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Rare cars, big money and lots of yelling? Sold!

ON the block, ladies and gentleman, a 1948 Chevrolet cabover dump truck, its burnished burgundy paint gleaming under the spotlights. It's big, but it's a thing of beauty: blunt-nosed and two-tone, with a tongue and groove oak-lined bed.

Guess who sold the most cars in 2011

Here's a hint: you're wrong, guess again

Pour some akvavit out for the departed Saab

ONCE upon a time, there was a faraway land called Sweden where a happy people frolicked to some pretty questionable 1970s pop music amongst the lingonberry bushes and akvavit springs and Wasa-bread fields and meatball trees.

New anti-theft car seat has a feel for your butt

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Anti-theft device reads your rear It's the start of a whole new year and here at Braking News, we're as dedicated as ever to bringing you the most important automotive updates tha

BMW crafting dieselpowered M coupe

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: BMW poised to reveal diesel-powered M Somewhere in Bavaria, in a secret underground lair, German engineers are hard at work on a strange science experiment: a car bearing the fabl

A salute to the father of all BMWs

MY dad is one of those people for whom it is nearly impossible to buy Christmas presents.

Toyota reveals a sporty little number

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Toyota sports coupe finally officially revealed. Finally. The operative word in the preceding sentence is, of course, finally.

Thank God they don't build 'em like they used to

FROM time to time, I attend various classic car shows and see all the glories of a by-gone age.
Updates from nowhere near the L.A. Auto Show

Updates from nowhere near the L.A. Auto Show

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Los Angeles, the city of Angels. And by "Angels," I of course mean "smog.
Korean vehicles dominate AJAC awards

Korean vehicles dominate AJAC awards

EACH year, the best and brightest in Canadian automotive journalism gather at Niagara-on-the-Lake for a massive shakedown of the year's newest cars. Did I attend? Well, no.