2012 Chevrolet Cruze 5 ...

Chevy finally took the wraps of its final production version of the highly successful Cruze compact car, at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Earlier concepts hinted strongly at the final outcome and the final product was less of a surprise than one would expect. Not a bad thing really at the...

Porsche unveils 2010 91...

Porsche AG will have 2 World unveilings at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show: the 911 GT3 and the Cayenne Diesel. The new 911 GT3 is faster, more powerful and more dynamic than ever. Maximum output of the normally-aspirated six-cylinder is now 435 hp, up 20 hp over the former model. Performance...

Chrysler is going diese...

Chrysler is going diesel again…but in a  full-sized SUV. The auto manufacturer was to announce plans June 1, 2006, to  produce it’s Jeep Grand Cherokee with a 3.0 litre common rail turbo  diesel for the U.S. and Canadian markets. The vehicle will arrive on dealers lots by the ...

Audi R10 to race in Ame...

Audi will enter two R10 Turbo Diesel prototype racecars as a factory works team in this season’s American Le Mans Series (ALMS), including the one Canadian stop at Mosport on 3 September. The Audi R10, which is powered by a V12 TDI engine with almost 650 hp, will debut on March 18 at...

2010 Audi A3 TDI Clean ...

Over the past few years I’ve made a habit (or perhaps a tradition) of driving an Audi from the Toronto area to the annual North American International Auto Show, held in Detroit. I made the requisite phone calls well in advance of this year’s drive to ensure I would have a ...

2008 Smart Fortwo Cabri...

Of all the vehicles I have driven no other car has been so eagerly anticipated by my children as the 2008 smart. My preschool aged daughter in particular, has been hounding me to secure a test drive. What was it about this oddly crafted and curious looking vehicle had her so entranced? To...

2007 Canadian Internati...

The 2007 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto opened with the announcement from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), that the Toyota Camry Hybrid had won the award as the 2007 Canadian Car of the Year and the Acura RDX was named the 2007 Utility vehicle of the...

Hyundai Tiburon, Azera,...

A re-styled Hyundai Tiburon is one of three vehicles Hyundai Motor Company introduced at the 2007 Paris Autoshow. Rolling out with the popular Tiburon were a diesel-powered Azera and the Arneis concept vehicle. The Tiburon Coupe has accounted for over 221,000 units sold by Hyundai since...