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NewsCalgary Voted as the Best Driving City in the World in 2019
British research firm Mister Auto has just published its 2019 Driving Cities Index and Calgary ranks No. 1 on the entire planet. Cheap gas and parking, plus limited congestion are some of the reasons why. Dubai is second, followed by another Canadian city, Ottawa. Vancouver (6th), Montreal (28th) and Toronto …
On this day in history: November 17
  • 1906: Soichiro Honda born, Hamamatsu, Japan
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesElectric Cars: Key Terms Explained
You know what displacement, horsepower and L/100 km all mean. These automotive terms exist since, well, pretty much the invention of automobiles. Electric cars are a different creature, however. They have their own unique features and a unique vocabulary. A Few Definitions Fossil fuels are out, electrons are in! Let’s …
News2020 Fiat 500X Lineup Bolstered with a New Sport Model
The Fiat 500 may be on its way out of North America , but FCA is not done yet with the 500X sub-compact crossover. Following the addition of a 1.3-litre turbo engine and other features for 2019, plus a lifestyle-oriented Urbana Edition earlier this year, the company is announcing a …
ElectricAre you Ready for Mustang Mach-E?
As previously reported, November 17 is the day Ford will unveil its brand new and highly anticipated electric SUV in Los Angeles. For a long time, the company has been referring to it as a “Mustang-inspired” vehicle to capitalize on the success of its iconic pony car. Well, it’s more …
ElectricRivian R1T Caught on the Road… in Canada
The electric pickup everybody is talking about—at least until Tesla unveils its "Cybertruck" on November 21—is the Rivian R1T. Sure, it’s not even on the market yet, but we think you should know that it was recently spotted on the beautiful roads of Canada. More specifically, the truck came to …
NewsHyundai Santa Cruz Production to Start in Alabama in 2021
Hyundai confirmed on Wednesday that the production version of the Santa Cruz will hit the assembly line at its Montgomery, Alabama plant in 2021. The vehicle was first shown as a concept way back at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will join the Hyundai Santa …
News2020 Mazda CX-5 to Receive More Torque, Extra Features
On the heels of the refreshed CX-9 , Mazda is announcing similar changes to its most popular vehicle, the CX-5 . This comes a year after the addition of a top-line Signature model powered by a new turbocharged 2.5-litre engine, and just a couple of months after the equally new …
NewsElectric MINI Cooper SE Lands in Canada, Pricing Announced
Following its world premiere in July, the all-new, all-electric 2020 MINI Cooper SE 3 Door has finally arrived in Canada. A special launch event took place yesterday at the MINI dealership in Laval, Quebec. Aesthetically, the MINI Cooper SE is similar to the conventional, three-door variant. Designers retained some of …
NewsToyota Camry and Avalon are Both Getting AWD
As winter takes over in most of Canada, Toyota has great news for drivers: the popular Camry and the larger Avalon will soon add an all-wheel drive option. Unfortunately, the Camry AWD will not go on sale before early spring (as a 2020 model), when pretty much all the snow …
NewsAll-new McLaren Elva is a Sexy Roadster With no Roof or Windows
McLaren has just unveiled another new model inspired from the past. The Elva celebrates Bruce McLaren-designed McLaren-Elva sports cars from the 1960s, starting with the M1A (see photo gallery), an open-cockpit two-seater designed for the track. Unlike its predecessors, the 2020 McLaren Elva will be street-legal… even though it has …
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