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Ontario mandated speed limiters for heavy trucks; crashes fell

Ontario mandated speed limiters for heavy trucks; crashes fell

Here in America, there's been plenty of talk about mandating speed-limiters on big-rigs. Supporters of such regulations point to Ontario, Canada, where, as NPR reports, the benefits of speed-limiters are beginning to pay off. Auto fatalities and 18-wheelers On Friday, we wrote about U.S. traffic... read more

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2012 Dodge Charger SRT8

2011-2012 Dodge Charger Recalled For Potential Headlight Failure, 49,400 Vehicles Affected

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2011 and 2012 models of the Dodge Charger. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a wiring flaw that could disable... read more March 14, 2014 by


 
San Francisco Bay cargo ship, by Flickr user Bernard Garon

U.S. Auto Exports Hit Record High

A few years ago, economists lamented the death of the U.S. manufacturing sector. They lay the blame on several factors, including the high cost of U.S. labor compared to... read more December 27, 2013 by


 
SCTV's 'Great White North' sketch, starring Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas as Bob & Doug McKenzie

Why Can't Canadians Buy Cars In The U.S.? TV Investigation Says It's Deliberate

Crossing borders to purchase things on the cheap is a centuries-old tradition -- and a centuries-old problem. For example, Canadian pharmacies made headlines in recent years... read more October 24, 2013 by


 
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


 
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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


 

 
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