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New ModelsToyota Corolla Cross Gets Closer to Landing in Canada
Unveiled in Thailand last summer, the all-new Toyota Corolla Cross is a model that has many people intrigued on this side of the planet. At a time when SUVs and crossovers are all the rage, the Japanese automaker has yet to offer North American customers something that would fill the …
NewsNew BMW 2 Series Coming With More Power, Grip
One year after adding the all-new 2 Series Gran Coupe , BMW is about to introduce the next generation of the “other” 2 Series a.k.a. the original one, available in coupe and cabriolet body styles. Today, the German automaker provided a few juicy details as the car enters the final …
NewsNew Honda Civic Si, Type R to Remain Manual Only
While the next-generation 2022 Honda Civic Sedan will exclusively feature a continuously variable transmission (CVT) for fuel-saving purposes, like many rivals do, the sporty Civic Si and high-performance Civic Type R will please driving enthusiasts by retaining their manual gearbox. In fact, company spokesman Carl Pulley has confirmed that the …
NewsThe Car Guide's Best Buys for 2021: Ford Mustang
Every year, The Car Guide unveils a list of Best Buys covering all the different vehicle categories in the industry. Sports cars are some of the most desirable vehicles on the market, and for 2021 there’s no better choice than the Ford Mustang . The iconic pony car is available …
News40 Percent of New Car Buyers are Willing to Pay a Big Markup
Consumers in Canada and the U.S. are paying the price for tighter vehicle stocks resulting from increased demand since the pandemic as well as the ongoing global chip shortage that causes delays and interruptions at many assembly plants. Most are aware of the situation, and it appears nearly half don’t …
RacingHonda Indy Toronto Removed From 2021 Calendar
The NTT IndyCar championship and support series like Canadian Touring Car Championship won’t see the streets of Toronto in 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in the city and province. The Honda Indy Toronto event was scheduled for the July 9-11 weekend following a cancellation in 2020 for similar …
NewsAston Martin to Drop Manual Transmission by 2022
Former Aston Martin boss Andy Palmer wished to be the last sports car manufacturer to offer a manual transmission. Well, that won’t be the case. New CEO Tobias Moers, who officially replaced Palmer in August 2020, has just announced that Aston Martin will eliminate the option by 2022. The only …
ElectricHyundai-Kia to Invest $9 Billion to Build EVs in the U.S.
Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), which includes Hyundai and Kia , announced on Thursday a plan to invest $7.4 billion USD ($9 billion CAD) in Uncle Sam’s land by 2025 to produce future electric vehicles , enhance production facilities and further its investments in smart mobility solutions. “This investment demonstrates our …
NewsSurvey: Most Canadians Admit to Raging on the Road
Cranky on your morning drive? Impatient at the drive-through window waiting for the first coffee? You might be part of the 95% of Canadians who admit to occasionally being aggressive and road rage-like when driving, according to a nationwide survey conducted by online insurance quote provider InsuranceHotline.com . Let’s keep …
NewsWatch: GM Puts Hummer EV to Serious Off-road Test in Moab
The all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV , which will enter production for the U.S. market this fall and for Canada a year later, was recently put through its paces on challenging trails near Moab, Utah. Using advanced prototypes, GM engineers tested and validated many of its features including Adaptive Air …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesAmazon's Alexa is Coming to Ford Vehicles
The Alexa personal assistant will soon become part of Ford vehicles, the automaker announced in a joint presentation with Amazon. Using voice commands, drivers will be able to control the radio or get weather and traffic information in real time while keeping both hands on the steering wheel. Alexa will …
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