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U.S. fuel-economy regulations will have ripple effect in Canada

It has often been said that when the U.S. sneezes, Canada usually catches a cold. So when our neighbours to the south mandate an average 54.

Unit construction changed the industry

Although body-on-frame car construction once predominated, unit construction is now pretty well universal.
Are we ready for self-driving cars?

Are we ready for self-driving cars?

It's been more than half a century since some of the first concept cars boasting self-driving features were presented to the world, and they're still not on the roads.

Scion FR-S an enthusiast's dream

A long drought is finally over for sports-car enthusiasts with the introduction of the 2013 Scion FR-S. While a front engine, rear-wheel sports car is not unique, ones that are light and affordable are increasingly rare.

Fibreglass car was cool enough for Gable

Glass-reinforced plastic, popularly known as fibreglass, was developed by the Owens-Corning Co. of Corning, New York, just before the Second World War.

This Week On Driving.Ca

Check out these highlights on the driving.ca portion of our website, timescolonist.com Porsche introduces its first diesel to the Canadian market with the 2013 Cayenne, bringing with it monster power, brilliant fuel economy and even lower emissions.

Low-profile coupe gains sporty flair

More fine-tuning is needed before performance can shine

Cadillac plans 10 new models in three years

General Motors plans to introduce 10 all-new or redesigned Cadillacs within the next three years, executives said this week.
Sports coupe easy on the wallet

Sports coupe easy on the wallet

Along drought is finally over for sports-car enthusiasts with the introduction of the 2013 Scion FR-S. While a frontengine, rear-wheel sports car is not unique, ones that are light and affordable are increasingly rare.

Dodge Dart - old name, new car

The arrival of the 2013 Dodge Dart at Chrysler dealerships heralds the second product of a marriage between Chrysler and Fiat.