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Bringing in the Heat

Two big guns join the team.
| Jan 07, 2013
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Motor City Blogman

Optimism and 14.4 Million Sold in 2012

Last year was a very good one for the U.S. car and light truck market. Americans bought 14.4 million of them in 2012
| Jan 03, 2013
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Motor City Blogman

2012 - Year In Review

This year, I’m going from memory, because, if you can’t remember it off the top of your head, how is it a highlight/lowlight?
| Dec 27, 2012
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It’s Almost Over, Though It’s Never Really Over, as GM Buys Treasury Shares

To free-marketers and Republicans, it will be $12 billion forever lost to a failed American automaker.
| Dec 21, 2012
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Motor City Blogman

2012 European Auto Sales

Audi, BMW and Mercedes are the only winners in recession-plagued Europe.
| Dec 20, 2012
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McLaren X-1

Expensive Amateurism.
| Dec 18, 2012
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GM’s Real Truck Problem is Lack of Innovation, Not Excess Inventory

The upgrades to the 2014 half-tons would make for a decent mid-cycle refresh.
| Dec 13, 2012
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The Lincoln Motor Company is no Lexus

The 2013 MKZ is quite good, but it’s not enough.
| Dec 13, 2012
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Vile Gossip

Our 24th Annual AoY

The best week of the year.
| Dec 12, 2012
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Noise, Vibration & Harshness

Going, Going, Gone

AM Radio hasn't died, but it is being killed.
| Dec 11, 2012
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Dyer Consequences

Clutch Performance

We're driving up a hill in a new Dodge Dart when the revs start climbing, independent of the car's speed.
| Dec 10, 2012
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Vile Gossip

Generation of Heroes

Racing's goddess, Miss Linda Vaughn
| Nov 27, 2012
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Noise, Vibration & Harshness

The True Cost Of Luxury

Today, the only thing limited about German limited editions is the number of buyers able to pay the freight over the typically highly competent models they supplement.
| Nov 19, 2012
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Dyer Consequences

Almost Perfect

The pace of automotive improvement accelerates each year.
| Nov 12, 2012
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By Design

Honda Accord

Invincible invisibility.
| Nov 02, 2012
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Noise, Vibration & Harshness

A Boy's First Sinkhole

Back when I went away to college, my folks said something to the effect of, "Bye! See ya!" And that was that.
| Oct 26, 2012

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