While I am certainly not a market analyst, I still find myself questioning the recent move by Ford and GM to ax selected passenger cars in their lineups. In Ford’s case, every single traditional car will be removed from the North American...Read More »
While SUVs may not be at the top of my vehicle preference list, I do somewhat have an appreciation for large, full-size SUVs because the majority of them are still proper SUVs. What’s a proper SUV? It’s one that has a body-on frame,...Read More »
All it took was about a 20 kilometer trip behind the wheel of Mazda’s new compact sedan before I was able to form a rather pointed first impression.
“Well, you’ve certainly matured,” I said to myself...Read More »
On the grand scale of things Canada is quite a minor player when it comes to automotive market share. We buy about two million new vehicles per year. Compare that to the Americans and the Australians who buy more than double that amount....Read More »
You know you’ve got a successful product in your portfolio when it’s been around for multiple decades. In the case of the Ford Explorer, it’s celebrating its 30th birthday next year.
With the brand new,...Read More »
Despite the fact that I’ve been driven hundreds of vehicles and logged thousands of kilometers behind the wheel, it’s always a bit shocking when I come across a vehicle that I’ve never driven before.
Such is true with...Read More »
Often times car manufactures come up with questionable names for their vehicles. For instance, why would AMC think that Gremlin would make a good name? Likewise, who wants to admit to driving a Probe? Ford apparently saw no issue with it....Read More »
“Take the Cherokee,” I texted back to my friend.
She was in the process of playing the rental car lottery. She had originally chosen a compact car when she reserved it online, but after getting to the rental agency, she was...Read More »
Usually it’s a performance laden muscle car, a $100,000 German luxury sedan or a spritely roadster.
But this time it was a Ford Ranger.
I am of course referring to the amount of attention I sometimes get from the press...Read More »