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Electric2022 Ford F-150 Lightning: The Car Guide Takes a Closer Look
Ford’s 2022 model lineup will have both thunder and lightning in the form of the all-new F-150 Raptor R and F-150 Lightning , the latter becoming the first fully electric pickup in Blue Oval history. We were recently invited to Mississauga, Ontario to take a closer look at this vehicle …
NewsNo VW Pickup Planned to Directly Rival the Maverick and Santa Cruz
With the recent introduction of the Hyundai Santa Cruz and Ford Maverick , a new pickup segment is taking shape in North America, offering cheaper and more compact alternatives to established trucks. So, who’s going to be next? If you were hoping for Volkswagen , we’re sorry to tell you …
NewsToyota Supra From “Fast and Furious” Sets Auction Record
A few days before Fast 9 finally hits theatres in North America, a car that became a legend due to its role in the first two movies of the Fast and Furious franchise was the star of the 2021 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction. The famous 1994 Toyota Supra driven by …
NewsMcMaster University Launches $28.4M Automotive and Aerospace Hub
Autonomous and zero-emission technologies will be a bigger part of Ontario's automotive industry thanks to a new multi-million innovation hub. Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West–Ancaster–Dundas, announced a $10-million FedDev Ontario investment for McMaster University towards iHub, a university-based integrated automotive, aerospace and advanced …
NewsPorsche's New Infotainment System Will be Music to Your Ears
A clear illustration that technology is taking over the automobile, Porsche this week introduced its all-new infotainment system with much fanfare as if it were the debut of a brand new sports car. A number of hosts, experts and company executives were on hand—in a futuristic setting to boot—to talk …
RacingSabine Schmitz Gets a Nurburgring Corner Named After Her
The Queen of the Ring, Sabine Schmitz, who died from cancer on March 16, 2021 at the age of 51, is getting a fitting tribute. One of the corners of the legendary Nurburgring—a track she lapped more than 33,000 times—will now bear her name following a petition signed by 50,000 …
NewsÉquiterre Urges Ottawa to Address Damaging SUV, Pickup Marketing
Conventionally powered SUVs and pickups now account for 80 percent of new vehicle sales in Canada while EVs and hybrids represent just 3.5 percent. Such major imbalance is undermining efforts to reduce the climate impact of transportation and is largely attributable to exaggerated and misleading advertising from the auto industry, …
NewsMazda’s Electrification Plans Are Finally a Bit Clearer
After resisting the adoption of electrified powertrains for many years, Mazda today announced it plans to launch 13 new electrified models globally between 2022 and 2025. These products based on the "SKYACTIV Multi-Solution Scalable Architecture" will be introduced mainly for the Japan, Europe, North America, China and Southeast Asia markets.
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