Interview by John LeBlanc After spending the last 18 years with Germany’s BMW/Mini, this past February, Stephen McDonnell assumed the new role of managing director of Infiniti Canada.
Story by John LeBlanc Springtime in Europe usually means a driving enthusiast’s thoughts turns to sports cars. This year’s Geneva Motor Show had plenty of those, but the burgeoning small crossover segment was also front and centre at this year’s Swiss event, with debuts of small utility vehicles popping up from one end of the […]
Story by John LeBlanc DETROIT – Toyota is sticking to its guns that its FT-1 concept, arguably the “hit” of the 2014 Detroit auto show, is just that — a concept. Sporting design echoes from former Toyota sports cars from the 1960s’ 2000GT to the Supra of the 1990s to today’s Scion FR-S, it’s hard […]
Story and photos by John LeBlanc OTTAWA — After departing abruptly almost two decades ago, fans of one Italian car brand have been crying, “Oh, Alfa, Alfa Romeo, wherefore art thou?” But with the arrival of one of the most-anticipated new 2014 models, the all-new Alfa Romeo 4C sports car coming next spring, parent Fiat’s […]
Story by John LeBlanc Human nature demands improvement. This is why when given the opportunity to move their products upmarket, the people who run car companies jump at the chance like kernels of corn in a hot-air popper. You only have to look at the likes of Germany’s Volkswagen or Japan’s Toyota to see companies […]keep looking »