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A banner year for collector cars at U.S. auctions

Here's an example of just how hot the collector car market has become this year. U.S. auction house Gooding & Co. has completed its 2012 auction season and reported sales of $189.6 million, an average of $640,635 for each of the 296 cars sold.

A 50-year power struggle

Debate over best mass-market sports car continues between fans of Porsche 911 and Corvette Sting Ray

It's true - some things get better with age

We were Cold War babies who came of age in the time of Woodstock, many born into military families, others the friends of military children.

We want to see your favourite car

Drivers have an understandable attachment to their cars -some drivers more so than others. Most of us have at least one favourite car we once owned, and the Times Colonist would like to show yours off for you.

Straight from the horse's mouth: it's fun

You might think that the driver of a Ford Mustang is usually stopped for speeding due to the car's powerful V-6 and V-8 engines. But you can't entirely blame a Mustang driver's right foot for moving violations.

Hybrid embraces open road

Honda Insight covers great distance with smooth economy

EVs gaining ground worldwide

Here is a roundup of electric-vehicle news that recently crossed my desk: ? The City of Vancouver has announced it is purchasing 13 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars for their municipal fleet for 2012.

This week on

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Pedro Arrais: Accord again the one to beat

When the first Honda Accord was introduced 37 years ago, people were willing to wait months for delivery - or pay more to get it faster. It was the import car to beat and spawned a generation of competitors looking for a slice of the market segment.

The age-old question: when should senior drivers quit?

Families key in wrenching decision, need MDs and better tests to help
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