Earlier this month Jalopnik reported on Tesla Motors and their radical dealer-less sales model being shut out of a state where the lieutenant governor owns several dealerships. (What an odd coincidence, heh?) »
Texas’ Paul Andrews and his son Chris have a lot of cars, and they really run the gamut. From a 1950s Canadian-market Mercury pickup truck to a nicely liveried Porsche Cayman S track car, they’ve got a little of everything. »
It took two years to negotiate publishing Jeremy Clarkson's motoring column in Canada's Toronto Star, and two columns to kill it. But it was a great run while it lasted. »
When professor Bruce Thomson started teaching vehicle design at Humber College in 2009, one of the first assignments he came up with for his senior students involved designing a Canadian car. »
The Second World War had only been over for a couple of months when Batista "Pinin" Farina's shop in Italy started building cars again. »
In an alternate universe, the Dodge Dart, Plymouth Road Runner and Plymouth Duster aren’t named Dart, Road Runner or Duster. They’re the Zipp, La Mancha and Taz.
Most burnout-gone-wrong videos involving someone jumping a curb usually cut out shortly after the curb jump when the driver’s slammed on the brakes. But not this one. 'Cause this kid just keeps going. »
The thing I like best about the "O'Leary fender," pictured above, is why it allegedly never caught on. »
It's the celebrity cars that always get top billing at custom car shows. At the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo in Toronto held this past weekend, for example, it was Jeff Bailey's "Sick Seconds" Camaro that acted as the literal poster/cover car. »
The hardest part of putting together a comprehensive list of neoclassic cars is deciding what technically constitutes a "neoclassic." Do replicas of '30s-era cars count? What about custom-built one-offs? What if it's more like a sporty MG-style roadster? Ughhh— »
You've probably seen them around on the web at some point, a Can-You-Guess-The-Car-Brand-From-The-Logo?-type quiz posted by a Facebook friend or something, and absolutely nailed the thing, save for maybe the one or two obscure and/or foreign automakers. This isn't one of those. »
For years, the International Centre in Toronto has held a massive mid-March custom car show to kick off the local show season. And for years it's changed names on a pretty regular basis. It used to be the Motion Custom Car Show, then Performance World, and in 2012 became MegaSpeed. »
French automaker Renault may try to break back into the North American market via the continent's largest French-speaking region: Quebec. In Canada. »
From what I understand, they actually share a co-founder. Magna was started in the '50s by two guys, and one left to start Multimatic (the original name of the company that would become Magna, by the way) in the '80s. The two firms "maintain a professional relationship" or something like that.
Also, because we're … »