Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we've got reports from The Wall Street Journal, Japanese Nostalgic Car, and Hooniverse.

Former GM Marketing Boss Joel Ewanick Speaks - The Wall Street Journal

Joel Ewanick is a colorful character, and his ouster last year from GM was pretty controversial. But now he's back. And he has stuff to say. Things and stuff.

For the first time since his ousting from General Motors Co. last year, Joel Ewanick poked his head back into the public arena answering questions about the automotive industry on the Madison Ave Insights web site.

ART CORNER: Makoto Komori’s children’s book illustrations - Japanese Nostalgic Car

More a "must look" than "must read," this stuff is just awesome.

Makoto Komori is a Japanese children’s book illustrator, and one of his favorite subjects happens to be 1960s nostalgic cars. He often incorporates them into his whimsical stories in which the vehicles, with eyes for headlights, find themselves on brilliantly drawn adventures.

2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive In Nurburg Germany - Hooniverse

Our friends at Hooniverse had acccess to a Panamera Turbo Executive at the Nurburgring. They used it well.

The Panamera nudged slightly as we turned into Brünnchen. One of the most noted corner sections of the Nürburgring Nordschleife, it can be described as a bowl of sorts with spectators gathered behind the barriers, having left their enthusiast cars on the gravelly parking lot. Most of the Nürburgring accident videos you see are shot right here, as the rising corner often takes drivers by surprise.