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End of the road: How the iconic early automakers passed on
Can you patent the automobile? Somebody once tried ...

How Henry Ford broke the Selden patent

In detail: Chip Foose’s P-32 and Hemisfear

Everything you could want to know about two of Foose’s most-famous cars, the Hemisfear and P-32

The Auto Collections: Cool cars in a hot town

Tucked away on the fifth floor of a hotel on the Las Vegas strip we found a hidden treasure trove

Front-wheel-drive cars: how it all began

Front-wheel drive: a brief history

2013 Copper Kettle Classics car show: The rat rods
2013 Ventura Farms Concours Invitational: The cars

Ventura Farms of Los Angeles hosted their very first concours this past April: here’s our look

2013 Copper Kettle Classics car show: The cars

The Copper Kettle Classics car club visited Creemore, Ontario—here’s what turned up

The future – and the past – is electric: B.C.'s Detroit Electric

The future is electric! Yeah, well, so’s the past

Fill 'er up: A history of gas stations
Everything old is new again

Old car features that aren’t really that old

The unforgettable "Big Daddy" Roth
Canadiana: Winnipeg-made remote starter circa 1966
Who was Von Dutch?
Cool stuff on hot rods
Tall glass for funeral cars no more

Why funeral cars will never be the same again

Restoring classic cars, building a future
Wartime measures: Cars and drivers did their part
Model engine builders: Making the most with the least
The Aurora GRX: Canada's Cobra
Car terms from the dawn of time
The story of Canada’s first car

How a Canadian watchmaker came up with a steam buggy twenty years before Karl Benz “invented” the car in 1886

A brief history of Canadian Tire
Model citizen: A visit to Vancouver's Wilkinson Automobilia

One-one with the man behind what’s arguably the most diverse car magazine, book and model shop in Canada.

Daily driving an 80-year-old car

What it’s like to commute to work in a Ford Model A – and across the country.

The Zeds that came back

For this Thunder Bay, Ontario Nissan collector, the brand’s in his blood