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NewsSony Delays Gran Turismo 5... Again
For a lot of sports car fans operating on minivan budgets, video games offer a blessed relief from the mediocrity occupying their driveway, and few of these games have as big a following as Gran Turismo. Sony’s biggest Playstation racing title, the franchise had been wildly popular prior to the …
NewsFerrari Announced Certified Pre-Owned Program
For a brand that once considered the sales of roadgoing vehicles a means to support a racing empire, Ferrari’s recent decisions to move the brand into lower and lower price brackets has come as something of a shock to the system. With the V8 cars ushering in a new era …
NewsToyota Recall Woes Deepen
As if the unintended acceleration “crisis” (Toyota’s word, not ours) wasn’t bad enough, Toyota’s Prius has come under fire for an issue with its regenerative braking system. During braking, the Prius relies on two braking systems to bring the hybrid to a standstill. The first, its regenerative system, basically kicks …
NewsToyota Throttle Issues Lead to Loss of $21 Billion US
Toyota has, for decades, been an unshakeable rock of an automotive empire. Built on reliable, crowd-pleasing cars like the Corolla and Camry, they have never been considered anything less than superb at the job they do. And this has led the Japanese brand to world domination, recently overthrowing General Motors …
NewsToyota hit by over 100 Prius brake complaints (AS-Japan-Toyota-Prius)
Toyota Motor Corp. has been hit by over 100 complaints in the U.S. and Japan about brake problems with the popular Prius hybrid, the latest in a spate of quality troubles for the automaker as it grapples with massive global recalls. The Japanese company's sales are being battered in the …
ElectricTesla Looking to Make I.P.O.
Tesla has filed with the federal government in hopes of making an initial public offering of Tesla stock. The first I.P.O. filing from an American car company since Henry Ford filled out the same paperwork in 1956, the Tesla offering is, as yet, an unknown quantity. Having sold fewer than …
NewsJaguar, Land Rover CEO Mysteriously Steps Down
If you’ve been following a couple of Britain’s better known products lately, you know that they’re only just beginning to reap the dividends of years’ worth of design and production development. Having finally posted some profits (albeit negligible), the two brands have a few models showing some promise, with more …
RecallsToyota Announces Comprehensive Plan to Fix Accelerator Pedals
By end of this week, owners of recalled vehicles and customers awaiting new vehicle delivery will have access to remedy for recalled vehicles Toronto, ON, February 1, 2010 – Toyota Canada Inc., (TCI) today announced it will begin fixing accelerator pedals in recalled Toyota Division vehicles by the end of …
New ModelsCamaro Convertible Contracted to Canadians
Modern cars aren’t built entirely by the manufacturers. Using components and pieces manufactured by other suppliers, most modern cars are as much assembled as they are built. And this is especially true when it comes to convertibles. But GM’s hotly anticipated Camaro convertible has had some trouble finding someone to …
NewsVolvo Debuts First Direct Injection Motor
Any modern car really will need to have direct injection. Revolutionizing fuel delivery in much the same way as fuel injection did, direct injection allows engineers to extract more power and better efficiency from their engines; both goals that are imperative for staying competitive. And now Volvo’s got their own …
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