Getting the cops' goat

When it comes to butting heads with the law, a Swiss motorist caught speeding on a Canadian highway came up with this novel rebuttal in court.

Aston Martin on the block

One of the great British automotive brands could be sold before the end of 2006. Dr. Ulrich Bez, head of Ford-owned Aston Martin, said he expects the Brit sports car maker to be sold imminently.

Veracruz unveilling

Hyundai has announced that its new Veracruz sport-utility vehicle will make its global debut at next month's North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Hornish goes green

Triple IRL champion Sam Hornish's 2006 season paid a rich return for his efforts.

A lesson in Civics

Happily for Honda, the Civic was introduced to the Canadian market in 1973 and the timing couldn't have been better.

Team Canada

If you';re young and fast and fancy racing to the very top of open-wheel competition, your next step is simple.

Canada-only cars: Part 2

The smallest automaker of the traditional Big Three was an amalgamation of various makes, and when formed by Walter Chrysler in 1928 there were no plans to build versions of its products in Canada.

When 500 hp isn't enough

The Cayenne's various versions have grown muscle in each year since its 2004 introduction. This year, it's available as a twin-turbocharged V8 `S' model that pumps out 521 horsepower, 530 lb.-ft. of t

Adventurous, in more ways than one

Sadly, the minivan is losing its allure here in North America, displaced by the sport-utility vehicle as the most desirable shape to be seen in.

AJAC's picks for best of 2007

Imports walked off with wins in all categories - except one - at the AJAC's annual Canadian Car of the Year competition.