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Classic Cars at PoloFest International

Check back for details on the 2024 Show EuroClassic 2023 presented Classic Cars at the Vancouver International Polo Festival on July 29, 2023, with one hundred (100) invited Euro Classics, Modern Performance Luxury and Supercars on display. Featured Marques Celebrated: McLaren 60; Porsche 75, Ferrari 75 and Aston Martin 110. Each registered vehicle received aRead Full Story

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Study finds Canadians spend thousands of dollars a year on their cars, drive them only four per cent of the time

A study by Angus Reid Global has revealed that Canadian cars are sitting idle 96 per cent of the time. The study was conducted in partnership with Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace. The study conducted in Feburary 2019 and fielded among a representative sample of 2,017 Canadians found that on average, Canadian car ownersRead Full Story

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San Diego’s roadworthy summer trips

From stunning natural wonders to quirky roadside attractions and a bucolic backcountry where dramatic topography makes for inspiring, Instagramable moments, San Diego’s diverse landscapes and neighborhoods make it the ultimate summer road trip destination. The following are four epic roadways in San Diego, along with the best places to stop for visitors to live outRead Full Story

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In Memoriam: Paul Barlow

Paul Barlow (September 6, 1948 – April 3, 2018) It is with sadness that Patrick and Joan Stewart publish the following announcement about the passing of Paul Barlow. Paul was a long-time friend and attendee of the Vancouver All British Field Meet, which he faithfully and consistently attended for more than 15 years. An activeRead Full Story

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Morris Calvert (far right) at Westwood in 1979 with drivers Bryan Evans and Tom Johnston, who won a national championship in one of Johnston's cars.

In Memoriam: Morris Calvert

Morrison (Morris) Calvert (August 31, 1936 – June 5, 2017 Morrison (Morris) Calvert passed away suddenly from a stroke on June 5, 2017. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Morris immigrated to Canada at the age of 18. He married Anna in 1969, welcoming their only child Lana in1972. Spending much of his career working forRead Full Story

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Automotive writer Brendan McAleer.

Brendan McAleer recipient of 2016 Bridgestone Feature Writing Award

North Vancouver resident Brendan McAleer has received the 2016 Bridgestone Feature Writing Award. The Bridgestone Feature Writing Award, which recognizes outstanding journalism in the Canadian automotive industry, was presented to McAleer as part of the annual Automotive Journalist Association of Canada (AJAC) TestFest event held from October 24 to October 28, in Bowmanville, Ontario. McAleerRead Full Story

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Zipcars now available in Richmond, BC

Car sharing company Zipcar has expanded its service and is now offering Richmond, BC residents and small businesses access to cars “on-demand” by the hour or the day. With nearly 125 Zipcars in Vancouver, two new Zipcars—a Honda CR-V named “Cyrill” and a Nissan Sentra named “Sashbay”—are now available for reservation. The cars can beRead Full Story

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AC sports car, one of the many cars featured on the Downtown Abbey TV series.

Downtown Abbey and the cars of British TV

By Philip Powell____________ I’m a big fan of British TV shows that regularly appear on public television, especially those that depict an earlier period. Heartbeat, recreating the 60s, is one of my favourites, now in a complete re-run from season one, for which I’m grateful as I didn’t know the show existed then. More recentlyRead Full Story

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New crossed flags logo for all-new C7 Corvette

Chevrolet will debut its seventh-generation Corvette on Sunday evening, Jan. 13, 2013, in Detroit. To start the countdown to 1.13.13, Chevrolet is showing the new Crossed Flags logo for the new 2014 Corvette. “The all-new, seventh-generation Corvette deserved an all-new emblem,” said Ed Welburn, GM vice president of global design. “The new Crossed Flags designRead Full Story

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BCAA partners with Kidney Car Program

June 3-9, 2012 is Canada’s Environment Week and vehicle owners are being encouraged to donate their unused vehicle(s) to the Kidney Car Program. The Kidney Car Program is part of a unique series of “recycle for life” programs developed by The Kidney Foundation of Canada that benefit the environment, vehicle owners and people affected byRead Full Story

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In Memoriam: Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby, the automotive icon whose innovation and influence spanned more than a half-century, died on Thursday May 11, 2012. Shelby, who was 89, had been in failing health for some time. Shelby standing next to a Maserati 450S that he raced in 1957. He won the first race at VIR in a sister carRead Full Story

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Canadian Black Book helps consumers reduce cost of ownership

When it comes to making cars that command a consistently higher trade-in value after four years the Japanese continue to dominate, Europeans stay the course and North American manufacturers steadily improve, Canada’s leading source of automotive values says. The 2012 “Best Retained Value Awards” released by Canadian Black Book (CBB) show Japanese cars and trucksRead Full Story

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