Author Archives: Randy Stern

Commentary: A Change at Cadillac House

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern It is true…Johan De Nysschen is out at Cadillac! This past week, General Motors made a very important decision regarding the future of Cadillac. They essentially replaced De Nysschen with Steve Carlisle, who ran GM … Continue reading

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Commentary: A Blizzard Full of Social Media Rancor

Tweet “Don’t look behind the Ford EcoSport…” – Photo by Randy Stern Winter decided to create havoc in the Twin Cities – again! This is not the first time we had significant snowfall in the Twin Cities in mid-April. Back … Continue reading

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V&R@7: My Favorite Vehicle Subjects of The Last Seven Years

Tweet Murray The Cop – All Photos by Randy Stern/Victory & Reseda On April 13th of 2011, this site received a major boost with the arrival of its first vehicle. This vehicle would open up the floodgates in publishing reviews … Continue reading

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V&R@7: The Seven Year Itch

Tweet It all really started here… – Photo by Randy Stern In 2011, this career got a major boost. I was on your radar. I began to work with tools and products you now see on these pages. I became … Continue reading

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Commentary: Car Season is Back…From The Freezer!

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern It was Saturday. We had significant snowfall through the week, but it enabled a brief gap of recovery for the Twins home opener. However, tradition states that the first MN Cars & Coffee would … Continue reading

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The Coolest SUV On The Road

Tweet 2018 Dodge Durango R/T AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern In my humble opinion, the Dodge Durango is one of the few really cool SUVs out there. There is some proof of this claim. How many SUVs have … Continue reading

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The Heirloom MkII: My First Home Opener Ever

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Forty-eight years of baseball memories have yielded so much. I set foot in fourteen Major League Baseball homes. Each one still has a lingering effect on me. Some of these places no longer have … Continue reading

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Historiography: The “X” Factor

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern In 1975, Cadillac took an important step to reclaim lost sales of their larger, more iconic automobiles. They introduced the Seville. The Seville represented a new kind of Cadillac – trim, small, but had … Continue reading

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Commentary: Subscribe To Your Car Here…

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern The 2019 Volvo XC40 had a great launch in March of 2018. Over 1,000 units were spoken for in the USA alone, according to published sales figures. A percentage of those units sold came from … Continue reading

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On The Dial: From Radio to a Song

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Is radio still a way to introduce you to new music? It used to be. It was a way to introduce you to new artists, songs, and movements. The powerhouse AM stations of the 1950s … Continue reading

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