In this week’s video, I talk about the all new 2016 Nissan Titan XD. For the love of whatever it is you hold dear, stop comparing this truck to the F-250 Super Duty!
Born out of necessity during the world wars, the original Jeep was hand-built in just seven weeks with a lot of hard work and the genius determination of automobile engineers. Even as far back as World War I, the U.S. Army was urgently looking for an all-terrain reconnaissance vehicle that was fast but yet lightweight. […]
During the 24 Hours of Le-Mons Arse-Freeze-Apalooza yesterday, Ferkel the Nein-11 was involved in a massive crash. The VW Diesel Powered Porsche was racing in the back of a pack that was being led by a Vanagon of all things, when the pack parts like the Red Sea and Ferkel’s driver is presented with a […]
There are so many things going on surrounding Dieselgate that it can be hard to keep up. Volkswagen to fire four executives Automotive News says that following the sudden resignation of VW CEO Martin Winterkorn, other top execs at the company are about to be turfed. Michael Horn, head honcho for Volkswagen’s U.S. operations will […]
We have seen successful car companies survive recall scandals time and time again, often coming out stronger than they went in. Society is different today. Society expects not only transparency but also honesty. In days gone by, a company was expected to be trustworthy because, well, because we all thought that ethics were part of […]
It isn’t very often that we come anywhere close to any vehicles that could even be spy shot worthy here in southern Ontario, so when I spotted this 2016 Nissan Titan XD on the highway today, I decided to take a chance and grab a quick photo. Nissan’s new entry into the ultra competitive light […]
When the first Nissan Titans rolled off the truck at the Nissan dealership I managed in 2003, I remember thinking that it was a very cool truck, but that it was never going to be accepted by buyers of traditional American trucks. It was not quite big enough, not quite powerful enough and cost a […]
It seems like forever that automotive journalists in North America have been begging auto manufacturers to bring a European style wagon to this continent. A stylish, practical, affordable and all wheel drive wagon that is diesel powered and features a manual transmission. I can remember reading journalists rants about the lack of availability of such […]