venza

For example, how many of you owned a Toyota Venza? You know, the one that some of my fellow pundits once crowned it a "Camry Station Wagon" when they first came out in 2008.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2021 Lexus NX 300h

The good news is that it is still with us. It’s debut in 2014 helped put Lexus at par with other luxury compact SUVs at the time. Although it is due for an all-new model soon, the current NX is familiar enough to warrant another look.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2021 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

Then again, this work has shown me how much I appreciate the automotive industry’s bread-and-butter. I also appreciate how this versatile combination of work and play has evolved into what it is today.

2021 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition Cover Image

Capturing A Global Trekker's Heritage

Seventy years ago, Toyota made its mark by introducing the Land Cruiser SUV to its home market of Japan. Inspired by the military version of the Willys-Overland (and Ford) Jeep, the Land Cruiser would become the world standard in off-road adventure.

My Favorite Vehicles of 2020

Some will look at it from the lens of the global headlines. Headlines not worth repeating for the sake of keeping us in good spirits. Some will look at the overall challenge of navigating a year full of curve balls and emotional rollercoasters.

Commentary: Will 2021 Be A Better Year For Vehicle Content?

In the meantime, the automotive retail business has been working overtime to reinvent itself. They are hungry for inventory, while production is ramping up under safer conditions along the assembly lines. Used cars are becoming scarce, with some auction facilities laying off personnel. However, the rental car companies are trying to reduce excess fleet in the pall of financial issues due to a reduction in travel.