2015 Ford F-150 Earns ‘Truck of Texas’ Award

2015 Ford F-150 Earns ‘Truck of Texas’ Award
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The 2015 Ford F-150 is a big deal. This totally redesigned truck sports a lineup of powerful yet efficient engines, class-leading technologies and an aluminum body that cuts a massive amount of weight. Underscoring its importance this pickup was just named the “Truck of Texas.” Continue Reading...

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up

MINI Take the States: Wrap Up
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I tagged along for a two legs of MINI Takes the States, an epic cross-country road rally that’s put on by the company. I participated in just two sections of this continent-spanning trip, but that was still enough for me to experience four Midwestern states and some 700 miles of America. But there’s much more… Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 17 – Nissan Pathfinder vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer

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Ask AutoGuide No. 17 – Nissan Pathfinder vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. Ford Explorer
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God blessed Texas with His own hand Brought down angles from the Promised Land Gave ‘em a place where they could dance If you want to see heaven, brother, here’s your chance… Continue Reading...

Circuit of the Americas Open for Driving – in a Video Game

Circuit of the Americas Open for Driving – in a Video Game
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Fraught with delays and uncertainty, Texas’ latest race track, the Circuit of the Americas, is still under construction. Despite that, a digital version is ready to go, giving gamers the first crack at the new track. Continue Reading...

Charity Drives Cancer Patients to Treatment in Style – Video

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Ken Adams is a cancer survivor in Austin, Texas, but while he was undergoing treatment he realized how difficult it was for other patients to rely on friends, family, or even public transportation to get to the hospital for their treatments. So once he was well enough, Adams arranged an organization called Your Ride is… Continue Reading...

Ram Launches 1500 Lone Star Edition to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

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Ram Launches 1500 Lone Star Edition to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
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Back in 2002, a special edition Ram 1500 pick-up truck was launched specifically for Texan truck buyers. Called the Lone Star edition, it quickly became the top selling Ram model in the vast state. “The Ram 1500 Lone Star was the first pickup truck designed by Texans and built specifically for Texans. Native Texans are… Continue Reading...

Hennessey McLaren MP4-12C Concept Announced

Hennessey McLaren MP4-12C Concept Announced
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When tuning company Hennessey Performance out of Sealy, Texas makes an announcement, it’s usually something fantastic. In this case, they posted details on their site about a new McLaren MP4-12C concept that wrings an extra 208 horsepower out of the car’s 3.8-liter V8. They manage the incredible feat by performing major surgery on  the drivetrain,… Continue Reading...

Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone Gives Austin Race A One Week Deadline

Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone Gives Austin Race A One Week Deadline
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Next year’s U.S. Grand Prix could be in jeopardy if organizers of the Austin, Texas race do not agree on a contract and pay fees by the end of next week. Formula One’s head honcho Bernie Ecclestone’s patience is clearly wearing thin with negotiations and does not want to wait beyond the season-ending Brazilian Grand… Continue Reading...

Texas Formula One Track Construction Delayed

Texas Formula One Track Construction Delayed
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  Circuit of the Americas is halting of the Formula One circuit in Austin, Texas, effective immediately. The organizers came to this decision after they didn’t receive a contract to assure that the Formula One United States Grand Prix will be held at their venue. “We have spent tremendous resources preparing for the Formula One and MotoGP… Continue Reading...

Formula One Adds New Jersey As Latest Racing Venue For 2013

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Formula One Adds New Jersey As Latest Racing Venue For 2013
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The moment has come. Formula One, the pinnacle of international automotive racing, is coming for Greater New York in 2013! According to well placed sources involved in the matter, the Formula 1 franchise will make an official announcement of the “Formula One Grand Prix of America” some time next week. Slatted for June 2013, the… Continue Reading...

Texas Celebrates Labor Day With New Max Speed Limit, No Night Time Limits

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Texas Celebrates Labor Day With New Max Speed Limit, No Night Time Limits
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Previously capped at 80 mph, the Texas House of Representatives approved a new transportation bill that will raise speed limits up to 85 mph in select areas and put an end to the night-time speed limit as well. Yee-haw! Though exciting for driving enthusiasts (or anyone in a hurry), don’t pack your bags for the… Continue Reading...

David Coulthard And Red Bull Wake Up Austin Texas With Some Hoonage [Video]

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David Coulthard and his Red Bull F1 team traveled down to Austin, Texas to check out the soon to be completed Circuit of the Americas track. Over the weekend, David Coulthard took his 750-hp Red Bull Formula One race car on a cruise in and around the Texas capital, engaged in some hooning and put on a… Continue Reading...

Fiat Bets Big On Texas, Opens 10 Dealers In The Lone Star State

Fiat Bets Big On Texas, Opens 10 Dealers In The Lone Star State
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Everything’s big in Texas, so the saying goes. Unless Fiat has something to say about it: out of 70 existing Fiat dealers, 10 of them are opening up in Texas—the second-highest amount of dealerships, behind California, and tied with New York and Florida. Texas may seem like a strange state to sell small cars, considering… Continue Reading...

Illinois May Sell Ad Space On License Plates

Illinois May Sell Ad Space On License Plates
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Wanna make some extra dough on the side? Illinois is deciding whether to allow advertising space on its state license plates. If approved, this would allow corporate sponsors to put their business logos on the plates, which would be offered to drives at a lower price. A vote last month decided that the secretary of state should… Continue Reading...
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