In the automotive industry these days, all you hear is SUVs this and pick-up trucks that. Certain automakers are betting heavily in these segments and it’s getting to the point where you’d think there is no room anymore for the...Read More »
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 »
Eggs are a staple in most kitchens and they’re so versatile you can enjoy at breakfast, lunch or even as a light dinner. When my children were younger, scrambled eggs were the easiest and fastest way to get food on the table when...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 »
As a youngster, practically everyone I knew had a rhubarb patch in their back yard. I was always fascinated with its thick pinkish red stalks and big, elephant-like leaves. It was a perfect spot to play hide-and-go-seek as I would...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 »
Ever take a walk in the forest in the Spring and notice young shoots of unfurled ferns? If you have, it’s a fern getting ready to open up. It is at this stage when the fiddleheads are picked and cooked. It’s a...Read More »