About Victory & ResedaVictory & Reseda is a blog telling the story of the automobile through the eyes of freelance automotive writer Randy Stern. This blog serves as a virtual intersection of the automobile, its culture, the past, present and future of personal transportation.
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Tweet There’s a car on any given lot that gets your attention every time you pass by it. It may have been for sale for weeks – even months. Yet, when you see that particular car, you always think “why … Continue reading
Tweet Photo by Randy Stern The sales numbers are in! Let’s see who made out big in 2014… First off, General Motors sold the most of any manufacturer in the USA. The final tally came to over 2.9 million units … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern What is this thing they call “4G LTE?” I have been hearing about this for a year now. As I understand it, it is the fastest current speed your smart phone could connect to. … Continue reading
Tweet A family resemblance? All Photos by Randy Stern “Like peas in a pod.” Or, would you rather think “Reese’s peanut butter cup?” The story of Porsche and Volkswagen has always been intertwined with each other. It is a story … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern When I committed to writing about automobiles over baseball, it was a liberating experience. The results have been many. Doors opened and experiences multiplied through the journey of covering the automotive industry and its … Continue reading
Tweet Wait, that Buick rendering sort of looks like me! All Photos by Randy Stern You hear that cheering in the background? It is because General Motors is going ahead and replacing one of its more popular vehicles. Though reports … Continue reading
TweetDo you remember your first Hyundai? Could it be one of the first ones sold here in the USA? It was only twenty-eight years ago when the first Hyundai Excel sold in the States. That year, Hyundai sold 168,882 of … Continue reading
Tweet The way forward in Brazil? Photo by Randy Stern So…are you in the midst of World Cup fever? If you saw the heroic win by the U.S. Men’s National Team against Ghana, you might be. Look, futbol may seem … Continue reading
Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Not everything goes the way as it was intended. Selling a new brand in the USA is not as easy as you think. The impetus begins with good intentions, but somehow the idea of … Continue reading
TweetYesterday, Marry Barra vowed to make things right at General Motors. The CEO at GM spoke on the company’s reaction to the Valukas Report regarding the ignition switch failures on North American Delta platform compacts, the Pontiac Solstice and the … Continue reading