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Category Archives: Consumer Advice
What is a good car? That is a question that takes on individual meaning since not everyone agrees what a good car really is. Lots of consumers rely on pundits, enthusiasts and the Consumer Union to help them determine what a good car really is.
“So, Randy, what is a good car?”
Tweet A temporary mobility fix – All Photos by Randy Stern Let’s talk about mobility…again… I spent the week of the North American International Auto Show without working with a vehicle for publication. I figured I would utilize the entire … Continue reading
Tweet What’s that jingle, again? – Photo by Randy Stern You’re a car guy or woman. You have a project you must do at your home, townhome, condominium, mobile home…so forth. Yet, you need to get stuff…a lot of stuff. … Continue reading
TweetCan you drive a subcompact car in the dead of winter? This is a legitimate question to ask for those of us living in the northern climes. It is perhaps why we often look at this neck of the woods … Continue reading
Tweet Living in the northern climes has is challenges. If you are an automotive enthusiast in these parts, there is a question one must face: What are you going to do with the car you only drive between April and … Continue reading
Tweet I get a lot of questions. Sometimes, they end up being a game of 20 questions. Sure, I’ll comply. I’m not complaining, but I’ll comply and provide you what I know. That is until I hit a wall of … Continue reading
Tweet We are now seeing the birth of a new vehicle segment in America. Are you afraid now? You could be, but understand where this was coming from. It has been brewing for while – vehicles about 170 inches in … Continue reading
Tweet It is rare that a journalist with a specialty in vehicle review gets multiple stints in the same vehicle. That is, of course, said journalist specializes in a particular brand and/or model. Otherwise, we generalists try to bring in … Continue reading
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