Lexus
everything automotive

Lexus most reliable – again

February 14, 2019 Richard 0

Lexus has been named the most dependable car brand in America for the eighth straight year. Its parent company – Toyota – nailed down the runner-up spot. Porsche was named the most dependable single vehicle […]

Ford F-150
everything automotive

Winners and losers

February 6, 2019 Richard 0

The auto industry’s 2018 sales books are closed, and all the numbers are in. Using data from Automotive News Canada, let’s look at some winners, losers and observations. The Ford F-150 remained the best-selling vehicle […]

Infiniti
everything automotive

The future is electric at Nissan and Infiniti

January 22, 2019 Richard 0

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit auto show provided a glimpse into the future for Nissan and Infiniti. In both cases it involves an entirely new, and electric platform. Infiniti unveiled the QX Inspiration, a concept […]

Detroit auto show
everything automotive

What was new at the Detroit auto show

January 17, 2019 Richard 0

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has lost some of its international flavour n the last few years. So much so that in order to remain in the game it is switching to June […]

No Picture
everything automotive

Pickups fail IIHS headlight tests

June 20, 2018 Richard 0

IIHS headlight tests reveal the vast majority of pickup trucks have poor headlights. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says each of the small pickups it has tested, is only available with headlights with a […]

No Picture
everything automotive

IIHS headlight ratings rattle the auto industry

June 16, 2018 Richard 0

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has begun testing headlights and including those results in its overall safety ratings. The first group of vehicles to be tested were midsize cars. The results were pretty […]

headlights
Industry

Some headlights are not very bright

June 14, 2018 Richard 0

  As someone who drives hundreds of new vehicles every year, I am well aware of the disparity in headlight performances. Part of my normal test route involves unlit secondary or back roads. It only […]