Jim Robinson

Motoring: Toyota gets down to work with 2014 Tundra

Toyota Canada believes, with the 2014 Tundra, they have the right truck to drive a change in perceptions.

Motoring: Audi’s dual-fuel g-tron a gas in every way

With two sources of fuel, Audi engineers estimate it will have a range of up to 1,300 km.

Motoring: Concepts are king in Frankfurt Motor Show

This year’s Frankfurt Motor Show runs until Sept. 22.

Motoring: Santa Fe XL Limited proves size does matter

You can have a mid-size SUV and seat up to seven people all in one vehicle and that’s what the 2013 Santa Fe XL is all about.

Motoring: Nissan’s work van gets the job done

The emerging work van market was not lost on Nissan.

Motoring: Super Duty Platinum blends beauty and brawn

For 2013 you can buy a mix of high-end Lariat and King Ranch Super Duty Ford models with the Platinum list of amenities.

Motoring: Kia reaches for the top with Cadenza

Kia Cadenza is considered a “near luxury” sedan with a similar size and a host of features found in the Mercedes E-Class or Audi A6.

Motoring: Audi’s electrifying R8 supercar whirrs away into history

After spending untold millions of development dollars, Audi has decided not to put its super sportscar into production.

Motoring: MINI’s cheeky droptop gets John Cooper Works

Driving a John cooper Works MINI lots of fun while still in speed limit.

Motoring: Chevrolet Impala gets stylin’ again

Impala is rolling off the assembly lines in Oshawa and Detroit-Hamtramck ready to go head-to-head with Ford Taurus and Dodge Charger.

Motoring: Putting Mazda’s Skyactiv to the real world test

With the automotive world gravitating to electrification, Mazda is alone in betting everything on the internal combustion engine.

Motoring: Kia Sorento SUV refreshed and ready

Why change anything, I asked, when the Sorento is already a top seller?

Porsche 911 spoils you for anything else

It’s now 50 years since the first introduced and the Porsche 911 is still causing a stir.

Motoring: Fast exotics at Geneva

LaFerrari seat is fixed and fitted to the driver; pedal box and steering wheel are adjustable.

MINI pops seventh model out of the box

MINI Cooper S Paceman 2013 the “world’s first Sports Activity Coupe in the premium small and compact segment.”

Motoring: Porsche’s four-seat time machine: Panamera GTS 2013

With luxurious seating for four, ground gobbling speed and Porsche’s legendary all-wheel-drive, Panamera could also be the ultimate SUV.

Littlest Land Rover breezes through big challenges

The littlest Land Rover, the LR2, now has a 2.0-litre inline turbo four-cylinder sourced from Ford

Cadillac ATS is a serious sports sedan contender

The 2013 Cadillac ATS represents a wonderful insight into how GM corporate thinking and reaction to consumer interests have changed.

Imports at LA Auto Show

Import auto makers host world premieres in LA Auto Show.

Ford’s newest CUV Escapes its trucky past

Ford realized that not only is the brand name Escape golden but consumers want something a little smaller and using less fuel.