Welcome to Must Read, where we single out the best stories from around the automotive universe and beyond. Today we have reports from Road & Track, The New York Times, and Hemmings.

Malaysia's Secret Land Rover Graveyard ā€” Road & Track

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Who knew?

Elephants arenā€™t the only beasts that search for a secret, almost holy place to die. Thatā€™s also the case for old Land Rovers, because at some point in time, they all seem to end up in the Cameron Highlands.

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Police Are Getting the Militaryā€™s Leftover Armored Trucks ā€” The New York Times

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Ex-war vehicles = current cop vehicles. Should be interesting.

The Sept. 11 attacks and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have had a broad impact on American society. It could be argued that one of its vestiges has been a keen interest in armored vehicles by many police departments.

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The Minivan Turns 30 ā€” Hemmings

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Still lookin' good/boxy!

Every once in a while a new car actually stands up to the hype that automakers generate to tout it. When Chrysler introduced the Dodge Caravan/Plymouth Voyager in 1983, they declared a ā€œTransportation Revolution,ā€ and the all-new minivan truly was a revolution for American families.

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