The Wonder and the Why of the Automotive World
Do you have a teenager? Chevrolet’s Teen Driver is designed with teens in mind, says Chevrolet Safety Engineer MaryAnn Bebee. According to the Chevrolet web site, it is the only car company to offer Teen Driver technology with an industry-first in-vehicle report on most of its models.
Toyota created a whole new category when it introduced the Prius more than 20 years ago (can you believe it has been that long?). With Earth Day in our rear view mirror, we circled around for a one-to-one interview with Toyota's Kevin Butt, general manager, Environmental Sustainability, to better understand how Toyota is making a positive impact in North America and around the world.
In April, the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) hosted its annual Auto Roundup, this year at Eagle's Canyon Racetrack in Decatur, Texas. Members had a chance to drive and evaluate 46 vehicles over the course of a day and a half, which was a dizzying but thrilling experience, overall. We were there to drive the vehicles on the track and test out the capabilities on slalom, acceleration, and braking over a 2.5-mile course.
I never thought I'd be a truck woman, but this truck has won me over. I would definitely drive one as my everyday vehicle, and it has so much to offer; I find myself staring wistfully at them when I see them on the road. And what Ram and their parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) are doing to help the world around them makes them look even better.