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NewsHow to Get a 700-hp Ford Mustang GT for $50K
Remember the awesome Roush Performance Mustang Stage 3 we told you about last spring? This is almost as good… and considerably cheaper, too. A Ford dealer in Tennessee, Brown Lee Performance, is getting a lot of attention these days for selling 700-horsepower Mustang s at a cool price of $39,995 …
On this day in history: October 22
  • 1954: Ford presents the Thunderbird
NewsMazda Has a “Surprising” New Diesel Engine in Store for 2020
One could be forgiven for not knowing exactly where Mazda is going right now. Just as the small Japanese automaker prepares to unveil its first-ever all-electric vehicle at the Tokyo Auto Show, we hear from one executive that Mazda is still committed to diesel engines despite their rapidly decreasing popularity.
NewsExclusive The Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Won't Return
Seeing how unpopular the Mirage G4 is, the new president and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors of Canada, Juyu Jeon, wisely decided to axe the diminutive sedan—a good news for dealers, which had to maintain a few units in their inventory. So, 2019 will be the final model year for the …
NewsOver 40,000 Plug-In Cars Sold in Canada so Far in 2019
Fueled—or should we say energized?—by the new federal rebate of $5,000 introduced on May 1, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles sales in Canada are exceeding 40,000 units so far in 2019. More precisely, the total of confirmed or estimated EV/PHEV sales during the first nine months reached approximately 40,500, a …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesWhat is Mild Hybrid Technology, Exactly?
There’s a battery revolution taking place in the auto industry as today’s cars shift from conventional powertrains to electrified ones. You know about electric vehicles (EV) and hybrids, but what about mild hybrid vehicles? Let’s see… Mild Hybrid Technology: A Quick Explanation While its development has been going on for …
BuzzDaniel Craig-designed Aston Martin is Priced to Kill
Once again this year, the famous Neiman Marcus Holiday Catalog does not disappoint. Among the so-called Fantasy Gifts is a special-edition Aston Martin DBS Superleggera inspired by James Bond. Actor Daniel Craig himself picked the colour for the exterior and interior, only 007 copies will be sold and each one …
New ModelsThis New Toyota Yaris Has Nothing to do With Ours
Twenty years after the original, Toyota hosted the world premiere of the all-new, fourth-generation Yaris. It will go on sale in Japan next February before hitting Europe in the second half of 2020. And Canada? Forget about it. Our Toyota Yaris , which is also brand new for 2020, is …
ElectricTesla Model 3’s Range Increased to Over 400 Km
When it first went on sale in Canada, the Tesla Model 3 was an entry-level electric sedan capable of travelling 354 kilometres on a full charge. A few months later, the company increased its range to 386 kilometres in base trim—just a little more than the Chevrolet Bolt EV at …
ElectricFord Announces Free Charging at Over 12,000 Stations
As it prepares to hit the market with a Mustang-inspired electric crossover next year, Ford has announced plans to offer more electric vehicle (EV) public charging stations in North America than any other automaker. The FordPass Charging Network will feature more than 12,000 charging stations, including approximately 1,400 in Canada.
DealersPolestar Chooses Montreal for its First North American Store
Polestar , the former Volvo performance division now operating as a standalone brand specialized in electric vehicles, has just announced that its first “Polestar Space” in the Americas will be located in Montreal. This is the result of a partnership with Groupe Park Avenue, which already owns nearly 20 dealerships …
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