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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.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @ClydeHaberman: Further on Brooklyn cop shooting: How hard could it be for NYCHA to have stairwells properly lighted? nyti.ms/1F8qIIy

Nov 21, 2014

Ford likes to elevate the Mustang. First, atop Empire State. Now the Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building. youtube.com/watch?v=nlX6mm…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @davidjoachim: I hear it's the new Brooklyn - RT @michellehiggins: Affordable and Reliable, Queens Real Estate Ascends nyti.ms/1F8Sq7W

Nov 21, 2014

When a Mercedes S-Class just isn't ostentatious enough: The Maybach is back. nytimes.com/2014/11/21/aut… #LAAutoShow

Nov 21, 2014

RT @nickbunkley: #Ford says new F-150 has highest fuel-economy ratings of any fullsize pickup: 2.7L EcoBoost 4x2 rated at 19 city/26 hwy/22 combined.

Nov 21, 2014

Consult your doctor if this teaser commercial for Fiat 500X lasts more than four hours >>> youtube.com/watch?v=7lcc62…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @nytimes: No one can seem to persuade Staten Islanders that a myth about the Verrazano Bridge is untrue nyti.ms/1AsIM1S

Nov 21, 2014

NYPD officer shoots unarmed man in dim stairwell of Brooklyn housing project. nytimes.com/2014/11/22/nyr…

Nov 21, 2014

RT @ridestory: AMC Marlin designer Vince Geraci “There’s a fine line between unique and strange." via Hemmings Daily ow.ly/EFC6r

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