Author Archives: Randy Stern

Commentary: Much Ado About “Le Cost Cutter”

Tweet Nissan’s corporate communications team called this incident “serious misconduct.” On Monday, November 19, the news blazed out of Yokohama that Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.’s Chairman Carlos Ghosn and Representative Director Greg Kelly did not properly report compensation amounts to … Continue reading

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Historiography: Of Thanksgivings Past

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern The Holidays can be both exhilarating and exhausting. It can also be joyous and frustrating. It is a collision of comfort, joy, and all other feelings, emotions, and memories. The stretch from November towards … Continue reading

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#VOTY18 – Here Are Your Finalists!

Tweet All photos by Randy Stern The scores have been tabulated. The Panel has convened and given their input on the Long List of Nominees. Therefore there is only one last step to take: Your vote! It is now time … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Day The Guns Fell Silent

Tweet ,i>Photo by Randy Stern One hundred years ago today, the guns fell silent on what could have been the war to end all wars. The significance of this day yielded a day of Remembrance. Americans call this Veteran’s Day. … Continue reading

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A New Edge On The Market

Tweet 2019 Ford Edge Titanium Elite – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2019 Ford Edge For years, I have been trying to figure out where the Ford Edge sat within the segments of … Continue reading

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#VOTY18 – Some Facts About The Nominees

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern As the process towards crowning #VOTY18 steams ahead, let’s look at these 41 nominees, shall we? The steps taken to get to the awarding of it can be a mix of emotion. It’s energetic, … Continue reading

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#VOTY18 – The Long List!

Tweet The process is in there, somewhere… – Photo by Randy Stern This is it! The #VOTY18 Long List of nominees! This year’s Long List continues to be representative of the work V&R is doing to bridge its own flavor … Continue reading

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The Turbocharged Move Upmarket of An Old Favorite

Tweet 2018 Mazda6 Signature – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2018 Mazda6 Since the day it returned to its “Zoom-Zoom” roots, I loved the Mazda6. Three generations of this car showed me the … Continue reading

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Quickies: The Mercedes-Benz of Compact SUVs

Tweet 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC – All Photos by Randy Stern Just like the rest of the industry, Mercedes-Benz has committed themselves to selling SUVs and crossovers alongside their famous sedans, coupes, and cabriolets. It took them a while … Continue reading

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A Sharper Tack On An Original

Tweet 2019 Lexus ES 350 Ultra Luxury – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2019 Lexus ES Back when the first Lexus dealerships opened up in 1989, all eyes were on the big flagship … Continue reading

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