'Tis the season of numerous, often useless, lists aimed at auto consumers. As the holidays approach, everybody ó car magazines, websites, auto blogs ó gets in on the 10 best act, with consumer-focused lists to tell you everything you did or didn't want to know about your next car.
The recent cold snap was a reminder that the perils of winter driving are just around the corner.
When we think of small cars, typically images pop up of dull, featureless eco-boxes, efficient perhaps but devoid of fun.
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A confirmed car guy since learning to drive a Mini in his native England, John McCormick has been covering the auto industry in Detroit for two decades. When heís not attending new vehicle launches and industry events, John exercises the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S and Ducati 749S he keeps in his garage.
John worked for Britainís prestigious CAR magazine before joining AutoWeek and subsequently Wardís Auto World in Detroit. Today John is one of the leading US-based international automotive writers, contributing to publications in every major market around the world. He is on the juries of several annual automotive awards including the World Car of the Year.
- John can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More on John
- Favorite car: Lamborghini Gallardo.
- Favorite weekend pursuit #1: Track day on the Ducati.
- Favorite weekend pursuit #: As a private pilot, enjoys rides in friendís military jets.
- Favorite websites: www.bbcnews.com, www.autosport.com, www.speedtv.com, www.sniffpetrol.com
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