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NewsChevy Runs Deep for 100 Years
Chevrolet marks its centennial in 2011 and kicks off a year of anniversary activities at the North American International Auto Show. Chevrolet was founded in Detroit, in November 1911, by racer Louis Chevrolet and General Motors founder William C. “Billy” Durant, who developed cars that quickly earned reputations for performance, …
New ModelsFerrari Debuts Next Generation Four-Seater
There’s something to be said for four-seat Ferraris. Sure, they always lack the hard-core boy racer personality of the mid-engined V8-powered cars, and they don’t quite have the performance chops of the front-engined V12 coupes, but they do have that certain indefinable quality that has ensured their success. Maybe it’s …
RecallsPrius Recalled Over Headlight Problems
Just a few days after the close of a year that the NHTSA is already admitting contained the most voluntary recalls ever, Toyota is back at it; this time recalling the 2006-2009 Prius over an intermittent headlight issue. Apparently, some owners (about 2,500) complained that the car’s high-intensity-discharge headlights were …
NewsPorsche Focused on Le Mans
Depending on what side of the motorsports fence you sit, the news that Porsche has turned down any involvement in the highly competitive, extremely unpredictable, and ridiculously expensive Formula 1 circuit in favour of competing at Le Mans could be music to your ears or a painful realization of fact.
New ModelsShelby Recreates Cobra for 50th Anniversary
Almost 50 years ago, the sports car world was changed forever when the Ford-powered Cobra was introduced at the 1962 New York Auto Show. Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc., (CSBI.PK), will offer a limited edition of 50 continuation "street car" Cobras to celebrate that …
NewsGM Increases Staff to Meet Heavy Duty Truck Demand
When one thinks of the still fresh-in-the-mind recession, one may think of the collapse of financial firms. Others will think of credit card debt. And still others will think of the bankruptcy of General Motors. Shutting down entire facilities and closing the doors on entire brands, it was a move …
NewsToyota’s North American Production Up 18 Per Cent in 2010
Canadian Manufacturing Increases By 43.5 Per Cent Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (TEMA) announced today that the company’s assembly plants produced 1,456,887 vehicles in 2010, an 18 per cent increase compared to 2009. Toyota’s North American facilities assemble the Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, Matrix, RAV4, Sequoia, Sienna, …
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