Commentary: The End of All Decades

It not because there had some low spots in my life – health, career focus, and social life. It is because I had been living in constant change over the past four decades in my life. This decade ends as I continue to work in the industry I love. But, not without some costs to my health and in other areas.

The Cross Country's Next Act

Remember the first Volvo Cross Country wagons? Then, you might remember the first generation V70 wagons. The first Cross Country wagon arrived for 1998 as a new twist on the burgeoning SUV trend.

Commentary: This is For Real, Now

It may be done, but there's plenty of shouting that might happen sometime afterward. Before the shouting starts, I better take a look at this deal to see if this is a good one for the combined companies, especially when it pertains to North American operations, employment, and market presence.

My Favorite Vehicles Of The 2010s

The history of this website almost spanned the entire decade – I rebranded it in 2011. Yet, I have done some reviews on the old blog the year prior. Remembering those will be a challenge in itself because most of the vehicles on this list would be from 2011 and onward.

Historiography: The Biggest Award of Them All

Those of us who shower the manufacturers with these awards have good intentions of handing off the hardware to a worthy winner. We want to see who is the best of them all. We want to demonstrate that our editorial integrity is on the line when we present our trophy or plaque to celebrate their achievements.

#VOTY19: Breaking Down The Finalists

Though it may look like it is just the usual suspects, there are a few differences for this year's Finalists than in past years. Some facts may just surprise you.