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Test Drives2009 Pontiac Vibe AWD, just as practical, and now more muscular
The compact Pontiac Vibe is simultaneously a wagon and a utility vehicle without clearly belonging to either category. It has had a low-key career since its launch in 2003 but it is undeniably one of GM’s best product lines. That is no accident considering that it owes its technical design …

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NewsHealth Canada Warns... Pontiac Grand Am Owners
A very curious warning found its way onto Health Canada's website. While it isn't a proper recall, it is something to keep in mind if you own a very particular vehicle. If you are driving a Pontiac Grand Am built between 1996 and 1997, I would like to first and …
Recalls2.1 Million Vehicles Recalled For A Different Airbag Problem
It seems that one of the most dangerous parts of a vehicle is, ironically, an accessory that was invented to protect the passengers in the event of a crash: after the disaster of the Takata case, where a Japanese airbag manufacturer was accused of hiding a potentially deadly defect, another …
NewsWe Won't See GM's Orphaned Brands Back Anytime Soon
In a recent interview, General Motors' CEO Mary Barra announced that she wasn't missing the brands that GM killed during the 2008-2009 restructuring: Saturn, Saab, Hummer and Pontiac. This is by no means an official announcement, but it probably means that we won't see a revival of the brands while …
RecallsSafety Recall for Toyota/Lexus
With the recent events in automotive safety, we are no longer that surprised when thousands of cars are recalled for a safety issue. A few months ago, the news of Toyota recalling more than 840,000 vehicles because of a passenger airbag that could explode would have created a panic reaction.
RecallsGM Recalls Even More Cars
Things are going from bad to worse for GM. Right in the middle of their huge Ignition-Switch-May-Turn-Itself-Off-And-Prevent-Airbags-From-Deploying scandal, problems in other vehicles are forcing them to recall another batch of faulty cars and trucks. They started by asking dealerships to stop selling Cruzes while they checked some new reports. They …
NewsGM Should be Accountable for the Errors of the Past
Everything is not going well for GM. After a 1.6 million vehicle recall, the American automaker faces a $350 million dollar lawsuit that could get ugly. Everything started on January 13, when GM initiated a recall on 778,619 Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 vehicles because of a faulty ignition switch.
NewsCompany Transforms New Camaros Into Trans-Ams
If you’re a Pontiac fan upset by the discontinuation of the brand then you need to read this. A Florida company called Trans Am Depot can take your new Chevy Camaro and turn it into an officially licensed Pontiac Trans-Am. Founded out of a love and appreciation for Pontiac Trans …

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Motoring TV
2006 Pontiac Solstice Test Drive - Throwback Thursday
It seemed like a good idea at the time, and it was, but nobody knew that time was running out on Pontiac. The Solstice, with eyes on the Mazda Miata (MX-5), hit the showrooms in 2005, (https://youtu.be/ZqJkZh886Qo?t=1m26s) and despite some design flaws (https://youtu.be/ZqJkZh886Qo?t=2m38s, https://youtu.be/ZqJkZh886Qo?t=3m46s) it was a sales success. In …
Episodes
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 23
Pontiac Aztek 2001 2000 Audi TT Roadster quick brake smell = trouble Mazda RX-Evolv concept oil change intervals Jim Kenzie on, yikes, Pontiac Aztek.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 4
Professional Car Society meet 2001 Chrysler Sebring 1957 Pontiac Star Chief maintaining rear defroster extreme off-roading when should overdrive be turned off Jim Kenzie on road construction.
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 7
2001 Toyota Sequoia 2001 Pontiac Aztek checking freeze protection Sylvie Devienne's 1971 Chevelle SS an organized car is a safe one importance of judging speed.
Episodes
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 1
Nudist resort classic car show 2002 Chevy Avalanche tram linings Pontiac Rev concept; heating systems Jim Kenzie on proposal to take trucks off the 401 and put cargo on trains.
Episodes
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 10
Kia Amanti 2004 Mitsubishi Galant 1967 Pontiac Parisienne Nissan Armada what to do if you're stranded on the highway questioning Canada's crash test standards.
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Motoring TV 2005 Episode 2
2005 Honda Odyssey 2005 Pontiac G6 protecting your car's paint finish extreme off-roading has your car has run out of lives? confusing world of calculating fuel mileage 2005 Honda Odyssey 2005 Pontiac G6; …