Be prepared before accident

When a recent snowstorm hit southern Ontario, it wreaked havoc on our roads. Nearly 700 accidents were reported across the province, leaving drivers scrambling to find repair shops.

Here's a winter routine to avoid wasteful idling

Many of us will start the car about 10 minutes before we drive off. We want time for it to warm up because we think it's good for the engine, it makes scraping the windshield easier, and it makes the

Welcome to Canada

As the country's first major auto show of the year, le Salon international de l'auto de Montral/Montreal International Auto Show unveils an array of cars and trucks making their official Canadian prem

Concept close to next Accord

Almost lost in the turmoil of the Detroit auto show's many unveilings was one with more real significance than many of those that drew more attention – the Honda Accord Coupe Concept.

Damaged car still 'not branded'

Staffers said the car had been in an accident and had received damage to the left rear quarter panel.But it hadn't been hit anywhere else, I was assured. As proof, they showed me an ownership that sai

Biker crosses icy Canada

Travelling across Canada is an amazing experience, even more so when the journey is done by motorcycle - in the middle of winter.

Good driving begins early

From the first time we strap our toddlers into the child seat, they begin to watch and learn from us while we drive.

Slick tricks for when tires meet ice

adverse road conditions are a fact of life in Ontario and they require a unique set of skills that few drivers have mastered, or even practised.

Detroit admires how Apple hits bull's eyes

It's a long way from Henry Ford's gritty factory complex on the banks of the Rouge to the light-filled atrium of Apple Inc.'s corporate headquarters in sunny Silicon Valley.

Second Hand: Nissan Murano

"Never even considered purchasing an SUV," reads a confession on the Internet. "Went to buy the (Nissan) 350Z and left with the Murano."

Movies need to belt up

The movies have long been criticized for corrupting our children's morals and encouraging all sorts of bad behaviour. There's even a current petition to ban the depiction of smoking in movies.

Gearbox tough to shift in cold weather

The symptom got worse as the weather became colder. A Ford dealership said the clutch slave cylinder might be faulty, but couldn't guarantee that a replacement (about $450) would help. They also said