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We just heard from Tony Swan over at
C/D regarding the reduction of his role at the mag, which we reported on a couple of days back, mentioning that per Autoextremist, he was being pushed into early retirement. Swan replies: We'll admit that over the last couple of years, we haven't enjoyed Car and Driver or… Read more Read more
Since you apparently picked up the Auto Extremist rant without bothering to check for accuracy, let me correct you on a detail or two. 1. I am not retiring. I plan to remain on the
Car and Driver staff as a senior editor. 2. I was not pushed. As with John Phillips a few years back, I am merely stepping aside as exec. This move has been in the works for months. Thanks, Tony Swan
So there you have it, kids. Regardless of Swan/Csere/Hachette's motivations regarding his change in roles at the magazine, though, it's still somewhat of a dire time for American automotive print publishing. Thanks for the heads-up, Tony.
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