Posts By: Tim Healey

By on January 22, 2021

Following up on my previous review of the 2020 BMW X5 M Competition, I’ve got another luxurious “sporty” crossover in my crosshairs. Today’s target: The 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. Except this one has at least some Italian heritage, instead of German. Trading schnitzel for stringozzi, so to speak.

By on January 20, 2021

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The good ship Ford has been quite leaky lately. And the automaker is pinning the blame on its suppliers.

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By on January 20, 2021

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In about two hours, Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. What does this mean for the auto industry?

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By on January 15, 2021

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Hey gang, the boss here.

Thanks to a directive from our corporate masters, we’re off on Monday.

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By on January 14, 2021

Ridiculousness is a word – I checked. And it describes the vehicle I am about to tell y’all about perfectly. Ya see, the BMW X5 M Competition is a perfectly fine luxury crossover that BMW decided needed a bit more spice. Never mind that the X5 has generally been one of the sportier of the […]

By on January 12, 2021

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The Consumer Electronics Show, typically held in Las Vegas in January, is virtual this year. Because of the coronavirus, as I am sure you’d expect.

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By on January 11, 2021

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The 2021 Detroit Auto Show has been canceled.

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By on January 11, 2021

Every year before 2020, automotive journalists descended on Detroit for the North American International Auto Show at this time in January. Bleary-eyed scribes shook off their hangovers from Sunday’s pre-show parties and new-model unveilings and rolled into Cobo (now TCF) Center early on Monday morning to hear which vehicles won the North American Car and Truck Of the Year vote.

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By on January 8, 2021

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It’s new logo week! First, Kia, now GM.

And we’re batting two for two on the perplexion scale.

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By on January 8, 2021

Move aside, Jeff Bezos, as Elon Musk is now the world’s richest man. At least according to CNBC.

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By on January 7, 2021

Like a lot of people, I’ve been driving less on average since the pandemic began. This presents a problem when part of your job requires testing cars.

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By on January 5, 2021

 

Late last year we reported that thanks to the coronavirus and its impact on suppliers, Ford Bronco production would be delayed, saying “customers will receive a delivery window in May 2021. First customer deliveries will now begin in summer 2021 instead of spring 2021.”

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By on January 4, 2021

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392

We know the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 392 Rubicon and its 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque is on its way to market. Now we have an inkling on price.

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By on December 31, 2020

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I don’t have much to say — you already know we’re on a light schedule until Monday. So I will keep this short.

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By on December 30, 2020

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While on the subject of holiday ads, I have another beef with a different automaker than yesterday.

Today’s target: Ford.

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