Classic beauties from decades passed graced the shores of Lake Ontario at the 22nd annual Autofest Nationals at Lakeview Park in Oshawa, ON, August 21-23, 2015. More than 1,400 classic cars and trucks were on display - here are 10 of the highlights.
Aug 26, 2015
Trucks sales are soaring. Canadians bought more than one million trucks in 2014. And that number will likely rise in 2015 thanks to new and revamped trucks and SUVs coming to the market including these:
Aug 20, 2015
Plant-based materials being used in vehicles on everything from tires to plastic storage bins
Jul 21, 2015
2015 marks the Bantam Jeep’s 75th birthday. To celebrate, the annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival kicked it up a notch in Butler, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the Bantam Jeep. Thousands of Jeeps from across North America, including many from Canada, flocked here for the birthday bash in the middle of June. Butler is about 55 kms north of Pittsburgh.
Jul 03, 2015
Beautiful spring weather is finally here. It’s time to clean your home and garden, but don’t forget about your car. Here are 10 simple tips that will make cleaning less of a chore. After all, upkeep is the best way to maintain the life of your vehicle.
May 09, 2015
The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan is a sight to behold. But it’s not only iconic Ford vehicles on display. It contains an assortment of historic American automobile memorabilia such as these iconic classics that defined certain decades.
May 02, 2015
April 22nd marks Earth Day around the world – an annual event that pays tribute to the environment. Whether it’s biking to work or taking public transportation, we can all do our part. Even if driving it the only option for commuting, there are smart options when it comes to cars. Here are 10 Top Green Cars on the road.
Apr 22, 2015
Supercars stand out on the road, but they also attract attention at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. Many of these cars are on display at the AutoExotica Exhibit. The show runs from Feb. 13-22.
Feb 21, 2015
Experts say your wheels reveal more about you than you think
Feb 14, 2015
Valentine’s Day is around the corner. If you’re venturing on a first date, don’t despair. There’s plenty to do to make a great first impression. But don’t forget about your car – it deserves just as much attention. Here are 10 tips to get your wheels first-date ready for the big day.
Feb 11, 2015
Petrina Gentile is an award-winning automotive journalist - one of the few women who cover cars in Canada. Her life revolves around wheels. She has been writing for the Drive section since 2004. Besides auto reviews, she also interviews celebrities like Norman Jewison, Patrick Dempsey, Rick Hansen, Dean McDermott, Russell Peters, and Ron MacLean for her My Car column. In her spare time, she produces the national TV show Car/Business with Jeremy Cato and Michael Vaughan, broadcast weekly on CTV and BNN. She also appears regularly covering the automotive beat for CTV’s Canada AM, CTV News Channel, The Marilyn Denis Show, The Pattie Lovett-Reid Show, and BNN. She has written several non-fiction books for kids including “Big Trucks, Big Wheels,” “Dirt Movers,” and “The Ballet School.” She’s still involved in the publishing world, acting as a consultant on the Superstar Cars series for Crabtree Publishing. Before focusing on cars, she was a news writer at CTV and a producer at BNN. She has a Masters Degree in Journalism from Carleton University and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric and Professional Writing (co-op) from the University of Waterloo.