About Victory & ResedaVictory & Reseda is a website/blog telling the story of the automobile through the eyes of freelance automotive writer Randy Stern and friends. This website/blog serves as a virtual intersection of the automobile, its culture, the past, present and future of personal transportation. It also features travel pieces that center on the automotive experience.
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Category Archives: Automotive Industry
Tweet The 2017 Audi S6 at the site of this year’s Super Bowl – Photo by Randy Stern The Super Bowl is happening within miles of my doorstep. The fifty-second rendition of the National Football League’s biggest show will kick … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Service. It is the most important part of the automobile ownership experience. If something is wrong with your vehicle, you want it fixed. If you are unable to do your own maintenance, the service … Continue reading
Tweet Still the champion… – All Photos by Randy Stern The numbers are in. How did 2017 fare at the car dealerships? There was a moment when the goal of scaling over 17 million automotive units in the USA was … Continue reading
Tweet Why does the Lamborghini Urus exist? Why does the Bentley Bentayga get all of the attention these days? Why, oh why… Not exactly eternal questions, but they do point to a factor that we have seen recently that actually … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Did you know that such-and-such automotive brand is the proud sponsor of such-and-such sports team? Yes, sponsorship. It is all about how proud a sports team, award, event, charity, building, and so forth is to … Continue reading
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
Tweet October 20, 2017, will become a date in Australia’s infamy. That will be the day when General Motors’ production facility in Elizabeth, South Australia will close for good. It will also mark the end of automobile production in Australia … Continue reading
Tweet No, we didn’t drive that… – All Photos by Randy Stern For the fourth time since 2012, I returned to the Midwest Automotive Media Association’s annual Fall Rally. This was my third time attending this event at the Autobahn … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern I really wanted a vacation… For some, a vacation is a week away from home, going somewhere enjoyable, and doing something relaxing. I should be doing that. I know I have to do that. … Continue reading