Family Time!

 2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD  Mazda uses the “Go big, or go home” philosophy seriously with the CX-9 to accommodate the demands of large families. Still attractively sleek regardless of its 3-row, seven-passenger capacity, the Signature is the highest grade of the trims starting at $45,365, boasting Auburn Nappa leather seating; LED signature grille accent lighting; and genuine Santos Rosewood…

Your Home On The Road

 2019 Subaru Ascent Limited  Naming Subaru’s all-new large SUV the “Ascent” justly reflects the automaker’s progression. For up to eight passengers, there’s a plethora of standard features including 60/40-split folding seats in the two back rows, a rearview camera, tri-zone automatic climate control, a quartet of USB ports, a power rear gate, multiple smartphone integration, all-wheel drive on 20-inch alloys,…

Driver’s Notebook Proud To American Edition

 Proud to be American Edition  By Dennis Malcolm Byron   The auto industry continues to evolve, and regarding American-born vehicles, here is what 2019 will bring for two of the past year’s standouts.

Three ways dad can have fun being a family man

 Article Dennis Malcolm Byron | Photography Provided    Here are three wallet-friendly automobiles that deliver behind the wheel and still preserve dad’s “family man” status thanks to practicality, accessibility and at least four seats.

Eco-friendly 4-Door

To garner the classification as “eco-friendly,” there is a very popular misconception that an automobile has to be small, conservative in design, and lacking luxurious amenities. The 2018 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Limited successfully disproves these assumptions. 

Tops for 2017

The year 2017 has been an amazing year for automobiles. From impressive compacts with all-electric engines increasing their distance to muscle-flexing pick-ups providing thrills while lugging heavy loads, car enthusiasts will not forget the last 12 months. Besides the automobiles Driver’s Notebook has featured so far in various publications this year, here are a few more that deserve accolades worth mentioning…

Stick it to ‘em!

Even more sexy and powerful. Mazda’s Miata has a cult following and for good reason. Their attractive two-seaters are not only reliable, but attractive, inexpensive and simply a joy to drive. The latest edition—the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF—is loaded with options, rests on 17-inch alloy wheels, and gets 155 horses darting out of its SKYACTIV, 2.0-Liter, 4-cylinder engine. Graciously, all…

The All-New 2017 Land Rover Discovery

To showcase the durability and versatility of their new, completely remodeled 2017 Discovery, Land Rover confidently invited auto journalists worldwide to drive their highly-anticipated SUV on some of the most challenging surfaces Mother Nature could craft. Taking on Utah's various landscapes—from the rugged terrain of Canyon Point to the Coral Pink Sand Dunes alongside dune buggies—the fifth-generation Discovery successfully confirmed…

Dynamic Duo

Here is a pair of impressive automobiles that provide great value for what they offer, are a joy to drive, and will catch the eyes of those who appreciate the attention to detail these automakers applied inside and out.

The 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium 

With spring break on the horizon, we made it a priority to find automobiles that would be the best to suit the travel needs of multiple people. The 2017 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium was one of the standouts that covered a lot of demands, whether its hitting the beach, heading for the mountains, or simply keeping passengers comfortable wherever they…