Originally published March, 2004 Story by John LeBlanc Way back in 1999, there was Ford, with its Lincoln division, taking on the Europeans and the Japanese — who had ruled this part of the market since wheels were round — with a genuine, made-in-America, rear-wheel-drive import fighter.
Story by John LeBlanc In a new car market where reliability, safety and performance are at all-time highs, a great deal of a vehicle’s success rides on marketing, its image, and whether or not its styling is appealing. But sometimes, a stand-out-from-the-crowd vehicle than also cause some undo attention.
Story by John LeBlanc When Natural Resources Canada announced its top fuel-efficient new 2013 models, there were a host of pure-electric vehicles that sip no fuel at all. But not all new car buyers can afford the limited driving range and inconvenience of plugging in these EVs. For the rest of us, here are the […]
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 […]
I predict in my Toronto Star Wheels article what we might see at the 2013 Toronto auto show. Full article after the jump.keep looking »