Behind the Wheel of the New VW Alltrack

Are you a commitment-phobe? Afraid to settle down with just one vehicle that scratches the off-road-capable but dear-god-not-another-SUV itch? Fear not: VW has your back. It’s going after the wagon dominator, Subaru, with the 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack — the capable, spacious and enjoyable baby step between a wagon and full-on SUV. Read more about my…

Four Things You Need To Know About Volvo Today

I spent a gorgeous few days in Vail and the surrounding mountain area to get a peek at the new Volvo V90 Cross Country. It was a gorgeous day and a really breathtaking car. Check out the inside scoop I got from top execs on the future of the company and the beloved wagon, over…

First Drive: Audi Q7

My first car review of 2016–the Audi Q7. Outside it’s pure sports cars, Audi isn’t known for excitement. Most of the sedans are a bit boring; good looking, beautifully made cars quietly carrying passengers to and from their destinations with nary a notice being taken. The SUVs share the same genetics, and feedback about the…

Range Rover Sport SVR First Drive

Want to tackle the Nürburgring? Perhaps traverse the Sahara? Compete in Pikes Peak? Ford a river? Oh, and you want to do that all on the way to drop the kids at school?  There’s only one vehicle on the market that can probably handle all of that and not end up in a heap and…

Racing for 24 hours at the Green Hell

The Nürburgring — the “Green Hell” in Jackie Stewart’s famous phrase — is simultaneously a proving ground, an iconic racetrack, and a death trap. Since the track was completed in the 1920s, more than 65 competitors have died in professional races; many more have done so on racing privately, and in March a spectator died…

Why One Small Business Pays More Than Minimum Wage

  While doing some work for Forbes Brand Voice, I had the chance to meet two incredible women–who started their own sweet business in Brooklyn, NY–and are making it big today. The best part? They don’t pay their employees minimum wage – because they believe their workers are family, and they deserve a living wage….

The Rolls Royce Wraith: Fast, Gorgeous and Fun

I’d never been behind the wheel of a Rolls Royce before–let alone one of the fastest and smallest on the market today–but for one weekend I spent time driving and enjoying this beautiful machine. I even took it out in a little snowstorm. Click here to see my piece on the Wraith or watch below…