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NewsMicrosoft Unveils Windows Embedded Automotive 7
Ford’s Sync system, initially considered something of a triviality, has become a major selling feature for the Blue Oval brand. It’s also made everyone else’s connectivity and control systems seem downright outdated. And now it looks like everyone else might have a shot at greatness. Although Microsoft created the sync …
NewsSubaru launches mobile website for smartphone users
Subaru Canada, Inc. (SCI) announced the launch of a mobile version of its website designed specifically for smartphone users. No separate app is required-all users need do is enter the company's URL (www.subaru.ca) in the search window of their mobile device browser. They will instantly be connected to the mobile …
ElectricGM and Maplesoft to Collaborate on Electric Vehicle Technologies
A new five-year, $10.5-million partnership between General Motors of Canada, Waterloo-based Maplesoft Inc., and a multidisciplinary research team at the University of Waterloo is tackling the challenges of next generation electric vehicles. Through model-based design and prototype testing, the team will investigate crucial technologies for achieving more widespread use of …
New ModelsAt Last, a Car That Lets You Get Comfortable In Your Own Skin
‘Mazda Skins’ Make it Personal In a move towards personalization, Mazda Canada is offering something unique when it comes to car accessories for the Mazda2: vinyl decal “Skins” that are applied to the outside of the car. As the new entry point into Mazda’s line-up, the all-new 2011 Mazda2 will …
RecallsGM Canada Statement on Chevrolet Impala Recall
General Motors of Canada is recalling 19,304 Chevrolet Impalas from the 2009 and 2010 model years to inspect for a small number of vehicles whose front seat belt webbing may not have been properly secured to the lap belt anchor pretensioner mounted to the side of the seat nearest the …
New ModelsNissan Unveils Sketch of its Future Global Sedan
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today revealed the sketch of its new global sedan. This model will be unveiled at the 8th China (Guangzhou) International Automobile Exhibition in December, 2010. Caption: “Next generation Nissan Versa to be sold in the Americas region” …
NewsThe 911 GT3 RSR is the most successful GT racer in the world
Stuttgart. Once again, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR is the world’s most successful GT race car. The fastest racing-911, developed following the rules of the GT2 category and based on the principles of Porsche Intelligent Performance, left its mark on race tracks around the globe with good lap times, excellent …
NewsLexus SC430's Replacement to Double Current Horsepower?
The Lexus SC430 is one of the oldest sports cars still in production. Once a halo vehicle, it’s now undeniably out of place sharing a showroom a Lexus’ LF-A supercar. So what will replace the SC? Well, if you believe the rumours, it sounds like Lexus is planning to design …
NewsPorsche Puts Future Products Under Review
According to reports, Porsche’s chairman Matthias Müeller has pressed pause on the creation of all new Porsche models. Most notably putting a hold on the impending Cajun two-door, entry-level SUV and sub-Boxster roadster, the news comes out of an apparent desire to guarantee that both vehicles make financial sense. However, …
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