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Historiography: The Misapplication of Issigonis’ Engineering Breakthrough

Tweet The first application of Sir Alec Issigonis’ engineering breakthrough – All Photos by Randy Stern, except otherwise noted Remember Sir Alec Issigonis? The innovation he created by switching the orientation of the engine, changing the traditional transmission to a … Continue reading

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#VOTY09: …And The Winner Is…

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern When #VOTY09 was awarded, it went through the ringer with another close victory. For the third straight year, it just seems that the #VOTY process got more interesting with winners decided on a mere fraction … Continue reading

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Thowback Review: That First LaCrosse

Tweet 2005 Buick LaCrosse at the 2004 Chicago Auto Show. Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2005 Buick LaCrosse When you hear someone talk about the “near-luxury market,” which brands do you think of? … Continue reading

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My Favorites Vehicle Subjects of the Past Six Years

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Six years in…and this site and my overall work still stands. When I dove into the deep of this business some six years ago, I knew that I would have the privilege of working … Continue reading

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Geneva 2017: Intrigue in Switzerland

Tweet The Geneva International Motor Show never disappoints. It is not just the intriguing products that will never come to North America. This show also includes those that will come here, but with a certain flair designed to engage and … Continue reading

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Commentary: How to Label Thyself

Tweet We used to call them “divisions” when I was a kid. Divisions were the name given for what we call “brands” today. They denoted a specific marque – another term used elsewhere of the same thing. It is all … Continue reading

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Commentary: If We Can Get This Here…

TweetWhat about Buick now? When we discuss Buick, we often think of how successful it has become in China, while it inches its way back to the North American consciousness. We are seeing a return to design, performance and interest … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2015

TweetIn a busy year full of adventures with car clubs, cruises, big events, media junkets and auto shows, where do I have enough time to explore those vehicles that made this year special? Somehow I did. Not just for V&R, … Continue reading

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The Speculator: The Avenir of Buick

TweetConsidering how careful I was on remotely covering the North American International Auto Show, there was something I probably forgot to mention… The Buick Avenir concept. Let me make this clear. I did not forget about the Avenir. It is … Continue reading

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The Next Connection

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern What is this thing they call “4G LTE?” I have been hearing about this for a year now. As I understand it, it is the fastest current speed your smart phone could connect to. … Continue reading

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