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Automobiles Editor — New York Times
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Automobiles Editor of The New York Times. Native Jayhawk, former Detroiter, sometime Woodstocker. Friend of hummus.

BEHIND THE WHEEL/2002 Cadillac Escalade; A Mammoth Appetite And Creature Comforts

nytimes.com — WHEN the six blind men of Indostan approached the elephant of the Hindu fable, their perceptions were colored by where they stood. Certainly, if you grasped the tail of the beast, you might think you held a rope; the ear could indeed be mistaken for a fan; and the trunk was very like a snake.

Mr. Mayor, Please Stop Calling San Antonio the 7th Largest City

therivardreport.com — I was born in San Antonio, I love this city and plan to spend the rest of my life here. I am also a huge fan of Mayor Julián Castro. His ambitions for San Antonio are large and he is making great progress. But his marketing of the city has one fatal flaw.

New This Week: 'Driven' Video Reviews by Tom Voelk

wheels.blogs.nytimes.com — In his Behind the Wheel review in this weekend's Automobiles section, Ezra Dyer notes that a spacious trunk has always been part of the appeal of the Chevy Impala, and cites the capacity of a previous generation of that sedan to swallow cases of Tylenol PM and K-Y jelly.
Dec 20, 2014

NYT Autos: John Pearley Huffman reviews the 2015 Ford Mustang. nytimes.com/2014/12/21/aut…

Dec 20, 2014

This is cool. No, I mean hot. Really, it's cool. RT @jackshafer: Hot lava on snow action right now. bit.ly/1HfYv3w

Dec 19, 2014

RT @PostBaron: Did @nytimes & editorial writer @londonoe play a role in bringing about change in U.S.-Cuba relations? wpo.st/ziiy

Dec 19, 2014

One great pleasure of last yr was working with Tom Voelk on video reviews. What a pro! Lucky for you, he's staying on nytimes.com/2014/12/18/aut…

Dec 19, 2014

Finally going to have time for #Serial. No spoilers, please.

Dec 18, 2014

Niche automaker Spyker declared bankrupt in Netherlands. Still, Victor Muller quotes Churchill: “This is not the end"

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