Historiography: Still Riding With a Panther

The answer above would be a proper response to the question of the Panther platform's longevity. It also serves as a reminder as to why Panther platform cars are recycled at a greater rate than any vehicle ever made in the past 35 years. Everywhere you go – regardless of the average income of a neighborhood, you will find more than one such rear-wheel drive dinosaur driving around the block.

Rental Car Review: The First Ford Fusions

By the mid-2000s, Ford reached a point where they had to do something about their mid-sized sedan offering. With a lineage that included the Tempo and the Contour (the American version of the Mondeo), Ford needed something that fit perfectly between the Focus and the Taurus.

Quickies: A Pre-Historic List of Rental Car Reviews From The "Cutting Room Floor"

Prior to April of 2011, I tried my hand on automotive vehicle reviewing by talking about the cars I rented. They helped me understand what these vehicles were all about. I paid attention to their positive and negative attributes very closely. The result was informed opinions with the approach of living with each of these vehicles day in and day out.

Historiography: Like a Fox

TweetName one of the most enduring and memorable vehicle platforms of the past 40 years? There are several to choose from. Although, we tend…

My Favorite Vehicles of 1969

TweetThe year 1969 was the "calm after the storm." Or, was it? Richard M. Nixon was sworn in as the President of the United…

My Favorite Loss Leaders

Tweet Everyone loves a Grand Am! – All Photos by Randy Stern This decade saw six brands simply disappear from American showrooms: Pontiac, Saturn,…

My Favorite New Vehicle Unveilings

Tweet Over the years in my professional life, I have bore witness to a few exciting new things. These are otherwise known as "unveilings."…