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On this day in history: October 23
  • 1921: Death at the age of 81 of John Boyd Dunlop. This veterinarian, whose family is involved in the rubber industry, decided one day in 1887 to create an inflatable tire for his son's bicycle. The Dunlop brand will be born soon after.
NewsLexus Unveils a Brand New… Yacht?
Lexus has just unveiled a brand new model that will go on sale starting October 30. No, it’s not another SUV, let alone an electric car. We’re talking about a luxury yacht. Seriously. New Meaning to Flagship Based on a concept that we initially saw in 2017 but didn’t give …
Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid2020 Lexus NX Cuts Hybrid Price Significantly
The 2020 Lexus NX compact luxury crossover is now on sale across Canada, and while few changes have been made for the new model year, there is one that will definitely please hybrid customers and their wallet. The company slashed the base price of the NX 300h from $51,250 to …
NewsMakes and Models with the Best Value in Canada for 2019
Car ownership is one of the biggest expenses of Canadian households, so it’s no wonder many consumers look for models and brands offering the most bang for their buck—not just right out of the dealer lot, but also over the many years to come. On that topic, market analysis firm …
NewsSubaru and Lexus Top Brand Loyalty Rankings, Study Shows
Selling attractive, high-quality cars and trucks is one thing, but making sure they are dependable and durable enough so that customers keep coming back for more is another. And we know for a fact that loyal customers are more likely to recommend a brand to their friends and family members …
NewsMore Connectivity Options at Toyota and Lexus for 2020
Toyota Canada will add new features designed to enhance drivers’ infotainment exprerience and connectivity options in select 2020 models beginning in August in the case of Toyota and September for its luxury brand Lexus. These models are the Toyota Sequoia , Tundra , 4Runner and Tacoma as well as the …
New ModelsConfirmed: Lexus LC Convertible to Enter Production Soon
Lexus came to the Goodwood Festival of Speed, held in the U.K. this past weekend, to confirm production “in the near future” of an open-top version of its flagship LC coupe and host the world debut of a masked prototype in action on the famous hill course. That means there …
New Models2020 Lexus GX Becomes Safer and Better Off the Road
Three-row SUVs are very popular these days, yet the midsize Lexus GX remains in the shadow of most competitors. Toyota’s luxury brand is making some updates for 2020 to help it draw more attention. Physically, the spindle grille gets a bold, kaleidoscopic treatment that is equal parts fashion statement and …
NewsLexus NX to be Manufactured in Canada Starting in 2022
Toyota has just made a very important announcement that will be celebrated by many in the Canadian auto industry: Beginning in 2022, the Japanese automaker’s Cambridge, Ontario assembly plants will manufacture the Lexus NX and NX Hybrid luxury compact crossovers to be sold across North America. They will join the …
NewsTop Car Brands for Customer Service in 2019 According to J.D. Power
J.D. Power yesterday released its 2019 Customer Service Index Study, which is based on the responses received last fall from more than 57,000 owners and lessees of 2016 to 2018 model-year vehicles in the U.S. Once again, it’s safe to assume the results would be similar in Canada. The study …
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