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NewsSmart Canada offers free scheduled maintenance for the smart fortwo
Smart Canada today announced that moving forward, free scheduled maintenance will now be included on every new smart fortwo model. This latest offer adds an additional advantage to the already long list of benefits that smart owners enjoy, and it covers scheduled maintenance on new smart fortwos for three years …
NewsGeorge Michael Gets Licence Back, Buys Ferrari
George Michael is a bad driver. Way back in March of 2006, the former WHAM! star got himself in some legal hot water over the possession of cannabis in central London. Found slumped over his Range Rover’s steering wheel, police detected the odour of marijuana, and issued Michael a warning.
NewsTesla Gets $465 Million from US Government
Tesla executives breathed a sigh of relief when the US government guaranteed $465 million in loans as part of the new $8 billion stimulus package dedicated to furthering automotive technology. More as a result of the Tesla’s progression towards the Model S sedan’s release than the relative success of the …
NewsCummins Light Duty Diesel May Go To Highest Bidder
Chrysler’s bankruptcy has had a massive ripple effect across the automotive industry. Affecting everyone from suppliers to foreign automaker’s importation plans, the details of the death, and subsequent resurrection of Chrysler’s various contractual obligations could fill a book. Of course, most of us wouldn’t want to read that book, since …
News50 Nissan cubes awarded at Hypercube events in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver
Hypercube Rewards Canadians From Across the Country for Creativity and Social Engagement Last night, after four months of engaging with Hypercube - Nissan Canada's unique social media campaign that rewards creativity in Canada - 50 Canadians were awarded an all-new 2009 Nissan cube at events simulcast in Toronto, Montreal and …
NewsSwiss Army... Trailer?
As an automotive enthusiast you can be forgiven for not knowing that Victorinox, the makers of the legendary Swiss Army Knife, are celebrating their 125th anniversary this year. And as an automotive enthusiast, you can forgiven for asking the question, “who cares?” Well, when Victorinox uses their 125th anniversary as …
NewsThe Vibe Ends
When Pontiac was killed off, the automotive press was rife with reports as to which of the dead brand’s models would continue, and which would suffer the executioner’s axe. As one of the most popular and best-liked models in the lineup, the general consensus was that the Vibe would continue …
NewsFIA Sues Formula One Teams Association Over Breakaway Championchip
If you follow motorsports, you’ve probably heard of the dissent in F1. Suffering under the tyrants known as Max Mosely and Bernie Ecclestone, the world’s most watched form of motorsport has become a shadow of its former self, bloated by massive price tags and hindered by innumerable rule changes. Thus, …
NewsToyoda Disappointed in Toyota
As the world’s largest automaker, one can assume that Toyota, as a company, is doing relatively well. Under the watchful gaze of current president Katsuaki Watanabe, the Japanese giant has toppled GM, seen Chrysler thrust asunder, and made $52 billion US along the way. However, apparently that’s not enough for …
New ModelsSmart introduces exclusive limited three edition
Continuing its tradition of introducing distinctive and unique limited editions, smart Canada today announced the arrival of the smart fortwo edition limited three. Finished in exclusive melon green metallic paint with 12 spoke, 15" alloy wheels, production of this stylish new smart fortwo will be restricted to just 180 units …
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