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Bill Vance: Carrera Panamericana a legendary spectacle with tragic legacy

Bill Vance: Carrera Panamericana a legendary spectacle with tragic legacy

A total of 26, mostly spectators, died during the five Pan-Am races and public outrage plus reluctance to continue closing the highway finally ended it in 1954.
Toyota's bZ4X first of 70 electrified vehicles it plans to introduce globally by 2025

Toyota's bZ4X first of 70 electrified vehicles it plans to introduce globally by 2025

Toyota, the company that introduced the motoring public to the advantages of a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle more than 20 years ago, is finally launching itsr first fully electric vehicle, the 2023 bZ4X.
Bill Vance: Spanish GT car is among world's rarest

Bill Vance: Spanish GT car is among world's rarest

Rare and exotic Grand Touring Pegaso was named after Pegasus the winged horse of Greek mythology
John Ducker: How to stay safe on your e-bike

John Ducker: How to stay safe on your e-bike

Safety gear is key. Wiping out at 30 km/h on an e-bike while helmetless, shirtless, and wearing flip-flops would be just as excruciating as doing it on a motorcycle.
Canada budget silent on electric vehicle rebate for used cars

Canada budget silent on electric vehicle rebate for used cars

The Liberal 2022 budget says Ottawa will extend the national electric vehicle rebate program to 2025. Used electric vehicles will not be included, despite a 2021 election promise.
How fighting a traffic ticket in B.C. is changing

How fighting a traffic ticket in B.C. is changing

British Columbians could soon be fighting a speeding ticket virtually. But one criminal defence lawyer says some of the changes to the new process are concerning.
What is going on with gas prices in B.C.?

What is going on with gas prices in B.C.?

How global politics, source, supply and demand influence the price at the pump
Cycling insurance in B.C.: Do you need it and how can you get it?

Cycling insurance in B.C.: Do you need it and how can you get it?

Bicycle insurance costs roughly $30 a year in British Columbia.
ICBC driving simulator mimics real-life road hazards

ICBC driving simulator mimics real-life road hazards

Think of it as a video game to make B.C.'s streets safer.
Church of Flying Spaghetti Monster leader's ICBC pirate hat fight continues

Church of Flying Spaghetti Monster leader's ICBC pirate hat fight continues

Gary Smith, the B.C. leader of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, wants to wear a pirate hat in his driver's licence photo. ICBC has deemed the headgear "unacceptable."