Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ever since the invention of the automobile, people have been asking themselves, "Hey, wouldn't it be great if these things talked?" Sadly, that long-wished breakthrough is still to come – in the real world at least. Fortunately, movies and television fulfilled that fantasy on numerous occasions, albeit with varying degrees of success. Here's a list of some of the more noteworthy vehicles with the gift of the gab.

Top Picks: Talking Cars

Ever since the invention of the automobile, people have been asking themselves, “Hey, wouldn’t it be great if these things talked?” Sadly, that long-wished breakthrough is still to come – in the real world at least. Fortunately, movies and television fulfilled that fantasy on numerous occasions, albeit with varying degrees of success. Here’s a list…

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Mad Max Video Game

Mad Max Video Game is Intense

The hype around Mad Max: Fury Road is building fast. And it’s not just movie buffs who are being treated to a new slice of the Mad Max universe. A new video game, simply titled Mad Max, is set to introduce players to a standalone storyline involving “Mad” Max Rockatansky. Developer Avalanche, known for its…

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Earth Day is an annual global event that occurs every April 22 to raise awareness and show support for the environment. During those 24 hours, everyone will be urged to monitor their carbon footprint and energy consumption, but for some celebrities, respecting the environment is an around-the-year commitment, as proven by their choice of vehicle. (Don't worry, on April 23 you can go back to dynamiting dolphins and burning coal by the shovel full.)

Earth Day: Celebrities Go Green

Earth Day is an annual global event that occurs every April 22 to raise awareness and show support for the environment. During those 24 hours, everyone will be urged to monitor their carbon footprint and energy consumption, but for some celebrities, respecting the environment is an around-the-year commitment, as proven by their choice of vehicle….

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Dashcams are popping up everywhere these days. The phenomenon really took off in the Eastern Bloc, where dashcams protect law-abiding Russians from unscrupulous people faking traffic accidents/causing traffic accidents/pretending to be hit by a car. Throw in a few meteors, a hilarious compilation of dashcam crashes or 12, and it wasn’t long before dashcams became a key part of the automotive landscape. Here are the five reasons you should own a dashcam.

Top Five Reasons to Own a Dashcam

Dashcams are popping up everywhere these days. The phenomenon really took off in the Eastern Bloc, where dashcams protect law-abiding Russians from unscrupulous people faking traffic accidents/causing traffic accidents/pretending to be hit by a car. Throw in a few meteors, a hilarious compilation of dashcam crashes or 12, and it wasn’t long before dashcams became…

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Wondering how the Canadian auto market is doing after the first three months of 2015? We’ve included the top 12 vehicles overall, and while most were on the list at the end of 2014, some positions are changing rapidly. Also, since one of the hottest segments has to be the luxury SUV market where just about every manufacturer has at least a couple offerings. So we figured taking a look at how the strongest players in the luxury SUV segment are doing after one of the most brutal winters around.

2015 Quarter 1 Sales Update

Wondering how the Canadian auto market is doing after the first three months of 2015? We’ve included the top 12 vehicles overall, and while most were on the list at the end of 2014, some positions are changing rapidly. Also, since one of the hottest segments has to be the luxury SUV market where just…

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Dean Brody in front of 1947 Spartan Coach

Stars in Cars: Country Singer-Songwriter Dean Brody

He’s one of Canada’s brightest country music stars. Dean Brody has topped the music charts with hit singles such as Brothers, Bounty, It’s Friday, and Canadian Girls. His last album, Crop Circles, swept the music scene and the awards circuit, winning a 2014 Juno for Country Recording of the Year and a 2014 Canadian Country…

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No traffic jams, no collisions, no driver fatigue! Wait a minute: that was a prediction from 1956, where “electronic devices” embedded in the road would control traffic. And cars would be powered by electricity, look like Cadillacs or Imperials, and have bubble roofs.

Autonomous Cars of the Future

No traffic jams, no collisions, no driver fatigue! Wait a minute: that was a prediction from 1956, where “electronic devices” embedded in the road would control traffic. And cars would be powered by electricity, look like Cadillacs or Imperials, and have bubble roofs. Tags: apple, audi, autonomous, cadillac, driverless, Ford, google, mercedes-benz, nhtsa, nissan, rinspeed,…

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Auto shows offer a mix of outlandish concepts and upcoming production vehicles; this year's New York International Auto Show is no different. Here are our must-see reveals from  Day 1.

2015 New York International Auto Show: Day 1 Highlights

Auto shows offer a mix of outlandish concepts and upcoming production vehicles; this year’s New York International Auto Show is no different. Here are our must-see reveals from Day 1. Tags: 2015, 2016, 2017, amg, cadillac, chevrolet, concept, Ford, honda, hyundai, infiniti, jaguar, kia, land rover, lexus, lincoln, mazda, mclaren, mercedes-benz, new york international auto…

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu

All-new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu revealed at New York International Auto Show

Facing stiff competition in the mid-size sedan segment, Chevrolet responds with an all-new Malibu that’s also available in a fuel-saving and eco-conscious hybrid version. The new Malibu, expected in late 2015, is notable for its sleek styling enthusiastically described by Jesse Ortega, Malibu chief engineer as “gorgeous.” Certainly styling is important, if response to recent…

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