My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Since then, I had my share of heavy duty pickup trucks from the Detroit Three. The summation I have made over time is that the typical owner either use these trucks for work or trailering. They are designed as intended because they have the capacity to do so.

Rental Car Review: The First Ford Fusions

By the mid-2000s, Ford reached a point where they had to do something about their mid-sized sedan offering. With a lineage that included the Tempo and the Contour (the American version of the Mondeo), Ford needed something that fit perfectly between the Focus and the Taurus.

Rental Car Review: The LX Platform

Mopar, being the root of that name, is the overarching brand that keeps all of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles products together – especially the ones from the Chrysler side of the house. Before Sergio Marchionne arrived to rescue Chrysler from the brink of collapse, the company danced with another partner.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Kia Soul GT-Line Turbo

Prior to the rebranding of V&R, I would write up reviews of vehicles I rented. That way, I can wrap my head around how to approach each vehicle and evaluate it. It meant putting it through its paces and letting it live with me for the tasks each vehicle had to do.

Travelogue: Driving In The Face of Extraordinary Times

This is a question that we all should be asking our family, friends, enemies, and other human beings during this period of self-quarantine and social distancing because of the COVID-19 situation. It has not been easy for us, as a whole. Some have reached a breaking point. Others have rolled onward the best they can.

Rental Car Review: A Truck Will Do, Thank You!

Even as the discussion of COVID-19 has been amplified, and the subsequent action by both the Federal Government and the state of Minnesota started to take effect, I knew that I had to do something in the face of this so-called panic. My solution to dealing with this crisis is simple: Just drive.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

The Lexus RX – the original luxury crossover. And, still going strong. I could end the story there. But, it keeps on coming back to this website. For good reason, mind you. It is what people with better incomes
buy or lease.

Travelogue: Putting In The Work…On The Road

When you think of overlanding, you're probably thinking off-roading with onboard camping equipment and some extreme equipment made for maximum adventure and exploration. It is a new level of the art of going off the tarmac and finding trouble – maybe.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Lexus LS 500h

The story of the Lexus LS has been told many times on this website. The previous generation model was considered soft, smooth, and quiet – everything I hoped for in a flagship sedan. This was a standard in which was born from Cadillacs, Lincolns, and Imperials in the 1960s. The two LS 460s I had worked with exemplified what I expected from a car of its stature and elegance.

My Thoughts Exactly: 2020 Ford Expedition MAX Platinum

The Ford Expedition challenged the large SUV market with its aluminum body construction and a stronger, more durable 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6. The result is a lighter offering that simply laughed at the trio from General Motors – the Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, and GMC Yukon. Not to mention being superior to anyone else wanting to play in the large SUV space.