The Honda GEAR Is The Subcompact Honda Has To Build

This year's Detroit Auto Show was all about Acuras instead of the core brand, but the Japanese clearly didn't want to leave North America without giving us a new Honda. They choose the Montreal International Auto Show for their premier, so go ahead and blame Canada for getting the first peek at a future we hope Honda… » 1/18/13 9:00am 1/18/13 9:00am

Celine Dion Drives Her '87 Plymouth Sundance Right Up The Tallest…

It turns out that Céline Dion really did make French-language Chrysler commercials » 10/02/08 11:00am 10/02/08 11:00am back in the 80s, and here's another one allegedly featuring the future superstar. Thrill as she hoons that '87 Sundance right up the in Montreal, miraculously avoiding arrest at the summit. Maybe 146 turbocharged horsepower (although…

Today's Bold Move: Montreal Dealer Opens on Weekends, Gets Attacked

Those nutty French Canadians are at it again. Montreal is apparently one of the only places in North American where you can't buy a new car on the weekend. The regulation is part of an agreement between all new car dealers aimed at reducing work hours for dealership employees. Claude Leclair, owner of Pie IX Dodge… » 2/20/07 11:30am 2/20/07 11:30am

Canadians Look To Emasculate Champ Car... Even More

The Champ Car race in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec hasn't been doing so well, with attendance at the previous Montreal race dropping to around 110,000, nearly a third of a similar F1 weekend. So what are those nutty Canadians doing to make the series more interesting? Adding Cirque Du Soleil (and moving it to the… » 2/15/07 2:30pm 2/15/07 2:30pm

Freakin' French-Canadians: Auto Theft Rings in Quebec

First they spring Celine Dion on us, and now this bit of disturbing news out of Quebec. While here in the United States we have a 67% stolen-vehicle recovery rate, in Canada, it's a staggering 2%. And Canadian gangs of thieves are targeting American-registered vehicles, re-vinning them, and in many cases, selling the… » 7/17/06 5:00pm 7/17/06 5:00pm