Skip to content

Driving

MCALEER: Corvette-eating sinkhole filled

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Corvette Museum fills sinkhole One of the more bizarre stories of late in the automotive realm was the sinkhole that opened up in the middle of the Corvette Museum, causing severa
REVIEW: Audi's secret supercar

REVIEW: Audi's secret supercar

When I was a kid, supercars came in an accepted shape. There weren't that many around, but you could still spot them a mile away: wedgy, low, enormous spoilers and so many vents you'd think somebody had been attacking the bodywork with an axe.
REVIEW: GTI reclaims the hot hatch throne

REVIEW: GTI reclaims the hot hatch throne

Thirty years ago, Canada got its first taste of a new kind of flavour: the hot hatchback. Released in 1976 in Europe, it took nearly a decade to reach our shores, and even then it came in a slightly watered-down version. It didn't matter.

MCALEER: Westfalia fans drive as fast as they want to

Slow. Slow and slightly noisy. Slow and slightly noisy and incredibly boxy with so-so handling. Or, in other words: perfect.
REVIEW: Honda Accord hits the gym

REVIEW: Honda Accord hits the gym

There’s no denying that Mr. Soichiro Honda was a genius, but he also nearly ran his company into the ground.
MCALEER: Good and evil drove French classic

MCALEER: Good and evil drove French classic

Like any child of the 1980s, I grew up reading the stories of Tintin, thrilling to the exploits of the boy detective, laughing at the antics of Captain Haddock and Snowy, and being slightly bemused that one time he blew up a rhinoceros with dynamite.

Stop to help ducks on road ends in tragedy

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Montreal woman convicted of criminal negligence after stopping car to save ducklings Now here's a news item that's splitting the country right down the middle.
MCALEER: Manual camp aims to shift opinions

MCALEER: Manual camp aims to shift opinions

The manual transmission is a relic of the past, fading from the options lists of everything from the Porsche GT3 to the Audi A4.
MCALEER: Volvo wagon goes vroom

MCALEER: Volvo wagon goes vroom

Wagon, hö! It's nearly the last bastion of the compact wagon, but the European luxury manufacturers still provide offerings that appeal to those who don't want a crossover like everybody else. Not that there are all that many to choose from.

MCALEER: Dodge Hellcat as wild as it sounds

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Dodge unleashes the Hellcat Gas is past the $1.50 mark per litre. Emissions concerns and climate change worries rule the headlines.
push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks