Monthly Archives: March 2017

2017 Ford Escape – Drive Report

The Escape is celebrating its sixteenth birthday and got a mid-cycle refresh along with some powertrain improvements. In the crowded compact SUV market, with many really good offerings for the buyer today, the Escape is one that should be given … Continue reading

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2017 Audi A4 Quattro – Road Trip

In my book the Audi A4 is right in there as one of the perfect road trip cars. It’s quiet, comfortable, well poised on the road, has fuel economy easily better than what EPA says and is plenty roomy. I … Continue reading

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2017 Jeep Wrangler Sahara – Drive Report

If you feel the need to climb a big snowy hill, a large sand dune or a steep mountain trail the 2017 Jeep Wrangler is the one to help get it done. This classic has changed over the years but still … Continue reading

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North Charleston and American LaFrance Fire Museum

During a stay in Charleston, South Carolina I stumbled across this Fire Museum and Educational Center. The North Charleston Fire Museum has been around since 2007. It’s the home of the largest collection of fully restored American LaFrance fire apparatus … Continue reading

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