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Los Angeles Auto Show 2015 highlight reel

I am so glad to be covering the LA Auto Show from the comfort of my home in southeast Michigan. 75 degrees and sunny? Ugh, it’s November, people! I look out my window and see two inches of snow blowing around in the yard on a cloudy 22-degree day, and I’m glad I’m not in California.

Am I being sarcastic? You can ponder that on your own time.
If I’d had the time, though, I would have braved California’s weather for the Los Angeles Auto Show. Continue reading

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52 Cars in 52 Weeks part 38: 2015 Lincoln MKC

It looked like we’d lost Lincoln for a couple of years, there. I’ll skip the history lesson; the short version is that, like a lot of classic American nameplates, the luxury brand languished a bit in the past couple of decades and looked to be on its way out. The same thing happened to Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Plymouth and Lincoln’s former partner Mercury. Thankfully, things seem to have turned around. Lincoln has a handsome new stylistic and technological direction that could, if properly tended, help secure a place for the brand in the automotive landscape. Continue reading