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Crystal Windham
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Her History: Crystal Windham Driving Force Behind Chevrolet Design

Posted February 27, 2014 by jmurray

Chevrolet was one of the sponsors of the 45th NAACP Image Awards and AlwaysAList.com traveled with them to Pasadena, Calif. for a weekend of activities. An institution that celebrates the advancement of colored people, it was fitting for Chevrolet to have Crystal Windham, who was named Director of Chevrolet Passenger Car and Crossover Interiors in [...]

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Dodge Dart
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A-List Rides: 2014 Dodge Dart

Posted February 14, 2014 by jmurray

After a 7-year absence from the compact class market, the Dodge launched its Dart brand in 2013. This vehicle is the first Chrysler Group vehicle based upon a Fiat architecture that was adapted from the award-winning Alfa Romeo Giulietta. I participated in one of the initial launch events for the Dodge Dart in Maryland, and [...]

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Hyundai Equus
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A-List Rides: 2014 Hyundai Equus

Posted January 31, 2014 by jmurray

Honesty moment: Prior to my test drive of the 2014 Hyundai Equus I had never heard of this vehicle. I was shocked to learn that it was launched in 2011 and I was just experiencing it. More shocking is why the Hyundai Equus isn’t a car everyone who wants affordable luxury doesn’t own. From the [...]

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Kia Sorento
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A-List Rides: 2014 Kia Sorento

Posted January 17, 2014 by jmurray

Kia should hire me to oversee their new marketing campaign, because based on the response I get when I test drive their vehicles, the campaign slogan would be: “That’s a Kia?” It’s the question I was asked constantly while driving the 2014 Kia Sorento. A modern, mid-side SUV that’s easy on the eyes is definitely [...]

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Toyota Camry
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A-List Rides: Road Trip With 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE

Posted December 20, 2013 by jmurray

It was a snowy Saturday afternoon and New York City was preparing to shut down. The night before I was dropped off the 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE and I couldn’t wait to load it up, get on the highway and get out of dodge. I put my suitcases in the trunk, connected my iPod [...]

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GMC Terrain 2
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A-List Rides: 2014 GMC Terrain

Posted December 13, 2013 by jmurray

It’s always cool to be test driving a vehicle when one of my celebrity friends are in town. Driving them around in the vehicle allows me to play tour guide, showcasing features and functions of the cars I’ve got to experience prior to showing it to them. When my friend, reality TV star Omarosa Manigault [...]

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Carla Hall, Sherri Shepherd & Jawn Murray with the cast of Motown the Musical
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New York City: An A-List Itinerary In The Big Apple

Posted November 25, 2013 by jmurray

WHAT TO SEE: We kicked off our trip checking out the hot-like-fire Broadway production, “Motown: The Musical.” Joined by friends Sherri Shepherd of “The View” and Carla Hall from “The Chew,” we danced and sang along to the trip down memory lane through the glory days Motown. Set in Detroit, the birthplace of Motown, the [...]

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Chevy Camaro
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A-List Rides: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Posted November 22, 2013 by jmurray

I had been trying to get into the Chevrolet Camaro since spring and by the time the agency that schedules the vehicles finally put me in one, let’s just say it was already Daylight savings time and they booked me for the convertible. Well, lucky me. I spent seven days in the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro [...]

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Toyota Prius V3
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A-List Rides: 2013 Toyota Prius V3

Posted November 15, 2013 by jmurray

It’s the car referenced often used as the butt of the jokes in movies and popular with the eco-friendly Hollywood stars – the Toyota Prius. Laugh if you will at the Toyota Prius, but the v model is one of the newest additions to the Prius family, broadening Toyota’s lineup of gas-electric hybrid vehicles that [...]

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Ford
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Paying Forward: Ford Works With HBCUs to Build Better Communities

Posted November 8, 2013 by jmurray

Automotive brand Ford has partnered with the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community to give college students the opportunity to earn $75,000 in scholarships and give back to their communities. Ford is offering any students who are attending an HBCU the opportunity to enter the Ford Community Challenge Competition. The program’s theme is “Building [...]

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