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February 8, 2018 – 3:07 pm | Edit Post

Montreal is the laughing stock of North America when it comes to infrastructure management. Specifically, a legacy of corruption, short-sighted planning, and the sheer incompetence of its political leadership have hobbled one of the largest cities on the continent when it comes to managing traffic and attracting international investment. To this we can now add the hubris of newly-elected Montreal mayor Valerie Plante and Plateau-Mont-Royal borough mayor Luc Ferrandez in deciding to close Mount Royal to automobile traffic in the spring of 2018.

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Driving It This Week: 2015 Volkswagen GTI

December 1, 2014 – 7:00 pm | Edit Post

This week I’m driving the 2015 Volkswagen GTI – but not for the first time.

The 2014 Dodge Challenger Shaker at the Drag Strip

June 19, 2014 – 11:08 am | Edit Post

Back in the day, ‘shaker’ hoods sat on top of carbureted engines and stuck out through a hole in the hood to suck in as much cool air as possible. They got the shaker name due to the lumpy cams that were often installed on muscle cars, causing the intake to shake at idle.

Driven This Week: The 2014 BMW i3 Electric Car

June 5, 2014 – 1:30 pm | Edit Post

This week I had the chance to drive the 2014 BMW i3, which is the first all-electric car from BMW to go on sale to the general public.