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Ford Flex for the space age family

In absolute terms, the Oakville-built Ford Flex is squarely brilliant. Here is a six- or seven-passenger spawn hauler with none of the minivan stigma that so evidently traumatizes suburbanites and the

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Amateur racers feel pinch at pump

Every Friday and Saturday evening for the past six years, Dorothy Gerrow has changed from her office attire into a fire suit and gone racing.

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Family five-doors for the future

Most families overseas are perfectly happy with the idea of a compact five-door hatchback as primary transportation. Even rich and famous clans, like that of Formula One champ Michael Schumacher, get

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Teen's electric unicycle a sensation

A Milton teenager is garnering international attention for his cool-looking invention, an electric unicycle called Uno that started as a science fair project

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2008 Infiniti EX35

For those who want an SUV without the eco-guilt, the Infiniti EX35 crossover offers a somewhat rugged persona without the stigma of conspicuous consumption.

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VW targets minivan market with Routan

Determined to increase U.S. sales, Volkswagen AG is entering the minivan market with the Volkswagen Routan, introduced Wednesday at the Chicago Auto Show.

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Putting smiles on faces of sick kids worth effort

The event was our annual Viper Club Ride for Charity. As part of our ongoing advanced driver training program with the members of the Viper Club of Ontario, we also run an event to raise funds for chi

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211 the track tiger of Elise family

The Lotus Elise roadster was originally conceived as a replacement for the famed Lotus 7, with expected production in the low hundreds.

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Snow season is no season for road kids

Like many parts of municipalities with old-growth trees, autumn around here is a bonanza of fallen leaves. We rake them to the curb to await the leaf sucker, narrowing the streets with multicoloured t

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Best Minivan

Industry pundits have been predicting the death of the minivan segment for several years at the hands of crossovers.

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Best New Family Car

The 2008 TestFest Family Car category saw a diverse range of body styles, with sedans joined by a hatchback/wagon and a not-quite-a-minivan-not-exactly-a-wagon