Montreal International ...

It’s been a while since I’ve been here in the middle of January. Now I remember why: It’s freezing in Montreal at this time of year! Thankfully, there’s a tunnel from my hotel to the Palais de Congress, so I don’t have to walk outside to get to the Montreal...

2012 Honda Fit

While marketed as the Jazz worldwide, Honda chose the model name “Fit” for its North American launch in 2006. The Jazz was a worldwide success with many different versions sold Worldwide. Perhaps the most intriguing were the four-wheel-drive units sold in Japan. The Fit is not your...

Audi unveils all new 20...

Audi reinforces the mantra that good things come in small packages with the unveiling of the all-new A3 compact premium model at the 82nd Geneva Auto Show. The new model exhibits an evolutionary progression of the A3 concept and will launch September 2012 in Europe with a 3 door coupe. ...

Audi reveals 5 door A1 ...

Audi sprung a tidy bit of magic on the buying public with the unveiling of the all-new five door 2012 A1 Sportback at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Show. The sexy premium compact from Ingolstadt, stays at 3.95 meters in length but adds more rear seat headroom and overall width. Buyers can order...

2012 Honda Civic Sedan ...

In the midst of the national launch of the 2012 Honda Civic, I had a nostalgic moment. During the early 1980′s, a high school friend showed up with a 1978 Civic. It turned into the hub of our social life for 3 years. It became the conduit for all the things one encounters on the...

Audi A3 e-tron concept ...

As one of its largest markets, Audi AG chose the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show to unveil its latest concept car, the A3 e-tron. The A3 e-tron uses the same sedan shape and more or less the same bodywork as the A3 concept shown in Geneva earlier this year. The differences are a metallic front...

Audi Q3 debuts at the 2...

It seems only fitting that that the production model of the Audi Q3 would be unveiled in Shanghai, as the Cross Coupe Concept was revealed in Shanghai 4 years earlier. The premium compact SUV fills out the Q family of SUV’s offered by the German Automaker.  As one would expect, the...

2011 Chevrolet Aveo 5 d...

Buyers looking for an affordable car these days have many models to choose from. In days gone by, “cheap” meant low-grade materials, haphazard assembly and suspect reliability. Yes, these “affordable” cars were cheap to purchase and operate, but, sadly, they were also “cheap”...