Back in the Paleolithic period when music thrived on vinyl records, I had a three-hit rule: I could justify buying the album if it had three hit songs on it. Today the same guideline applies to my daughter’s long-suffering 2009 Pontiac Vibe. After three hits, it’s worthwhile getting the body fixed. Let’s just say it’s […]

Back in the Paleolithic period when music thrived on vinyl records, I had a three-hit rule: I could justify buying the album if it had three hit songs on it. Today the same guideline applies to my daughter’s long-suffering 2009 Pontiac Vibe. After three hits, it’s worthwhile getting the body fixed. Let’s just say it’s […]

It’s a minuscule amount – just $10 – that appears on every vehicle purchase and lease agreement in Ontario, yet most car buyers don’t have a clue what the charge is for. The fee came into focus when the Auditor General of Ontario recently released a Value-For-Money Audit report on the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry […]

Count me among the few, at least within my profession, who weren’t too jazzed about the arrival of the 11th generation Honda Civic. As I wrote in a column back in June, I didn’t find the new car all that appealing. Its retreat into conservative design territory felt like a huge step backward, and the […]