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Mark Richardson is the former editor of the Toronto Star's automotive section who now contributes to a number of publications within Canada.
He is the author of the 2008 book Zen and Now: On the trail of Robert Pirsig and the art of motorcycle maintenance, for which he rode his old motorcycle across the United States to California.
In 2012, he drove a new Chevy Camaro convertible along the entire 7,600-kilometre length of the Trans-Canada Highway and the journey became his second book, Canada's Road: A Journey on the Trans-Canada Highway from St. John's to Victoria.
Currently, he is president of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada