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What drives the Canucks?

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Chrysler and Nissan pair up with NHL teams In case you hadn't noticed, what with the chill in the air, the proliferation of blue-n'green jerseys everywhere and the increasing numb

Pure evil comes standard on these creepy cars

'TIS but a little more than a week until AllHallows Eve, when witches and warlocks and ghouls and ghosties and even scarier things (Stephen Harper's haircut) prowl the night searching for fresh prey, immortal souls, brains, arterial blood and, respec
Escape to get overdue update

Escape to get overdue update

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird:

Turn your piece of junk car into a pile of money

WE'VE all been through it. You drag the old clunkbucket into the dealership, only to find that the trade-in value isn't even a fistful of magic beans.
Lexus luxury in a hybrid

Lexus luxury in a hybrid

The Car 2011 Lexus CT200h: For years, sticking the word luxury in front of car has meant ample (and sometimes more than ample) power reserves big engines and the big fuel bills to go with them.
Working car from 1884 up for sale

Working car from 1884 up for sale

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: World's oldest running car for sale Got two-and-a-half million bucks burning a hole in your pocket? You could buy a lot of cool cars for that amount of scratch.

Five fuel sippers to ease your pain at pump

I'm sorry, does that sign say $1.40/litre? Argh! I'm getting this horrible shooting pain -- in my wallet! So it was earlier this week as I refuelled my Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution tester, just prior to returning it.
Frankfurt show full of the wild and woolly

Frankfurt show full of the wild and woolly

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: Frankfurt: Maserati SUV revealed With kids back at school and cloud cover in full effect, the dog days of summer are officially on the wane.

Volvo making safety sexy

IT was only for a second. Having just picked up the new Volvo S60, I was fiddling with the unfamiliar radio controls and I took my eyes off the road as I exited the Stanley Park causeway and began ascending the incline to the Lions Gate Bridge.
BMW X3 is business-like fun

BMW X3 is business-like fun

The Car: 2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i BMW was among the first to build a small premium crossover, but the old X3 has been getting a little long in the tooth as the competition rolls out new model after new model.