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NewsSocial Distancing: Volkswagen and Audi Lead by Example
In order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), governments and health organizations around the world keep telling us to avoid large gatherings and maintain a distance of at least six feet with other people when we have to leave the house to go to work or get …
ElectricPolestar 2 Enters Production in China
While automakers in North America have suspended their vehicle manufacturing operations and some are switching to face masks and ventilators to help medical staff and patients dealing with the coronavirus, we’ve learned that the Polestar 2 , the first fully electric vehicle created by Volvo’s new performance brand, has officially …
NewsF1 Still Plans for 15-18 Races This Year
PARIS | The 2020 Formula 1 season should have anywhere between 15-18 races despite a few early cancellations and postponements caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Liberty Media CEO Chase Carey on Monday. Initially, the plan was to have a record 22 Grand Prix events, but now the first eight …
BuzzWatch: A Ride in Deserted New York City
Canada so far has not been as severely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic as other countries including even our neighbours south of the border. In the U.S., the virus has spread more quickly and the confinement measures put in place are often more drastic. New York City is perhaps the …
NewsThe 1,200-hp Hennessey Corvette Sounds Wicked
Last December, the renowned tuning experts at Hennessey announced their plan to turn the new, mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette into a 1,200-horsepower beast, just like they did a short while earlier with the Camaro . We now have a bit more details and a video you definitely need to check …
NewsSome Relief for Hyundai, Nissan and Toyota Customers in Canada
A few days after Ford , other car companies have announced special measures to help their existing customers and convince people to visit their showrooms to buy a new car during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hyundai First, Hyundai Canada is offering one- and three-month payment deferral options for lease and financing …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: Hyundai Kona
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at subcompact SUVs , definitely one of the hottest market segments in the auto industry for the past couple of years. The Hyundai …
NewsCOVID-19: GM, Ford, Tesla Offer to Make Ventilators
As U.S. president Donald Trump talks about America being in a “medical war,” automakers are offering to help by making ventilators. All around the world, medical equipment is currently in short supplies, including masks and ventilators for respiratory devices used by some patients hit by the COVID-19. “Ford stands ready …
NewsFormula 1 to Hold Virtual Grand Prix Races
Formula 1 has today announced the launch of a new F1 Esports Virtual Grand Prix series, featuring a number of current F1 drivers. The series has been created to enable fans to continue watching Formula 1 races virtually, despite the ongoing COVID-19 situation that has affected this season’s opening race …
NewsApple CarPlay, Android Auto are Worse Than Drunk Driving, Study Shows
The latest in-vehicle infotainment systems designed to improve road safety are failing and impair reactions times behind the wheel more than alcohol and cannabis use, according to a shocking new study commissioned by British independent road-safety organization IAM RoadSmart. In particular, reaction times at highway speeds increased average stopping distances …
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