The Globe and Mail - Globe Drive

Device turns old car into one with Bluetooth for hands-free calling

Sat, 25 Jun 2016 05:00:46 -0400

Look ma, all hands free

Why does my car give me static shocks?

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:39 -0400

Static electricity is an electrical charge, but without a path. Your clothing choices, foot attire, fabric seats and the humidity level determine how often you get zapped

Car makers hoping help from Canadian governments will tackle range anxiety

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:31:38 -0400

‘(With) both the federal government and provincial governments working together to develop the infrastructure you’ll see range anxiety eventually disappear’

Ontario changing used car safety standards and that's good news for buyers

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 05:00:55 -0400

For the first time in 42 years, Ontario is updating its inspection standards making it tougher to sell used cars

Review: 2017 Volvo S90 isn't trying to beat German brands, it finds a new road

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:13:02 -0400

There is an admirable simplicity and logic to the new offerings from the Swedish brand

Humble Ferrari owner and the love for his affordable, slow-to-appreciate Dino

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:41 -0400

When Norbert Egli drove his Ferrari into Mosport for the Historic Grand Prix, he could have strutted around as though he owns the place

Review: 2016 Mazda CX-9 is a family hauler with Miata spirit

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:00:31 -0400

If the MX-5 has to wait until the kids leave the nest, the CX-9 will still put a grin on your face

Fiat Chrysler recalls 13,000 Maserati cars for rollaway issue

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:52:11 -0400

Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it was speeding up its software fix for 1.1 million recalled vehicles for rollaway risks, like the recalled Jeep Grand Cherokee that was involved in the recent death of “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin

Tesla rival Faraday approved to test self-driving cars on California roads

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:29:29 -0400

The China-backed, Los Angeles-based startup plans to begin building and selling electric vehicles next year in the United States

Review: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe is for those who don't follow the herd

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:44 -0400

So, in a world gone mad for crossovers, who is going to buy a car like this? People who want to drive a vehicle that most other people think doesn't exist any more

Revealed: 2017 Porsche Panamera packs a lovely one-two punch

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:53:00 -0400

Sharper engineering plus a sexier design equals the real Porsche of sedans

Review: 2018 Audi A5 is a predictable evolution to please loyalists

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:20 -0400

Audi tinkers with a winning formula

Fiat Chrysler to investigate after 'Star Trek' actor dies when recalled Jeep crashes

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:22:58 -0400

Fiat Chrysler in April recalled more than 1.1 million cars and SUVs worldwide because vehicles may roll away after drivers exit, an issue linked to 41 injuries, 212 crashes and 308 reports of property damage, though it had no immediate fix for owners

Car concept comes with a 'cyclist-friendly' system

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:00:45 -0400

The Venus is an urban car concept that will prevent passengers from dooring cyclists

Drivers must learn the streets don't just belong to cars

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:00:12 -0400

We need to learn to play nicer because gridlock solutions are a long way off

In photos: Classic Mini during and after a secret restoration for a B.C. couple

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:48 -0400

The dream was dead, the car was scrap. Bought as an engagement gift, this 1974 Austin 1000 should have been perfect for a hopeful young couple eager to ride together. A life on the road, touring with their friends in a classic Mini; but the rust had eaten too much, the bodywork needed was too expensive. Enter Robert Maynard, a soft-spoken mechanical genius from Britain. He's the owner of RWM & Co. restorations, and his daily bread is bringing Aston-Martins and Jaguars back from the brink. Maynard takes part in the classic car rally Andrew Snucins, the owner of the Mini, has been photographing for years. Maynard decided to give the Snucins a little surprise. Read the full story at the link below the gallery.

A week with the Volvo XC60: On the road with The Six Million Dollar Man

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 05:00:33 -0400

Compact SUV features an unintentionally funny lane departure warning sound

Non-luxury brand takes top spot in initial quality survey for first time

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:02:22 -0400

For the first time in 27 years, a nonluxury brand, Kia Motors, scored tops in the annual initial quality study

Deals of the Week: Buy Canadian and save big

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:28:00 -0400

To celebrate Canada’s birthday, we’ve highlighted savings on locally produced models for patriotic consumers

Friends surprise B.C. couple with secret restoration of beloved Mini

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:35 -0400

The dream was dead, the car was scrap. Bought as an engagement gift, this 1974 Austin 1000 should have been perfect for a hopeful young couple eager to ride together

My leased vehicle was in an accident – what are my options?

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:44:00 -0400

‘A customer is required to disclose [any accidents] when they turn the vehicle in – it is part of the turn-in report’

Mini unveils bold concept for sharable future

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:12 -0400

With the Vision concept, Mini's designers have imagined a future where you won't buy a car, but instead, a car plan or a service

Forget crossovers and SUVs, sports cars are shifting into high gear

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:00:33 -0400

It is one fast and furious trend

Free mapping app directs you without eating data while roaming

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 05:00:28 -0400 app will get you where you need to go without costly data roaming charges

How Canadians buy cars: they ask friends first

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 05:00:17 -0400

Consumers considering a new-vehicle purchase consult friends and family long before heading to the dealership, a poll suggests

The biggest discounts on almost self-driving cars

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:43:07 -0400

While fully-autonomous vehicles have yet to hit the consumer market, a number of new vehicles are now equipped with technology that warns drivers if they are drifting lanes and can even make corrections without human intervention

If I have an accessible parking permit, can I park at a meter for free?

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:14:45 -0400

If you have an accessible parking permit in the city of Toronto you can park nearly anywhere you want for free

Review: 2017 Lincoln MKZ is quietly causing a stir

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:00:10 -0400

Refreshed MKZ is here now, but the best is yet to come

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