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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.
Oct 21, 2014

"Swift Boat" commando parachutes into Kansas to shore up Sen Roberts's campaign. blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/…

Oct 21, 2014

Michigan Gov @onetoughnerd signs bill toughening restrictions on direct sales by automakers, including @TeslaMotors. detroitnews.com/story/business…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @JonHeymanCBS: David Ortiz enters field, announcing, with a smile, "I'm a media!"

Oct 21, 2014

RT @Automotive_News: BREAKING: #Daimler has sold its 4% stake in #Tesla. Cooperation between the two on automotive projects is unaffected. pic.twitter.com/8opoGN3B5A

Oct 21, 2014

"Estimated Value: $50,000" RT @wsjeyesonroad: So what would you pay to have lunch w/ $Ford CEO Mark Fields? charitybuzz.com/catalog_items/…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @BCAppelbaum: So if you ignored the stock market over the last two weeks you missed absolutely nothing.

Oct 21, 2014

NYT Autos: Video review of a $66,000 Kia. Not by LeBron James, alas. nytimes.com/2014/10/22/aut…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @Laurie_Garrett: Blowback: #Rwanda - all travelers frm USA must undergo special #Ebola checks and be monitored for 21 days. Tif 4 tat? usatoday.com/story/news/wor…

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