#VOTY19 – The Long List!

We told you that #VOTYiscoming. It is now here! Today is the today we present the Long List for the 2019 Victory & Reseda Vehicle of The Year Award!

Commentary: The Stage is Set For a Truck Summit in Minneapolis

Thanks to your patronage, the local economy experiences an annual economic impact of $19 Million. Over 41 percent of that figure goes into activities outside of the Minneapolis Convention Center – dining, staying overnight at a nearby hotel, attending a Timberwolves game at Target Center, visiting the Walker Art Museum, buying toiletries you forget to pack at the downtown Target, and so forth.

Driving a Hedgehog

That cute blue video game hero that you played with on your Sega console was quite an inspiration. Perhaps an inspiration for General Motors to create a subcompact car for a global market becoming the video game's namesake…they did – in 2011.

Commentary: FCA + Groupe PSA = Will This Deal Work?

The news flashed with a proposed merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Groupe PSA. A merger being worked out after both corporate governance boards agreed upon the initial terms of the tie-up. While we could see the formation of the world's fourth-largest automaker, both parties envision themselves as a larger "mobility company" investing towards the advancement of vehicle sharing, electrification, and autonomous driving technologies.

On The Dial: All Hail (The) Rock & Roll (Hall of Fame)!

Last week, they released their nominee list for the class of 2020 to be inducted into Cleveland's home for popular music history. When the nominees were released, SiriusXM's Volume channel jumped on the discussion of which artists were worthy of nomination and eventual induction.

Ready for Heavy Off-Road Duty

When General Motors set out to create the newest generation of full-sized pickup trucks, they knew that they had to match the competition at their game. But, how?

Quickies: In Search of The Ultimate Driving Experience

When I was a kid, BMW not only claimed they were the Ultimate Driving Machine – they backed it up. If you have driven a 2002 or an E12 5-Series, then you get why BMW can make that claim. They drive like nothing else sold in this country. Their performance was coupled with excellent driving dynamics matched with a driver-focused design. All other BMWs were expected to follow these tenets for time and eternity.