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NewsGM Selling Off Golf Course, Abandoned Church?
Although GM may be earning more than a few kudos for the effort they’ve put behind making good on their new lease on life, it’s easy to forgot the bloated, overextended company that GM once was. And that’s because GM doesn’t want you to remember that part. So, quietly toiling …
NewsFord Start Concept Could Be Future Ka; Possibly North America-Bound?
Although it might not be common knowledge in this hemisphere, Ford’s microcompact Ka three door hatchback is actually incredibly successful. Having carved out a hard fought niche over the past few years, it’s brought a raft of new buyers into the Ford fold, but even a car as popular as …
NewsMazda reveals next-generation "SKYACTIV" technologies
First product to be equipped with SKYACTIV technology will be a Mazda Demio featuring an improved, fuel-efficient, next-generation direct-injection engine that achieves fuel economy of 30 km/L. Highlights of the SKYACTIV technologies: - SKYACTIV-G: a next-generation highly-efficient direct-injection gasoline engine with the world’s highest compression ratio of 14.0:1 - SKYACTIV-D: …
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 It’s also made everyone else’s connectivity and control systems seem downright outdated.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 …
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