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Cold as a Six-Pot Passat

Tweet 2017 Volkswagen Passat V6 SEL Premium – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Volkswagen Passat If one car made a huge impression on me in 2016 – it was the Volkswagen Passat. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2016

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern #VOTY16 has been awarded. The editorial calendar has turned over a new year. It is cause for celebration! There is one more bit of business to take care of. As a tradition, I sit … 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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What Would Randy Buy…the 2016 Edition

Tweet It actually looks good in front of the house… All Photos by Randy Stern Last September, I explored the question that you have been asking me for too long. It seems that you all think I have some magic … Continue reading

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The Winning Drive

Tweet 2016 Volkswagen Passat SE – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2016 Volkswagen Passat Don’t you love it when people react to comparisons…because their horse didn’t win? Seriously? Your car did not win … Continue reading

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Commentary: Is $18 Billion Enough?

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern $18 billion is how much it costs to lie to consumers. Volkswagen AG has reached a settlement with the EPA to rectify an issue with their 2.0 liter TDI engines. VW will initiate a three-pronged … Continue reading

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Commentary: Is Skoda Coming Here?

Tweet Skoda is coming to North America…maybe. Obviously, this was a surprise news item. Automotive News broke this story, as Volkswagen AG has been trying to find a way to offset sales losses across the group. In North America, that … 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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Commentary: How Should I Cover The Continuing Story?

Tweet “So, Randy, what is your take on the whole Volkswagen crisis?” Seems to be that everyone thinks I have the answer to what was happening at Volkswagen AG, let alone Volkswagen of America. It is a hot subject due … Continue reading

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Driving Confidence

Tweet A Victory & Reseda review of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Can a car give a driver confidence and competence behind the wheel? A lot of cars can. Some are more equal than others towards accomplishing driver competency. Yet, … Continue reading

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