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ElectricThis is the New Bolt… Usain’s, of Course
Bolt Mobility, the new company started by retired Olympic champion Usain Bolt, yesterday unveiled in Paris a prototype of electric microcar that reminds us of the Renault Twizy. It’s called Nano. What? You expected a powerful supercar? Okay, we did, too. Much like the world’s fastest sprinter, this little two-seater …
BuzzWatch: 750-Hp Mitsubishi Mirage Climbs Hill Like There’s no Tomorrow
Many people keep wondering why Mitsubishi chose to abandon cars in North America except for the Mirage . As one of the cheapest vehicles on the market (MSRP of $10,998), it does attract more people into showrooms, but this sub-compact car lacks refinement, styling is questionable and the tiny 1.2-litre …
NewsCalifornia Threatens Ban on Combustion Engines
California is not kidding around when it comes to fighting climate change and particularly dirty vehicles. In reaction to the Trump administration’s plan to relax emissions standards in the United States, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has already turned to the courts and now its chairman Mary Nichols is …
NewsCourt Approves Settlement Against Ford and its Dual-clutch Transmission
A Canada-wide settlement has just been reached with Ford certified by the Supreme Court of Ontario. It involves the manufacturer’s PowerShift dual-clutch transmission. Customers who purchased or leased a 2011-2016 Fiesta or 2012-2016 Focus may receive anywhere between $65 and $2,932 in cash or a Ford certificate ranging in value …
NewsExclusive Surprise! The Ford Fusion Isn’t Dead Yet
Around this time last year, Ford made the shocking announcement that it would eliminate all of its cars in North America except for the iconic Mustang. The Focus and C-MAX did not survive the 2018 model year and today we’ve found out that the Fiesta and Taurus will end with …
NewsGM’s Full-size SUVs to be Redesigned for 2021
Most of the talk surrounding General Motors’ SUVs these days involves the all-new Cadillac XT6 and Chevrolet Blazer , not to mention the planned return of the Trailblazer in Canada. But what about the automaker’s full-size rigs? Let’s just say they haven’t made headlines in a long time. It looks …
New ModelsMINI Puts 301 Hp in New John Cooper Works Models
If you thought MINI’s John Cooper Works models had plenty of power already, prepare to be blown away. When they go on sale in Canada this summer, the new 2020 MINI JCW Clubman ALL4 and JCW Countryman ALL4 will feature the mightiest production engine in the British brand’s 60-year history, …
New ModelsAll-new McLaren GT Marks a Different Chapter for the Brand
Previewed by last week’s teaser, the all-new McLaren GT was finally revealed today as the first true Grand Tourer in the McLaren family, alongside the existing Sports, Super and Ultimate Series. It is aimed at a new type of McLaren buyers looking for more comfort, space and usability in their …
New Models2020 Audi A4 Announced with Fresh Styling and Tech
Audi has just introduced a redesigned A4 lineup to replace the current 2019 models in North America. While the exterior changes are rather subtle, designers and engineers made some significant updates inside and under the hood. The A4 has been integrated into the brand’s new design language, seen on the …
ElectricHyundai Teams up with Rimac for Electric Sports Car
Hyundai and Kia have announced that they will invest a combined 80 million euros (approx. $120 million) in Croatia’s Rimac Automobili to develop an electric version of Hyundai’s RM16 N mid-engine sports concept and a high-performance fuel cell electric vehicle. We could see the prototypes as early as next year.
NewsThis Amazing 1939 Porsche Type 64 is Now up for Grabs
The RM Sotheby's auction in Monterey, California from August 15-17 will feature a unique piece of automotive history and one of the most significant Porsche cars ever: the 1939 Type 64. “Without the Type 64, there would be no Porsche 356, no 550, no 911 ,” says Marcus Görig, a …
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