Category Archives: Commentary

Commentary: A Change at Cadillac House

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern It is true…Johan De Nysschen is out at Cadillac! This past week, General Motors made a very important decision regarding the future of Cadillac. They essentially replaced De Nysschen with Steve Carlisle, who ran GM … Continue reading

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Commentary: A Blizzard Full of Social Media Rancor

Tweet “Don’t look behind the Ford EcoSport…” – Photo by Randy Stern Winter decided to create havoc in the Twin Cities – again! This is not the first time we had significant snowfall in the Twin Cities in mid-April. Back … Continue reading

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Commentary: Car Season is Back…From The Freezer!

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern It was Saturday. We had significant snowfall through the week, but it enabled a brief gap of recovery for the Twins home opener. However, tradition states that the first MN Cars & Coffee would … Continue reading

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Commentary: Subscribe To Your Car Here…

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern The 2019 Volvo XC40 had a great launch in March of 2018. Over 1,000 units were spoken for in the USA alone, according to published sales figures. A percentage of those units sold came from … Continue reading

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Commentary: “Potholes in My Lawn”

Tweet Photo by Randy Stern How was your winter? Ours was “interesting.” It is a way we Minnesotans express our feelings when we know we had it bad or indifferent. To be honest, it was a very indifferent winter. However, … Continue reading

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Commentary: Reclaiming Conner Avenue

Tweet Could *this* happen at the old Conner Avenue plant in the near future? – Photo by Randy Stern Remember when Fiat Chrysler Automobiles closed the Walter P. Chrysler Museum on their Auburn Hills, Michigan campus? The biggest question that … Continue reading

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Commentary: Are You Ready for the Twin Cities Auto Show?

Tweet Me, being interviewed for Univision Minnesota at the 2016 Twin Cities Auto Show – Photo from the Victory & Reseda archives Chicago was a memory. Twin Cities is on the clock. Auto shows used to be a big thing … Continue reading

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Commentary: Seven Years of Good Luck

Tweet Rarely do I especially talk about my work in some Twin Cities-based lifestyle magazine. This year marks my seventh year with Lavender Magazine. It is my other primary outlet for my work these days, with over 17,000 copies in … Continue reading

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Chicago 2018: The Reasons Why We Go

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Throughout the nation and indeed the world, there is a type of event that happens in almost every major city. Although there are major destinations, these shows serve multiple purposes. These are auto shows … Continue reading

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Commentary: 54 Cycles Around the Earth

Tweet Just leave, please? – Photo by Randy Stern Another cycle around the sun. Another year under my belt. And, it’s tough to not complain about it. This 54th annual celebration of this automotive media person’s birth comes with an … Continue reading

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