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Fiat 500 gets some sting

FOR the last few decades, Canadians shopping for a sporty Italian car had few choices. Option one, head over to Mr.
Toyota Tundra picks up important mission

Toyota Tundra picks up important mission

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Toyota Tundra to haul space shuttle Somehow, while Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet were all arguing over who was king of the pickup-truck hill, Toyota managed to sneak in under the rada

It may soon be time to say RIP to DIY

MY car needs an oil change. As it happens, I have three options.

VW gears up for another round of the Golf

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Seventh heaven for Volkswagen Golf The Germans have been playing Golf since 1974 and they've just decided to go for another round.
Mazda legend a blast from the past

Mazda legend a blast from the past

EVERY car company is a battlefield. Let me tell you about the day the good guys won, and then lost. There are those who create things, and those who sell them.

Range Rover loses a lot of weight

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: New Range Rover sheds the weight The Olympics are over and, apart from the odd judging gaffe, it's safe to say that London put on quite the show.

A rare legend prowls the West Van roads

IT'S a warm afternoon in West Vancouver, bright and sunny. Traffic is busy, the hum and honk of people flitting about their business, the dull background white-noise of the modern automobile.

World ready to buy more Lambos

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Lamborghini builds 1,000th Aventador.

More to track days than just burning rubber

LAST week, if you will recall, I was quite enthusiastic about the new Porsche 911 and its fantastic, grippy, confidence-enhancing handling.

Mazda zooming to new heights with Skyactiv

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Mazda doubles Skyactiv engine production Any driving enthusiast will be cheered to hear that Mazda's Skyactiv gamble appears to be paying off.