The right to remain rugged
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We’re gonna need a bigger box
Look, ma, no hands!
F-150’s new 10-speed automatic feels like any other transmission
Pucks and Trucks
There are steps that both sides can take
Technical savvy vs business sense
Chevrolet unveils off-road-ready Colorado
Nissan steps up its truck game.
Three-axle truck has 200-km range, three-hour charge time
Minnesota DOT asks: You ever take it off any sweet jumps?
Does sharing the road with Google’s self-driving car make you nervous? How about a driverless transport truck?
What makes a truck a truck?
Nissan’s 3/4 ton gas Titan starts at $44,900
Non-fraternal twin of diesel-powered Titan XD arrives in Big Apple
This Willys looks right at home sitting in that orchard, but might look better in your driveway
We highlight some hot rides for cruising the strip and hitting the beach.
The 2017 Toyota Tacoma will join the TRD Pro Series lineup, alongside the 4Runner and the Tundra.
Carpark fandom at its finest.
An exhibition of concepts realized.
Year of the Coupe
Honda unveiled the all new 2017 Ridgeline at the Detroit auto show to reclaim its share of the pickup truck market, and it looks vaguely familiar.
The Titan XD may look like a regular duty pickup, but it’s a completely new breed.
Volvo lets a little girl run rampant in one of their trucks.
Best truck driving, ever.
The best Bento boxes and Tomica trucks.
If you want to express yourself in Alberta, a big, custom truck is one of the accepted methods. The love for massive 4x4s is not unique to the Alberta, but you can safely consider Edmonton the Canadian capital of the lifted truck. I find myself at Edmonton’s Crosstown Auto Centre, Chrysler Canada’s top retail dealer…
Ahh, the venerable pickup truck. Reliable mule to the working man. Ideal platform for lifting, supercharging and bro-dozing in general. Scourge to the Brits. Scourge to The Continent, too, come to think of it. It’s all of these things and many, many more. But, ideal road trip companion? What about daily driver? Maybe not traditionally,…
It might be too soon to call it, but there’s evidence of a revolution brewing in the mid-size truck segment. The arrival of a refreshed Toyota Tacoma for 2016 means that those shopping outside the full-size pickup segment now have three fresh options to choose from, as the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon were both…
A look at the big-three Eco Trucks, and the big technologies at work under their hoods
Elvis Stojko is one of Canada’s top figure skaters ever – a decorated athlete who captured two Olympic silver medals, one at the 1994 Lillehammer Games and the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano. The three-time World Champion hung up his stakes and retired from competition in 2002. Now, Stojko is shifting gears and pursuing his…
Built Ford tough.
Business up front, party in the back.
A look at some favourite rides, features and accessories for this summer’s camping trips.
While referees at the NHL level get paid in the hundreds of thousands, it’s not quite the same case for the zebras that patrol the ice at the Canadian Hockey League Major Junior level. Derek Zalaski, an 18-year veteran of the CHL, also works as a regional Dealer Sales Manager for Ford Motor Company, in…
For Calgary Hitmen d-man Keegan Kanzig, pickup trucks have made up a large part of his automotive history. “When I was young, I remember being pumped when my dad came home with a new Ram,” Kanzig, 20, says. Indeed, when you’re growing up in pickup country about 150 km North of Edmonton, you’re probably going…
She’s best known for her role as Amy Fleming on CBC TV’s hit drama, Heartland – a part that garnered her a coveted 2013 Canadian Screen Award. But actress Amber Marshall has a long list of TV and film credits to her name including The Power Strikers, Resident Evil, Mutant World, and a made-for-TV-movie with…
If you go to the Detroit Auto Show this week and only look at the trucks, you might be mistaken for thinking it’s SEMA in Las Vegas instead. With the number of factory custom trucks with serious off-road capabilities and street-savvy style, Detroit has turned into the North American International Truck Show. The all-new Ford F-150…
Article and photos by Brendan McAleer and Mark Stevenson, additional photos courtesy of the manufacturers We couldn’t pack all the goodness of the North American International Auto Show into just one slideshow. And honestly, we’ve seen more new vehicles than we can shake a stick at, but these are the cream of the crop. These…
Article and photos by Brendan McAleer and Mark Stevenson, additional photos courtesy of the manufacturers Sure, January 1 was two weeks ago, but when you’re talking about cars, it’s the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that marks the beginning of a new year. Running now through to January 25, this is the show…
Canadians stick with bread and butter options when searching for a car in 2014
Veteran contractor Bryan Baeumler has gained international fame with his hit TV shows Leave it to Bryan, House of Bryan and Disaster DIY. It’s no surprise the Gemini-award winning host is the handyman of home renos, but he’s also a car guy who isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty tinkering with wheels. Baeumler owns…
Whether it’s a snow-covered mountainside, a road-turned-quagmire by the spring thaw or just a great, big old mud pit out at your mate’s farm, Canadians feel an affinity for rugged, off-road rigs. Our wide-open landscape with dramatic and challenging terrain gives us plenty of opportunity to test our vehicles, and ourselves, in often-foolish off-road endeavours….
Looking for a newer used full-sized pickup? You’ve got five options – each with unique appeal, and unique issues to be on the lookout for.
We had the opportunity to test out the all-new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon mid-size pickups in the sunny oceanside town of Del Mar.
Last-generation Ram loved for power and styling