These executives receive extensive media training. They know exactly what to say to curry favor with the media. This is a great example of that. Mark Reuss is lionized as a "car guy", for the small, small price of championing wagons to enthusiast publications. » 1/27/14 4:45pm 1/27/14 4:45pm

This. Wagons are a non-entity, crossovers are not only here to stay, but growing and eating into other segments. This is not a disputable fact. I like wagons. I've owned manual wagons. But projecting your own tastes or ideas of what the market "should be" versus seeing reality for what it is doesn't do anyone any favors. » 1/25/14 2:41pm 1/25/14 2:41pm

A great example of how the oft-ignored retail sector (ignored by enthusiasts) can drive product decisions. Meanwhile, Infiniti gets to keep cranking out a car that is probably paid for, well liked in the market and seemingly a better drive than the Q50. » 1/24/14 5:56pm 1/24/14 5:56pm