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BuzzIdiot Wrecks His Modified Porsche in Deserted NYC Streets
We have a new nominee for the worst fail of the year, folks. While the streets of New York City are mostly empty due to the lockdown measures implemented by authorities to fight COVID-19, the owner of a Gemballa Mirage GT, which is an extremely rare and highly customized version …
NewsHyundai Extends its Warranties in the Wake of COVID-19
Two weeks ago, Hyundai Canada announced payment deferral options for new and existing customers as well as an interest rate break of 1 percent on most models financed through Hyundai. Today, the company is adding a new relief to help those who may face difficulties in getting vehicle maintenance during …
Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid2021 BMW 330e Pricing Announced, EV Incentives Apply
BMW Canada has some good news for 3 Series fans who are eagerly awaiting the next-generation plug-in hybrid variant being introduced for 2021. First, the car will hit the market next month—provided everything goes according to plan despite the COVID-19 crisis. More importantly, pricing has been announced: $44,950 for the …
NewsWatch: Tesla Makes Ventilators Using Model 3 Parts
While Elon Musk questioned the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic as recently as a few weeks ago, his most high-profile company is now busy producing medical equipment to help avoid a shortage. Just like Ford and General Motors, Tesla has started making ventilators for people who contracted the virus and …
RacingNASCAR Steps up in Fight Against COVID-19
With the COVID-19 pandemic compromising all NASCAR races through May 3, series officials and teams stepped up to keep fans entertained with the launch of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro virtual championship on March 22. More importantly, like many other businesses in North America, they are using their expertise and resources …
NewsTesla Sales are Rising While the Rest of the Industry is Collapsing
This week’s release of monthly and quarterly sales by automakers finally allowed us to quantify the impact of COVID-19. In Canada, the total numbers for the industry are down 48 percent and 20 percent, respectively, versus the same periods a year ago. In fact, other than a few tiny players …
RacingRelive One of F1’s Most Epic Races of All Time for Free
Stuck at home and looking for something exciting to watch? Formula 1’s YouTube channel has just added a complete Grand Prix and it happens to be one of the most epic races ever—the 1986 Australian Grand Prix. The Williams cars, powered by a turbocharged Honda engine, were the ones to …
BuzzA Bunch of Still-new Cars Come out of 30-year Confinement
As reported yesterday, car sales are freefalling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dealer lots and showrooms are eerily quiet, and things might not get back to normal until a few more months. But that’s nothing compared to what happened to a bunch of Italian and French cars down in Argentina.
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: Toyota RAV4
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at compact SUVs , a market segment where the leader is also the best-selling model in Canada. Allow us to present you the …
ElectricHonda Calls on GM to Develop Two New EVs
Many are disappointed that the Honda CR-V Hybrid is not available in Canada or that the Honda e electric city car will stay in Europe and Japan, but as they say, good things come to those who wait. The automaker wants to offer long-range EVs that better meet the needs …
NewsReport: Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 to be Axed, Plus One Good News
Despite getting a series of upgrades and an Heritage Edition for 2020, the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 will not survive much longer, according to Ford Authority , which cites “sources familiar with The Blue Oval’s product plans.” This includes both the GT350 and the track-focused GT350R . Without saying when …
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