Category Archives: Automotive Industry

Historiography: The Epic Failures

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

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Commentary: Making Things Right at Ren Center

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

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Reliving The Dream at Road America – Part 2

Tweet The Weapon – 2014 Buick Regal GS AWD. All Photos by Randy Stern There is one more tale to tell from the 2014 Midwest Automotive Media Association’s Spring Rally. It was one that I wanted to accomplish for a … Continue reading

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Reliving The Dream at Road America – Part 1

Tweet The author – and, yes, that is the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C! Photo by Jiyan Cadiz/Fiat Chrysler Automobile for Victory & Reseda It has been a year since my first Midwest Automotive Media Association Spring Rally. A lot has … Continue reading

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Commentary: The New Book of Marchionne

Tweet A good cover photograph for the new book. Photo (c) Chrysler Group LLC “Today is much more than a new chapter. We are beginning to write a completely new book.” These were amongst the first words Sergio Marchionne said … Continue reading

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The Gofer On Wheels

Tweet 2014 Hyundai Elantra SE sedan. All Photos by Randy Stern All things must come full circle. When working with vehicles to review, the focus is usually turned onto the singular subject. If one works to review every vehicle in … Continue reading

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Commentary: Exploring #TheNew

Tweet #TheNew… Photo by Randy Stern There is a lot to be said about a television commercial. If you consider the millions of dollars spent on a minute or two to capture our attention away from the lopsided Super Bowl, … Continue reading

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2014 – A Celebration Year

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern Back in 2011, I rebranded this site as an automotive blog with intention. Victory & Reseda is not just a name of a blog. It is an actual geographic location – an intersection of two … Continue reading

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Quickies: Two of Three (New) Diamonds

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Just when the pundits, the analysts, and the skeptics were predicting the demise of Mitsubishi Motors in North America, there are still signs of life over at the three-diamond brand. Though volumes were at … Continue reading

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“Is This a Gumball Machine?”

Tweet 2014 Dodge Durango R/T AWD. All photos by Randy Stern You have seen the commercials, right? The ones where Will Farrell reprises his role of San Diego’s greatest television news personality Ron Burgundy? Your comments have been wide spread … Continue reading

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