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Which Half-Ton Pickup is The Best?

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern There are currently six full-sized half-ton pickups to choose from in the U.S.A. I know, big deal! However, please understand why this topic is important. By volume, the pickup truck is the backbone of … Continue reading

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Rogue (Plus) One

Tweet 2017 Nissan Rogue SV AWD – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Nissan Rogue Yes, I will admit I went a bit overboard on talking about the Nissan-Lucasfilm-Disney-Star Wars marketing tie-up in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Forbidden Fruit – Round Two

Tweet Over the past few years, the gap between things we (USA people) cannot have and could possibly get have narrowed. Part of it due to the limitation on importing vehicles outside of the country – whether the regulation is … Continue reading

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The Year of The Pathfinder

Tweet 2017 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum 4WD – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder Nissan has declared 2017 as their “Year of The Truck.” It is with plenty of fanfare to help … Continue reading

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L.A. 2016: Oh, Look, Stormtroopers!

Tweet I would’ve gone to the Los Angeles Auto Show this year. But… Excuses, excuses. You heard it all. And, you probably heard how much the marketing tie-up between Nissan and Disney/Lucasfilm created an attractive exhibit this year on the … Continue reading

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Commentary: Mitsubishi + Nissan + Renault = ???

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern It has happened. “It” being the folding of Mitsubishi Motors into the Renault Nissan Alliance. It was announced at a press conference with Alliance chairman Carlos Ghosn stating that he will chair Mitsubishi, as well … Continue reading

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#MAMA16FR – 25 Years in The Making

Tweet A typical Wednesday morning at Autobahn Country Club – All Photos by Randy Stern Why is the Midwest Automotive Media Association such an honor to be a member of? A discussion with one of its board members came up … Continue reading

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Nissan Raises The Hybrid SUV Ante

Tweet Is there a worse time to build an all new hybrid? Nissan laid the Altima Hybrid to rest in 2011. Despite higher fuel prices than today the Altima Hybrid did not sell well. Nissan, under Carlos Ghosn, has always … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Nissan-Mitsubishi Affair – Part II

Tweet Before you start putting Nissan badges on this car… – Photo by Randy Stern There is a lot more to this story than you think… Previously, my collaborator, Tyler Lipa, discussed the root cause that brought Nissan to pay … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Nissan-Mitsubishi Affair – Part I

Tweet 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage – Photo by Randy Stern Being something you’re not is worse than not being the best. Mitsubishi is far from the most successful car company right now. Sometimes the pressure to improve can lead to shortcuts … Continue reading

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