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Midsize sedan raises the bar

Midsize sedan raises the bar

The battle for your hard-earned dollars in the midsize sedan category has just ramped up with the release of the 2013 Nissan Altima.

English cars on show Sunday at Fort Rodd Hill

Expect to see more than a few examples of MGBs this Sunday at the 18th annual English Car Affair in the Park Weekend at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site. The event is hosted by the Old English Car Club, South Island Branch.
Automakers flocking to Russian market

Automakers flocking to Russian market

Luxury cars to pamper the inner oligarch caught the eye when the Moscow motor show opened last week, but it is the Russian of more modest means who has the attention of the world's carmakers, keen to profit from one of Europe's few growing markets.

This Week On Driving.Ca

Check out these highlights on the driving.ca portion of our website, timescolonist.com Honda is facing one of the most crucial points in its history.

Some car shoppers skip test drives: study

Armed with online research, more than one in 10 new-car shoppers now buy vehicles without taking a test-drive, according to a recent study. A marketing manager in Indianapolis, Andy Thedjoprasetyono, was one of them.

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.