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Quickies: From the 45th Twin Cities Auto Show

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern So, the 45th Twin Cities Auto Show…how was it? In my opinion, it is much better than before. Perhaps the best that I attended since 2005. I saw more engagement with two interactive ride-along … Continue reading

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My Favorite Orphan Vehicles – 2018 Version

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Not to brag or anything, but some of us have lived long enough to remember certain vehicles in our lives that have been long forgotten by everyone else. Many vehicles have seen their last … Continue reading

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Choosing a Great Truck

Tweet 2018 Ford F-150 SuperDuty 4X4 Platinum – All photos by Randy Stern Needless to say, the current generation Ford F-150 is enjoying a great run. For example, the mid-cycle refresh has been well received, with its cleaner look and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2017

Tweet Well, duh… – All Photos by Randy Stern Another editorial year has ended. Thank whoever is above… But, it was not without its highlights. As I thumb through all of the vehicles I worked with during the past 12-13 … Continue reading

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#VOTY17: A Guide to #VOTE4VOTY

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Over the years, there had been some #VOTY polls that were really good. Others had you scratch your heads. The reality is that there are five finalists up for your vote – affectionately known … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Homely?

Tweet 2008 Ford Focus SE 4-Door – Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2008 Ford Focus One of my favorite cars in the first decade of the 21st Century has been the Ford Focus. … Continue reading

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Historiography: The Centennial of a Bitter Rivalry

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern A hundred years ago, the truck market grew by two luminary nameplates. In 1917, Ford introduced their first truck – the TT. The next year saw Chevrolet answer with their One Ton. Both trucks … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: Think “Country Squire”

Tweet 2010 Ford Flex SEL. Photo by Randy Stern The Monday after Jamie Foxx’s crew extolled the positive virtues of the Detroit area at the MGM Grand Casino in Greektown (and live on Sirius XM), some good news came out … 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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Throwback Review: The Oversized Smart Phone

Tweet 2011 Ford Edge Limited AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2011 Ford Edge Before I dive into what the title of this post means, I need to go back in … Continue reading

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