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GRINDING GEARS: Auto genie, please grant me these wishes

GRINDING GEARS: Auto genie, please grant me these wishes

A hybrid Outback? A diesel 4Runner? Columnist Brendan McAleer details the cars that SHOULD be built
BRAKING NEWS: Montana Grandma slows speeders down with hair dryer

BRAKING NEWS: Montana Grandma slows speeders down with hair dryer

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Montana grandmother takes law into her own hands Patti Baumgartner, of Finley Point in northwest Montana, is the state’s newest honorary Highway Trooper.
REVIEW: Genesis G70 sport sedan genuinely fun to drive

REVIEW: Genesis G70 sport sedan genuinely fun to drive

Genesis is proud of their G70 sport sedan, and rightly so. When it arrived last year, it set the Korean cat amongst the German pigeons, offering driving dynamics that weren’t just a bargain, they were actually superior.
CAR CARE: How do you decide what to do when your vehicle gets dinged?

CAR CARE: How do you decide what to do when your vehicle gets dinged?

Beware of bare metal with any scratch
CAR CARE: More than 50 years fixing cars for North Vancouver's CSN Elite

CAR CARE: More than 50 years fixing cars for North Vancouver's CSN Elite

Award-winning shop adds empathy to auto body repair
UBC researchers map out a hydrogen highway for B.C.

UBC researchers map out a hydrogen highway for B.C.

Can you imagine jumping in a car in Vancouver that produces zero harmful emissions – no exhaust spewing out the back, just fresh clean water – and heading off into the sunset completely secure in your ability to get wherever you need to go? No fossil
GRINDING GEARS: I like cars you can whack with a hammer

GRINDING GEARS: I like cars you can whack with a hammer

Launched last week, the new Land Rover Defender takes some of the boxy charm of the original and repackages it in a slick new shape.
REVIEW: Camaro Turbo offers affordable four-cylinder fun

REVIEW: Camaro Turbo offers affordable four-cylinder fun

Over at Porsche, much complaining is being done about the company’s decision to call their top-level Taycan the Taycan Turbo, when it doesn’t have any turbochargers. The argument is that “turbo” is just shorthand for “fast” these days.
BRAKING NEWS: Land Rover bringing back beloved boxy Defender

BRAKING NEWS: Land Rover bringing back beloved boxy Defender

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Land Rover Defender returns This week is the Frankfurt Motor show, a biennial event that usually skews toward product launches from the German marques.
REVIEW: Toyota Avalon a big sedan with big value

REVIEW: Toyota Avalon a big sedan with big value

All-new for 2019, the Toyota Avalon might possibly be the most attractive and capable sedan Toyota has produced in recent years.