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News2019 BMW M2 Competition: Even Hotter!
The German automaker has just announced a new version of its mean little M2 coupe, which will go on sale in the summer of 2018. The M2 Competition should replace the “regular” M2 in the company’s Canadian product lineup, and will benefit from a new, more powerful engine. As a …
On this day in history: April 22
  • 1970: The day of the Earth, an advertisement on American TV, portrays a very dark portrait of the automobile. This is one of the many actions taken by environmentalists to condemn the automobile.
  • 1980: General Motors gives the green light for the production of the Corvette C4 (1984 - 1996)
  • 1996: At the Turin Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz presents the SLK, which has since become the SLC.
ElectricLaval, First City in Canada to Offer an EV Purchase Rebate
The city of Laval, Quebec, proclaims itself as the first to offer its citizens a rebate towards the purchase of an electric motor vehicle. The announcement was made today at the Montreal Electric Vehicle Show, which runs from April 20 to 22. Starting today, residents of Laval will benefit from …
News2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Set to Burn up Drag Strips
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the very first Mustang Cobra Jet, which ruled the drag strips in 1968, the automaker will once again release a modern-day take of this legendary racing pony car. According to Ford Performance, the 2018 edition will be the most powerful and the quickest factory-built …
NewsGoobye John de Nysschen, Steve Carlisle now Head of Cadillac
General Motors has just announced a major change within the Cadillac luxury brand. Effective immediately, President Johan de Nysschen is out, replaced by Steve Carlisle that was, up until now, president of GM Canada. Johan de Nysschen was managing Cadillac since August 2014, and not long after his nomination, a …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridBuick VELITE 6 PHEV and EV Unveiled in China
In case you don’t already know, Buick is big in China , and has been for a while now. There are several models available over there that we don’t get here in Canada and in the United States, such as the compact Excelle and Verano, the GL8 minivan and even …
Technology/Autonomous VehiclesRIP Diesel-powered cars, 2018
All that for nothing? Diesel engines were supposed to help us transition to an all-electric transportation system, but it turns out it was too little, too late. The Volkswagen debacle badly hurt diesel technology during, these past few years. The German carmaker has gone full-reverse and has become one of …
NewsNew Ford Focus Unveiled!
In its current form, it’s been on the market in Canada and the United States since 2011, and it was due for a redesign. The Focus, one of Ford’s most popular vehicles of all-time from a global standpoint, has received a full redesign and will be on sale in North …
NewsAlfa Romeo Could Build a 641-horsepower Giulia Coupe
According to British car website Autocar , Alfa Romeo is currently working on a hybrid version of its popular sports sedan, the Giulia. Its sources say the car will be a coupe and will adopt Formula 1 technology. The Impact of Motorsports We already know Alfa Romeo has announced its …
News2019 Chevrolet Spark: New Nose, New Colours
Introduced in its current form in 2016, the Spark minicar will enter the 2019 model year with a few changes, most of which will be cosmetic. The Spark’s new front fascia gets some chrome trim, while projector-style headlights and LED accent lighting are available on 1LT and 2LT variants. The …
News2019 Chevrolet Cruze: Updates Announced
The Cruze is Chevrolet’s best-selling passenger car in Canada—by a wide margin—and so far in 2018, the brand’s best-selling car in the United States. For 2019, the compact sedan and hatchback receive some styling enhancements and a few new features. General Motors presented the 2019 editions of the Chevrolet Cruze, …
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