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NewsPorsche Flirting With Disaster
After making serious headlines with their attempts to acquire Volkswagen, it seems that the wheels have come off at Porsche. Apparently they’ve gone from selling more product than ever before and earning more money on each vehicle sold than any other manufacturer to asking for bailout funds from the German …
New Models2010 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo: Ugly Unleashed
BMW’s latest designs have been, for the most part, unanimously well received. Although the first of the Bangle era, the 7-series, faced some teething issues with its flame surfaced styling language, the similar treatment of the 5, 3, X3, X5, Z and newest 1 series have all been considered well …
NewsFerrari Developing AWD System
It appears to be all the rage these days to have your automaker’s biggest secrets divulged through inadvertent patent releases. With a surge of manufacturers suffering early releases at the hands of international patent offices, it still comes as something of a surprise to hear that not even the might …
NewsToyota voted most trusted brand by Canadians in Reader's Digest survey
Canadians choose Toyota as both Most Trusted Passenger Car Manufacturer and SUV Manufacturer Trust. It's something Toyota Canada works very hard to earn from its customers. That's why Toyota is proud to be voted Canada's Most Trusted Brand in two categories - Passenger Car Manufacturer and SUV Manufacturer - in …
NewsGM Canada confirms 42 per cent of dealers getting termination notices
General Motors Canada has confirmed it is informing 42 per cent of its dealerships today that their sales-and-service relationships with the automaker will end. GM says that as part of its "more aggressive operating plan,'' under pressure from the federal and Ontario governments, it will advise Canadian dealers of the …
NewsShelby Daytona Coupe Price Tag Hits $6.8 million US
There isn’t much with Carroll Shelby’s name on it that DOESN’T attract attention. From his legendary Cobra to the lesser-know Shelby-tuned Toyota 2000GT, Shelby’s products have always fetched prices that keep the average human being from ever being able to own one, but there’s one particular Shelby that’s significantly less …
News40% of Toyota Execs to be Laid Off
It was only recently that Toyota reported the first loss in their 71-year history. Totalling an astronomical, $7.87 billion US, Toyota’s loss in the last quarter is even higher than that posted by their madly-cost-cutting competitor, GM. Although murmurings of dissent in Toyota’s financial department were seeing the light of …
NewsGM Recalls Camaros
Chevy’s Camaro is one extremely lust-worthy vehicle. But as much as we’d all like to be parking a Bumblebee of our own in the driveway, sadly, the hot commodity is also something of a rarity above the 49th parallel. With just a few early examples getting out to dealerships in …
NewsChrysler moves to eliminate 789 of 3,200 U.S. dealers
Chrysler LLC wants to eliminate roughly a quarter of its 3,200 U.S. dealerships by early next month, saying in a bankruptcy court filing Thursday that the network is antiquated and has too many stores competing with each other. The company, in a motion filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in …
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