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Traveling In Canada This Summer? Don't Park With Your Windows Down

Traveling In Canada This Summer? Don't Park With Your Windows Down

In states and towns across America, you can find plenty of dumb laws on the books. In Washington state, for example, it's illegal to harass Bigfoot. In Louisiana, stealing an alligator could result in a ten-year jail term. And until 1997, it was against the law to sell doughnut holes in Leigh... read more

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Bluetooth headset concept by Ilshat Garipov

More Proof That Hands-Free Devices Are Distracting

If you enjoy using Bluetooth headsets or making calls through your dashboard, we have some bad news: a recent study suggests that using hands-free devices can be a major... read more May 29, 2013 by  0


 
Greetings from Florida

Florida Requires Canadians To Have International License (UPDATE: No, It Doesn't)

Canadians heading to Florida for a break from the Great White North can breathe a bit easier: Florida says that a new law requiring international driving permits for... read more February 15, 2013 by  2


 
Mayan motor mayhem: end of the world clearance event from the Humberview Group

Mayan Motor Mayhem: Canadian Dealer Offers Free Cars If The World Ends

We're just a few weeks away from the big event -- not Christmas, not Wright Brothers Day, but the end of Planet Earth. Well, at least if Mayans are correct. Most of us seem... read more December 3, 2012 by  0


 
2011 Honda Fit Sport

Hondas To Be As 'American' As Detroit Cars By 2015?

A few weeks ago, we wondered whether U.S. consumers found it more important to buy a car that's "made in America" or one that's made by an American company. The post... read more August 17, 2012 by  14


 
2011 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Bringing Much Of Its Production Home -- To America

The Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of March, 2011 wreaked havoc on Japan, killing thousands of citizens and bringing much of the country to a standstill. Automakers like... read more May 7, 2012 by  1


 
Baltimore parking meter  -  flickr user daquella_manera

Saskatoon Parking Meter "Cheating Glitch" Too Expensive To Fix

According to an article published in the SaskatoonStar Phoenix over the weekend, a programming error in the City of Saskatoon's parking meters allows drivers to park free... read more September 19, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Kia Rondo

Funny, Fickle Consumers – Or Why The Kia Rondo Flopped Here (Maybe)

A year ago this month, our sister publication TheCarConnection reported that Korean automaker Kia confirmed the demise of its Rondo minivan. Though it won some hearts and... read more August 17, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Kia Rondo

The Kia Rondo: Canadian Rock Star, American Failure. Why?

We paused for a moment of silence in 2010, when we learned that there would be no 2011 Kia Rondo in the United States market. We praised the compact multi-purpose vehicle for... read more August 17, 2011 by  6


 
Safe Road Workers campaign in Ontario

Give 'Em A Brake: Road Workers Talk To Drivers On Facebook, Twitter

It's nearly summer, which means more cars on the roads and, by extension, more cars passing through construction zones. We all know that we're supposed to slow down when we... read more April 28, 2011 by  0


 
Screencap from Mitsubishi's Guinness World Record-breaking video

Video: Mitsubishi Sets 5 Guinness Records In A Single Day

Mitsubishi, like the late Rodney Dangerfield, doesn't always get much respect -- at least not in the U.S. Its models haven't really captured the imagination of the American... read more February 11, 2011 by  5


 
Facebook logo

Facebook (And Stupidity) Land Car Sellers In Hot Water

Bad-mouthing the boss is a pretty terrible idea, but that doesn't stop people from doing it. In hallways, at the water cooler, over cocktails at happy hour, disgruntled... read more December 14, 2010 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

More Bad News For Google Maps Fans: Street View Broke British Law

Two weeks ago, a Canadian court found Google guilty of breaking privacy laws when its Street View vehicles collected data from wifi networks as they roamed the Great White... read more November 4, 2010 by  0


 
The Google Street View Car

Google Street View Raises Questions About Privacy, We Provide Answers

Last spring and summer, Google was embroiled in a brief but heated scandal involving data collection for its Street View service. America hasn't seen much fallout from the... read more October 21, 2010 by  2


 
Safety campaign by Preventable, BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation, and the District of West Vancouver

Friday Video: Canadians Get Fancy, Use Trompe L'oeil Children As Speedbumps

Americans are talkers. We gab about everything, often very loudly. Sometimes we're criticized for that when we travel abroad, but whatever: we like to get out point across... read more September 10, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap for Canadian ad for the Kia Soul

Video: Kia Gets To The Soul Of Social

A few weeks ago, Kia resuscitated its popular "hamsters" campaign for the Kia Soul with a new commercial, new social media (including an alignment with "Petville"), and even... read more July 19, 2010 by  0


 

 
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