As you prepare to bridge the endless gap between New Year’s Day and Spring Break with winter’s lone long-weekend respite, perhaps you’re looking at the dilapidated old beast in your driveway and wondering whether it can really handle to the job you’ve signed it up for with your ambitious vacation plans. Whether you’re overdue for […]
A few years ago, a concept car called the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC was unleashed upon the world, built using stock parts from the then-brand-new production Nissan Leaf. People thought it was interesting, but it wasn’t taken all that seriously. An electric race car? Cool story, they said, but the internal combustion engine will live […]
There are Canadians everywhere in racing. From open-wheel to stock cars, sports cars, and junior series; from drivers to crew chiefs and engineers and tire changers and just about every position in between, if a mechanical thing on wheels is going fast around a racetrack, you can bet that at some level there’s a Canadian involved. […]
I’m one of the luckiest people in the world: I have a beautiful and dear best friend who I’ve grown up hand in hand with for more than three decades. What she is not, however, is a car person. I’ve always been able to make her double over with laughter on a moment’s notice, though, and […]
There’s a bead of sweat on my brow, and it’s not from the 35-degree heat of the Coachella Valley desert. I’m clutching the leather-wrapped steering wheel of a BMW M4 and hurtling along the back straightaway of The Thermal Club’s South Palm Circuit at around 210 kilometres per hour. When going this fast, there’s not a […]
“It’s actually insane. It’s sociopathic behaviour. I can’t wrap my head around this.” Andrew Younghusband has worked to rehabilitate plenty of Canada’s worst drivers – 13 seasons’ worth as the host of Canada’s Worst Driver, to be exact. The 14th season premieres October 29 – and Younghusband says this season’s drivers are different in a way […]
Mercedes-Benz Research and Development North America’s office in Seattle, one of seven based across the United States and 25 around the world, is entirely focused on cloud computing and finding ways to implement it in automotive applications that improve the driving and ownership experience. Read more at Wheels.ca.
Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada. View the gallery at Autofile.ca.
Shopping for an electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in Canada? Here’s a one-stop guide for every car available in this country that takes a plug. Browse the gallery at Autofile.ca.
Is all this talk of tariffs making you concerned? You’re not alone. United States President Donald Trump’s threats to slap a 25 percent tariff on all automotive imports from Canada has a lot of people up in arms and worried about the potential impact on our economy, particularly in Southern Ontario where the bulk of […]