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Oct 29, 2014, 20:00 ET

Lovefest for Toyota and the city of Plano

"I haven't seen such a mutual admiration society in more than a decade," said Linda Water Nelson, editor of INSIDEout: Cars & Trucks, and sport...

May 03, 2014, 17:50 ET

Texas Autowriters name The Cars of Texas for 2014

 It happens every spring.  About 50 auto journalists, including Linda Water Nelson, editor of INSIDEout: Cars & Trucks, and sports...

Dec 13, 2013, 19:30 ET

Ram Truck, Chrysler Foundation and Air Warrior Courage bring joy to Wounded Warriors Center

 Santa has made a special delivery at the Warrior & Family Support Center at the San Antonio Military Medical Center with the help of the...

Oct 14, 2013, 16:28 ET

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is Truck of Texas as Ram, Dodge and Jeep overwhelm competitors at Texas truck competition

 The Texas Auto Writers annual truck competition is an important annual event every year, but for Chrysler's brands, this year's was a major...

Jul 25, 2013, 22:29 ET

What does BFT mean to you and how do you live the promise?

 The truck culture is unique.  Truck owners – men and women – define themselves as individuals with more independence than...

Mar 26, 2013, 15:20 ET

Car photographer's spy camp fulfills fantasies

 If you have seen photos of vehicles shrouded in camo or weird tribal symbols to obscure their identity, you know the work of spy photographer,...

Mar 08, 2013, 18:09 ET

Tires for drought conditions? Choose those that are best for wet roads

While there are recommendations for tires that excel in bad weather conditions, there seems to be little information – if any – for...

Feb 04, 2013, 23:00 ET

Will differentiation be enough for 2014 Silverado and GMC Sierra?

It has been a long time since GM dazzled the marketplace with a hot pickup truck, but the recent introduction of the 2014 models – set to be...

Feb 03, 2013, 18:41 ET

More tow and passenger capacity with off-road features add a new crossover vehicle to the mix

When automotive journalists think about sports vehicles, it is rare if Hyundai is even mentioned, according to Linda Water Nelson, editor of...

Jan 24, 2013, 15:42 ET

INSIDEout: Cars & Trucks Says February Introduction of 2014 Toyota Tundra Is Big News

 It should be great news for central Texas that Toyota just announced the unveiling of the 2014 Tundra full-size pickup truck at the Chicago...

Oct 22, 2012, 01:01 ET

Truck of Texas is 2013 Ram 1500; Ram Brand is Truck Line of Texas

Chrysler has, for the second time in three years, proven that it may have the potential to be a giant killer in the truck market.  More than...

Oct 15, 2012, 16:50 ET

Texas Auto Writers to name Trucks, SUVs and Crossovers of Texas

It's a rodeo without livestock but more than its share of prizes, and it is held in the nation's single largest truck market. More than 50...

Jul 13, 2012, 14:12 ET

Recall Might Have Saved Lives

 The fiery deaths of two small boys this week may be tied to a truck with a recall history. The older model Ford F-150 was parked in the...

May 08, 2012, 18:38 ET

Texas Auto Writers Name 2012 Cars of Texas

It's impossible to pigeonhole drivers or Texas auto writers.  While they thrive on trucks, there is also a need for speed, luxury, and...

Jan 11, 2012, 15:45 ET

Texas Sportsmen Balk at NAIAS Truck of the Year Win for Range Rover Evoque

 It would be an understatement to say that Texans love their trucks -- one out of every five are sold there -- but for readers of Texas Fish...

Nov 07, 2011, 12:06 ET

Jesse James surprises at SEMA

Appearing at the SEMA Show, the world's aftermarket fantasyland, Jesse James has announced a new series of training videos, featuring the young...

Oct 24, 2011, 14:23 ET

Ford F-150 Named Truck of Texas

Ford's 2012 F-150 full-sized pickup truck received top honors when members of the Texas Auto Writers Association named it the Truck of Texas in...