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More “Aloha” For The Money

Tweet 2018 Hyundai Kona SEL – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2018 Hyundai Kona Back in June, I had my first drive in the 2018 Hyundai Kona in Detroit. This car exhibited an … Continue reading

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Historiography: Making Of A New Brand

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern How do you start a brand? It depends on the brand itself and the people behind it. You can start from the ground up, flushed with capital for a global debut with products, management, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Forbidden Fruit Vehicles – Part 3

Tweet The sudden interest in non-USA market automobiles are on the rise – again. We will be looking into the importation of cars that were once “forbidden fruit” thanks to Federal regulations and Customs law. In the meantime, one can … Continue reading

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Quickies: An Aloha From Detroit

Tweet 2018 Hyundai Kona Ultimate AWD – All Photos by randy Stern A few years ago, I attended the media drive for the current Hyundai Tucson. The company knew it had to grow its SUV/crossover lineup in order to compete … Continue reading

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Quickies: The Sum of Veloster’s Value Equation

Tweet 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Ultimate – All Photos by Randy Stern Remember those fun-to-drive and relatively affordable little sports cars? We had a lot back in my day. They ranged from very small roadsters – such as the MG … Continue reading

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What Do You Call This SUV?

Tweet 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern How important is the SUV to Hyundai’s bottom line? Well… A few years ago, I attended the media drive for the 2016 Hyundai Tucson. The message … Continue reading

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Quickies: As Published Elsewhere (Volume I)

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern “Um, how come you do not publish a review in for every vehicle you drive in Victory & Reseda?” It’s a question I get from time-to-time. However, it came out of a situation where … Continue reading

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Progress in Motion

Tweet 2018 Hyundai Accent Limited – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2018 Hyundai Accent Did you know that the Hyundai Accent has the longest lineage of any vehicle in the brand’s lineup? Yes, … 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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#VOTY10: …And The Winner Is…

Tweet All photos by Randy Stern #VOTY09 yielded a resounding winner. A winner reflecting on the future of the automotive industry and trumpeting a sea change at a much-maligned brand. What about this year? The shortlist reflected a hodgepodge of … Continue reading

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