Trucks

The Subaru Crosstrek boasts a tough-look appearance that’s currently in vogue, with a hiked-up ride height that provides extra ground clearance.

2021 Subaru Crosstrek

Pound for pound, one of the best values for an all-wheel-drive small utility vehicle

  • Nov 19, 2020
The Subaru Crosstrek boasts a tough-look appearance that’s currently in vogue, with a hiked-up ride height that provides extra ground clearance.
The horsepower war between FCA and Ford has spilled over to the Ram and the F-150 from the Challenger and Mustang. PHOTO: FCA

The Auto Sleuth

New Ram, new GMC utility in the works, a Bugatti Baby and more

  • Nov 18, 2020
The horsepower war between FCA and Ford has spilled over to the Ram and the F-150 from the Challenger and Mustang. PHOTO: FCA
The 1.6- and optional 2.5-litre four-cylinder engines are both turbocharged and they both come with eight-speed transmissions, although the 2.5’s is a different design. PHOTO: KIA

2021 Kia K5

The midsize-sedan category needs some attitude…and here it is

  • Nov 12, 2020
The 1.6- and optional 2.5-litre four-cylinder engines are both turbocharged and they both come with eight-speed transmissions, although the 2.5’s is a different design. PHOTO: KIA
The Nissan Ariya is a new electric hatchback, but that’s not the only thing new coming from the automaker for the 2021 model year. PHOTO: FCA

The Auto Sleuth: Hot off the press!

What’s new from Nissan, GM-Nicola electric truck partnership and more

  • Nov 9, 2020
The Nissan Ariya is a new electric hatchback, but that’s not the only thing new coming from the automaker for the 2021 model year. PHOTO: FCA
The 2021 Venza can only be bought as a hybrid. Unheard of perhaps five years ago, the move is not entirely surprising as hybrid costs have come down. The base price is an estimated $38,000, including destination charges. 
PHOTO: TOYOTA

FIRST LOOK: 2021 Toyota Venza

It’s a bold move to bring back a retired name, and even bolder to only offer it as an AWD hybrid

  • Nov 7, 2020
The 2021 Venza can only be bought as a hybrid. Unheard of perhaps five years ago, the move is not entirely surprising as hybrid costs have come down. The base price is an estimated $38,000, including destination charges. 
PHOTO: TOYOTA
2020 Jeep® Gladiator Overland

2020 Jeep Gladiator

It’s actually a real truck

  • Oct 19, 2020
2020 Jeep® Gladiator Overland
GUEST COLUMN: Couldn’t function in COVID without truckers

GUEST COLUMN: Couldn’t function in COVID without truckers

During national trucking week, Langley group spotlights what went into ensuring drivers keep rolling

  • Sep 5, 2020
GUEST COLUMN: Couldn’t function in COVID without truckers
Bombi Pass on Highway 3. (@YRBKootenayBdn/Twitter)

Someone stole a portable toilet meant for truckers along Highway 3 in Kootenays

Maintenance company makes callout for portable washroom to be returned

Bombi Pass on Highway 3. (@YRBKootenayBdn/Twitter)
BC Vintage Truck Museum president Anna Dean drives a classic truck called the “Pink Lady.” Dean recently announced the truck museum would reopen to the public July 25. (Black Press Media file photo)

Cloverdale’s truck museum to reopen

BC Vintage Truck Museum set to open to public July 25

BC Vintage Truck Museum president Anna Dean drives a classic truck called the “Pink Lady.” Dean recently announced the truck museum would reopen to the public July 25. (Black Press Media file photo)
The last semi in the Ryley Grin’s big rig birthday parade on Saturday was Ryley’s “dad,” or grandfather, who surprised him with a dirtbike. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

Aldergrove grandpa gets help from fellow truckers to surprise grandson with big rig birthday parade

Lower Mainland towers and truckers came together during COVID pandemic for Ryley Grin’s 10th birthday

The last semi in the Ryley Grin’s big rig birthday parade on Saturday was Ryley’s “dad,” or grandfather, who surprised him with a dirtbike. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
Trucks at the 200th Street interchange in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

THANK YOU ESSENTIAL WORKERS: Truckers facing long journeys alone in age of COVID-19

Isolation, lack of food, and a business slowdown are all affecting the people who move goods

Trucks at the 200th Street interchange in Langley. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
‘It’s frightening’: B.C. trucker on being on the road during COVID-19

‘It’s frightening’: B.C. trucker on being on the road during COVID-19

Armed with a keychain-sized hand sanitizer, trucker Brennan Bateman set out for the United States

‘It’s frightening’: B.C. trucker on being on the road during COVID-19
The aftermath of a crash on Highway One near the 232nd Street Interchange. (Cam Massey/special to Black Press Media)                                The aftermath of a crash on Highway One near the 232nd Street Interchange. (Cam Massey/special to Black Press Media)
The aftermath of a crash on Highway One near the 232nd Street Interchange. (Cam Massey/special to Black Press Media)                                The aftermath of a crash on Highway One near the 232nd Street Interchange. (Cam Massey/special to Black Press Media)
On Feb. 27, 2020, RCMP in Burnaby caught a truck driver with a third passenger in the back, sitting on a child’s car seat. (RCMP handout)

B.C. truck drivers caught with passengers sitting on wood block, children’s car seat

Two separate truck drivers were handed fines for illegal passenger seats in Burnaby

On Feb. 27, 2020, RCMP in Burnaby caught a truck driver with a third passenger in the back, sitting on a child’s car seat. (RCMP handout)
(Photo: twitter.com/MonsterJam)

Monster Jam set to roar back into Vancouver

Monster truck tour to stop at PNE Coliseum in March

(Photo: twitter.com/MonsterJam)
Andy Schildhorn, president of the Fort Langley Community Association, wants to see big trucks like this one diverted around Fort Langley in the future. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fort Langley association tries to get trucks out of village

A petition calling on the Township to divert truck traffic gathered hundreds of signatures

Andy Schildhorn, president of the Fort Langley Community Association, wants to see big trucks like this one diverted around Fort Langley in the future. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)