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Throwback Review: The Thanksgiving Vehicle That Started It All

Tweet 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport. All photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Since moving to Minneapolis in 2004, I’ve driven more SUVs and crossovers than any time in my … Continue reading

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When The Family Plugs In

Tweet 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Platinum – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Like many manufacturers, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles had a vision of the future. Electrification was seen as the … Continue reading

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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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Commentary: FCA and The Chinese?

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern I hate to say this…it’s my gut feeling…but…”here we go again!” If you have followed the latest news from Auburn Hills, Sergio Marchionne is putting parts of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the block. This time, … Continue reading

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The Truth of The Tape Measure

Tweet 2017 Jeep Compass Latitude 4X4 – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Jeep Compass There was once a time when Willys-Overland actually made small Jeeps. That was back in the 1940s and … Continue reading

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Historiography: The Automobile in Canada

Tweet 1956 Meteor – All Photos by Randy Stern July is a patriotic month for many countries. In particular, the United States of America and Canada. We know about the USA’s contribution to the automobile. This country set the bar … Continue reading

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Historiography: The American Compact Car

Tweet Ford Falcon – All Photos by Randy Stern By the Fall of 1959, the North American automotive industry came to their senses. The rise of Volkswagen ushered in a period where the domestic automotive industry had to respond to … Continue reading

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Going Overland

Tweet 2017 Jeep Cherokee Overland – All Photos by Randy Stern Let me get off my chest: Haters are gonna hate no matter what you think. It is a pervasive truth that has dogged the Jeep Cherokee. When it was … 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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A Durango By Any Other Name

Tweet 2017 Dodge Durango GT AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern I remember my first Durango. That was back in 2012. It was red. Actually, they call it “Redline.” It had a HEMI underneath its hood. At a price … Continue reading

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