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Mea Culpa

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Nobody asked me but . . . A couple of days ago I railed about Ford renaming the Five Hundred, the Taurus. And I was wrong when I said Ford would probably rename the Montego, the Merkur. Instead, Ford has decided to c...

2018 Mercedes AMG GT C Roadster – Paris Motor Show

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A debut from Mercedes-AMG is guaranteed to draw a crowd, and that’s just what happened here at the 2016 Paris

The new Track on the Block: Chuckwalla Valley Raceway

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Nobody asked me, but  . . . There’s a new race track in town . . . okay, so it’s not exactly “in town.” But nobody gets permission to build a race track in town these days so let’s just say it’s freeway close.  And...

Is GM the Next Toyota?

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Nobody asked me, but . . . More than a year ago, as I viewed GM's "situation," I only somewhat facetiously told colleagues that the best thing GM could do would be to simply shut down all its operations in the US and...

A Hack-Proof Computer. Really?

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  Nobody asked me, but . . . A press release popped up in my email recently and immediately caught my attention with the words WE MAKE EVERYTHING ELECTRONIC MORE SECURE as part of the headline. Identity...

2010 Mazda Mazda3

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Nobody asked me, but . . . The Mazda3 is a great success story.  The first generation sold for the past five years was purchased by nearly 2-million owners around the world.  One out of every three Mazdas sold worl...

1941 Buick ‘Woodie’ Wagon Is A Wonder On Wheels

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Owned by Yarmouth Port's Bill Bergstrom, a man who knows the palette of official Buick colors like most people know their children, this mammoth 1941 'Woodie' dubbed the Estate Wagon by Buick wears its spiffy maroon fenders as if they were pants that had just been put on for the first time. Bill has meticulously restored the car to be as authentic as possible. That's no small task considering that once you get past the front fenders, the remaining three quarters of the body is made of wood.

2007 Saturn Aura

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Nobody asked me, but . . . If 7-UP can call itself the Uncola, then I have every right to refer to the Saturn Aura as the UnCamry.  While they both seek the same audience—buyers of midsize sedans—they are, as the Bri...

2006 Lexus RX 400h

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Nobody asked me, but . . . The Lexus RX 330 is the best-selling luxury SUV on the market.  Not only does it carry the lowest emissions rating in the segment, it is also the highest mileage luxury sport utility vehicl...

PS I Love You

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  Nobody asked me, but . . . Dear Kevin, I know you’ve been wondering about the whereabouts of that S550 4Matic Merc you and your bride Jill dropped off with the valet at your hotel at LAX prior to y...