Berlin to Paris

Put yourself in my shoes. You have to get to Paris for a press event hosted by Audi, VW's upscale brand.

BMW's X5 gets a boost

The challenge for BMW to redesign the tremendously successful X5 was to adapt it to suit the latest market needs, especially since the debut of several robust new competitors from Europe.

Rough and ready Ralliart makes fun wagon

While the Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart may have been a painful tease for the Lancer Evolution that we can't get here in Canada, it's also a really nice little car with a dose of extra attitude.

Top hat adds sense of style to BMW's Z4

Introduced in 2002 when BMW design chief Chris Bangle was championing what he called flame surfacing, the Z4 convertible suffered from terrible inflammation.

Ford finds its Edge

”If there's any way to communicate just how important a vehicle the new Edge is to Ford, consider the fact that the company recently sunk more than $1 billion into transforming its Oakville assembly

AMG turns up the heat in power war

The aggressor in this conflict is Mercedes-Benz. Or, more specifically, AMG, the high-performance arm of this Stuttgart-based auto maker.

Dealer cheaped out on Saab

Q I recently purchased a 2004 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible. The dealer agreed to replace the front tires, which were badly worn. I expected they would put on the same tires as the rear tires, which are o

Sienna tires poor in winter

Q I purchased a 2006 Toyota Sienna last February. I found that the OEM Dunlops (P215/65R16 SP 4000 A/S) that came with the van have poor traction in winter and average traction in wet conditions. They

Exceptions to the rule

Bill and Sue Little write about the Dodge Caliber and small bubbles that point towards what they believe is an indicator of poor quality for the vehicle (OPN 4UM, August '06). In comparison, it is men

Victorious 'Vette

Record-breaking heat gave way to a history-making performance recently when Corvette Racing notched its 50th international road racing victory in Portland, Oregon.