Posts By: Derek Kreindler

By on April 20, 2015
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Exactly five years ago today, I walked into the offices of VerticalScope as a fresh faced 21 year old and began my career as an auto journalist. And now it’s over.

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By on April 16, 2015

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Mazda has managed to outsell Nissan in one major market. Any guesses?

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By on April 15, 2015

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We’re driving the Fiat 500X today. In the mean time, here are the top overnight stories.

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By on April 13, 2015

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Disparaging remarks uttered by Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech have led to speculation that the legendary auto exec is positioning himself to oust VW’s current CEO, Martin Winterkorn, a one-time ally of Piech who has overseen substantial growth during his tenure.

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By on April 13, 2015

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Sydney, Australia is looking to see what costs motorists are willing to bear in terms of road tolls before they decide the time savings isn’t worth it.

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By on April 10, 2015

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Alex Dykes, the hardest working man at TTAC, will be late with his review this week.  He will return to his regularly scheduled timeslot next week.

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By on April 9, 2015

A Volt from the blue...

“When someone thinks of an electric vehicle, they don’t think of Chevrolet; they think Toyota or Tesla.”

-Jamaal McCoy, general manager of Findlay Chevrolet in Las Vegas, quoted by the Wall Street Journal.

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By on April 9, 2015

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Royal Dutch Shell and Gordon Murray will partner on a new city car project, based heavily on Murray’s T25 city car project. The vehicle, dubbed Project M, is described as a “simple, practical global city car”.

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By on April 9, 2015

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In a move that could dismantle one of the pillars of traditional auto worker compensation, GM is seeking to end defined-benefit pension plans for new hires at its Oshawa plant.

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By on April 9, 2015

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First it was the Toyota Venza. Now the Honda Crosstour is being sent to the farm where it can be with other, odd-looking pseudo-CUV type vehicles.

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