At 10,000 feet and above the air becomes thin and saps the energy of both humans and vehicles. Stepping out of my Range Rover at the 13,188-foot-high Mosquito Pass in Colorado, I try jogging ahead on the trail to take some photos and quickly feel breathless. But in the flagship sport utility vehicle from Land Rover, the effect of mastering high altitude passes is less obvious.
'Daddy don't drive that Eldorado no more.' The words from a Steely Dan song rang out at the Interlochen concert hall in northern Michigan and brought to mind the solid bond between cars and music.
In the midst of seemingly endless product recalls, General Motors could do with a lift. And a positive event involving the giant automaker, rescued from bankruptcy by taxpayers just a few years ago, happened recently in an unlikely venue.
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