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Monday, April 30, 2007

Honda Fit Driven

Many car makers have turned the vehicle name-making process into a n apparent lottery of meaningless alphanumeric titles. On many counts, a...

Friday, April 27, 2007

TOYOTA CAN LOSE AT SOMETHING

Tsutomu Tomita is clearly quite sick of losing. Tomita works for Toyota. And there are not many employees of the new number 1 auto-seller ...

Thursday, April 26, 2007

CLASSIFYING THE QUOTES OF THE BIGSHOTS

People talk. People talk everyday. Even important people talk everyday. I took a look at the spoken words of three important individuals...

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

TRULY, VERIFIABLY, GENUINELY GREEN CARS

Studies can be a frightening thing for our preconceptions; turning them into misconceptions or fallacies even. Illusions, distortions, mis...

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Honda Civic Driven

It seems that growing up in a country where Honda is a major player is an equivalent way of saying that you have spent some time in a Civic ...

BIG NEWS - TOYOTA & GM

The first quarter of 2007 will forever mark Toyota's ascension to the top of the podium. Toyota, including Lexus ; Scion ; Daihatsu ...

Monday, April 23, 2007

Subaru Legacy Driven

During the first year of school wherein spelling tests became routine, I learned that each Thursday morning we were going to be asked to spe...

OF BUICKS, FIAT, CHINA FINANCING, AND TOYOTA RENTAL CARS

Kia is selling to fleets at an increase of 60% this year. Nissan - 45%. Toyota? 30%. Why is this the case, why is it far more likely t...

Sunday, April 22, 2007

ONE DAY IN A PARKING LOT

Wednesday , April 18, 2007: I'm in an older Pontiac, running a pick-up, drop-off, pick-up and drop-off again at the Victoria General Hos...

Thursday, April 19, 2007

DIESEL COMEBACK?

Nissan has announced that 2010 will see diesel Nissans in the North American market. First to debut will likely be the Maxima. There are ...

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

CHINA & INDIA - ASIAN MARKETS RISING

India has a population of over 1.1 billion people. China possesses about one-fifth of the world's population, at about 1.3 billion peo...

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

JUST THE FACTS

Hybrid vehicles are hitting the mainstream. Bear with me - they really are. We don’t take notice every time a Toyota Prius drives by. Yo...

Friday, April 13, 2007

Ford F-150 Driven

Take one V8-engined SuperCrew pickup truck, add a driver and a passenger and one week’s worth of stuff to make sure vacationing is fun, but...

800 KILOMETRES - 4 PROOFS OF ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLINESS

Stereotypes never last long when you actually spend time in the place or with the people. Not all automotive writers thrive on top speed t...

Thursday, April 12, 2007

BITS AND PIECES

Here's a sampling of what's making news in the automotive universe.... www.gmcareerfair.com tells lots about General Motors' up...

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

MONEY MAKES US ARGUE

Isn't it interesting that powerful, dynamic, substantial things like war, marriage, and even sports can be debased and hit with the Mon...

MULTIFARIOUS COGITATIONS

Toyota Prius sales have been up over the last couple of months, but Toyota isn't interested in seeing them fall again. So there's...

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

SATURN AD CAMPAIGN

When is public confession taken to far? Here's my answer. Saturn has a lot of new advertisements - TV, print media, internet. The v...

WWW.HORNTONES.COM

There are many things that make Mexico different from the east coast of Canada. One such thing is car horns. Young men often add an acces...

Monday, April 9, 2007

CUPHOLDERS OR FUEL EFFICIENCY? TAKE YOUR PICK

Surveys say that seven years ago (2000 for those of you who didn't pass Math class), fuel economy ranked as the 29th most important att...

Thursday, April 5, 2007

HETEROGENEOUS MUSINGS

Anothe r game-changer has come to fruition. Doesn't it seem that every concept or production vehicle which a manufacturer debuts is th...

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

VOTE YOUR FAVOURITE CONCEPT INTO PRODUCTION

Talk about a new ways to create a great image... Chevrolet is allowing people to vote for their favourite concept (Beat, Groove or Trax) as ...