Automotive Scene Columnist: Automotive history author and member, Automotive Journalists Association of Canada.
2014 Chevrolet Corvette: seventh generation of iconic sports car
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 11:31
The seventh generation (C7) of Chevrolet’s iconic two-seater Corvette was unveiled at this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It’s been a long journey for a car that began as a General Motors styling concept created by legendary stylist Harley Earl for their 1953 Motorama show in New York City’s famed Waldorf-Astoria hotel.
Nissan makes commitment to steer-by-wire
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 11:31
Since the dawn of the automobile cars have been guided by a driver turning a steering wheel, or moving a tiller in some very early cars.
Fuel economy drives quest for lighter materials
Wednesday, 05 December 2012 11:24
The U. S. has legislated an aggressive automobile Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard that rises incrementally to 35.5 mpg by 2016 and continues to 54.5 by 2025.
Hybrid power wins Le Mans
Tuesday, 16 October 2012 10:37
The French Le Mans 25-hour race has run annually with few exceptions due to war since 1923, and the cars have evolved from slightly modified stock cars to today’s high tech sports racers.