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Ford finally brings the right Focus

The Car 2012 Ford Focus SE We've been demanding a proper Focus for years: the European market has always gotten a class-leading car while Canadians have been handed the keys to an also-ran econobox. Ford finally brought the Euro-Focus over this year.

Mazda reaches for the Sky

SOME auto-journo buddies of mine recently had the opportunity to drive a million-dollar dreamcar: the 1,000horsepower Bugatti Veyron.

Mazdaspeed3 a spicy treat

The car 2011 Mazdaspeed3 Mazda's sporty little Mazda3 handles brilliantly, has a useful trunk or capacious hatchback, and with 167 horsepower, has more than enough power for anyone. Well, everyone sane, that is.

BMW spells future with an i

A biweekly roundup of automotive news, good, bad and just plain weird: BMW reveals futuristic i models Everybody knows that if you want to make a product sound trendy and cuttingedge you put a lower-case i in front of it.

For Scion it's hip to be square

AT some point, I stopped being part of the so-called youth market

Scion tC stands out

The car 2011 Scion tC Toyota has high hopes for their youth-oriented Scion offshoot. Checking the numbers, the tC coupe is the best-selling Gen-Y Toyota.

Subaru's speedy WRX going solo

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

Lotus leaves a legacy of lightness

"Simplify then add lightness." With this straightforward - and slightly nonsensical - dictum as his watchword, Lotus founder Colin Chapman made a career out of building spidery-looking racecars that were faster than everybody else's machines.

Mazda2 small on power, big on fun

The car: Mazda2 The Mazda3 has been a favourite with Canadians ever since it launched in '04, but it's always been one of the pricier small car options. Now Mazda is willing to sell you a piece of its sporty ethos for bargain basement pricing.

Ricky and Julian go racing

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