Monthly Archives: January 2011

Review: 2011 Infiniti M56x

I’ve written a few reviews recently that upon reflection seem to suggest that I can find fault with just about anything. Not true. I expect a lot out of cars, though, and there is a slim handful that I don’t … Continue reading

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Yankee Driver on

  Just a quick note to point you toward (and later in print in the Boston Globe) where I wrote a piece on auto makers and Gen Y. Read it here:  

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NHTSA announces stupidity prevention rule

Now, we’re down to the seeds and stems of automotive safety, and NHTSA’s got to manufacture things for itself to mandate. Soon, you’re going to see rear-view cameras and video screens to help America’s dumb avoid killing fewer than 300 people a year because they’re too fat or lazy to look out the back window. Continue reading

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Review: 2011 Honda Odyssey Touring Elite

I’ll put this right up front: I don’t get the modern minivan. A little minivan history: when Chrysler first introduced the Dodge Caravan and its badge-engineered cousin, the Plymouth Voyager back in 1984, I got them just fine. I didn’t … Continue reading

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