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Robert Duffer


Robert Duffer is an award-winning writer, editor, teacher, and automotive journalist working for outlets such as,, U.S. News Best Cars, Motor Authority, Green Car Reports, The Car Connection, and others. As the former autos editor for the Chicago Tribune, Robert reported on stories of national and local significance, and his syndicated auto review column was available to hundreds of media outlets through the Tribune Publishing wire service. 

A master’s graduate of Columbia College Chicago and Skip Barber Racing School, Robert believes in the Oxford comma, hybrid powertrains, and the minivan as the greatest utility vehicle. He is a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association.

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2019 Toyota Highlander vs. 2019 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

The Toyota Highlander and Honda Pilot are perennial best-selling three-row SUVs that helped shape America’s most... Read More »

Robert Duffer Aug. 29, 2019

Refreshed 2020 Buick Enclave: All You Need to Know

After a complete redesign for 2018 , the second-generation Buick Enclave receives modest tech upgrades and a new Sport... Read More »

Robert Duffer Aug. 21, 2019

Refreshed 2020 Audi Q7: All You Need to Know

Audi is refreshing their Q7 midsize crossover for 2020, giving it a new look on the outside and inside. The... Read More »

Robert Duffer Aug. 14, 2019

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