By John LeBlanc If you were born sometime during the mid ‘80s and mid ‘90s, live in a city, come from a middle-class upbringing, jeer at Coldplay fans, and have a wardrobe that consists mainly of plaid shirts, skinny jeans, and fedoras, you very well may be considered a hipster. Automakers are struggling to connect with […]
By John LeBlanc How small can a Jeep be before it’s not a Jeep? That’s the question that will be asked when a new, subcompact Jeep that’s due to replace both the current Compass and Patriot models arrives in 2014.
By John LeBlanc It’s just not just the birds and bees that like to procreate when winter subsides. So do drivers. If you and your significant other are looking for an appropriate wind-in-your-hair set of wheels for your 2013 “spring fling,” here are 10 of our favourite rides to help you celebrate the departure of […]
By John LeBlanc Let’s make this clear: no one buys a new car as an immediate investment. That age-old bugaboo called depreciation ensures that a couple of years down the road (let alone a couple of decades) your new set of wheels won’t be worth what you paid for it when it was driven off […]
Story and photos by John LeBlanc The end of June marks the halfway point of the calendar year. And for the majority of Canadian brands, 2012 has been a very good year so far. Compared to sales between January and June 2011, Canadians bought 7.1 per cent more new passenger cars and trucks, for a […]keep looking »