Autos: News

Toyota Prius Prime To Go On Sale Across Canada

Tuesday  17:07,   16 january 2018
autoTRADER.ca

The 2018 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid will be sold across Canada after its success in Quebec over the last seven months, the automaker announced Sunday night. On sale since May 2017, Toyota says it has sold more than 700 units in the province,[...]

Ford Edge ST is Good News for Oakville

Tuesday  17:07,   16 january 2018
Wheels.ca

<p>There was good news for Oakville at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit with the announcement Ford will build the 2019 Edge ST in Oakville.</p>This is also the first time a Ford SUV/CUV is offered at the ST trim level[...]

2018 Honda Accord wins North American Car of the Year award

Tuesday  17:06,   16 january 2018
Driving.ca

Honda Odyssey and Lincoln Navigator take the Utility and Truck of the Year categoriesVideo: Honda Insight reintroduced at 2018 Detroit Auto Show (provided by Autoblog) Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function[...]

Volkswagen and Consumer Class Confirm Agreement in Canada Involving 3.0L Diesel Vehicles

Tuesday  01:51,   16 january 2018
MSN

Volkswagen and Canadian class counsel today confirmed their agreement to resolve consumer claims in Canada regarding approximately 20,000 affected 3.0L diesel vehicles, subject to court approval. The full agreement and summaries of its terms are[...]

It’s Official: Ford Ranger Returns to North America

Monday  20:22,   15 january 2018
autoTRADER.ca

Shopping in the mid-size truck segment? You now have another option to consider: Ford is set to officially announce at the Detroit auto show that it’s bringing the Ranger back to the North American market. Though it has been available overseas since [...]

Here's The 2019 Ram 1500 Before You're Supposed To See It

Monday  19:46,   15 january 2018
Jalopnik

<p>You can pass your own on judgements on Ram’s new design choices</p>You can pass your own on judgements on Ram’s new design choices. I’ll just point out that the shiny grille might indicate this is a high-spec Limited trim truck, and note[...]

Chrysler recalls more than 162,000 minivans

Monday  19:45,   15 january 2018
Autofile

Pacifica minivans may have software glitch that causes engine to stallThe issue affects 2017 Chrysler Pacifica minivans (but not the Hybrid model), whereby the engine control module may incorrectly assess the engine’s operating status, causing it to [...]

Cruise AV is GM's first car without a steering wheel

Monday  16:42,   15 january 2018
Roadshow

Cruise Automotive is taking the wraps off its first fully autonomous car, the Cruise AV, and it's a lot more than a Bolt EV without a brake pedal.Intended just for a GM-operated ride-sharing service, users will summon a Cruise AV using an app,[...]

Bentley Bentayga Gains V8 Gasoline Engine With 542 Horsepower

Monday  16:41,   15 january 2018
motor1

Can't afford the W12? The V8 should suffice. Bentley originally introduced the company’s first-ever SUV, the Bentayga, in September 2015 with the mighty W12 engine. About a year later, the opulent luxobarge borrowed the Audi SQ7’s biturbo[...]

Feds Announce $120 Million For Clean Vehicle Infrastructure

Sunday  17:05,   14 january 2018
autoTRADER.ca

The federal government has just announced a big investment to expand the country's network of electric vehicle charging stations as well as alternative fuel filling stations. It includes funds for more of both along with a new map to help[...]

Ford Is Urging 2,900 Ranger Drivers To Stop Driving Right Now

Sunday  17:05,   14 january 2018
Jalopnik

Ford today said that it would tell 2,900 owners of certain 2006 Ford Rangers to stop driving their cars immediately. Owners need to bring them in for fixes after they’d previously confirmed that a second death had been linked to a bad Takata air[...]

2020 Cadillac CT5 finally appears, hopes you think it's a Charger

Friday  21:20,   12 january 2018
Autoblog

It will take the place of three sedans.The first thing that jumps out is the big hood scoop. We sincerely doubt that scoop will make it to production, and when combined with the scalloped shapes on the car's flanks, we and the spy photographer feel[...]

Joyless Town Wants Grandmother To Take Volkswagen Beetle Out Of Tree

Friday  18:55,   12 january 2018
Jalopnik

<p>Clearfield officials are demanding it be removed because, I suppose, they hate fun.</p>The Super Beetle had its engine removed and most of the interior stripped prior to being made arboreal. A neighbor with a forklift (that’s handy!) placed [...]

Model 3 owners accuse Tesla of bait-and-switch on premium interior materials

Friday  18:55,   12 january 2018
Autoblog

Owners report getting cloth interiors instead of Alcantara, with no explanationThreads on both the Tesla Motors Club forum and Tesla Reddit page are filled with complaints from owners who say they've taken deliveries of the Model 3 sedan and paid[...]

The 570GT Sport Pack Is a 570S with Luggage Room

Friday  18:54,   12 january 2018
Road & Track

The new Sport Pack gives the softer GT better suspension, quicker steering, and stickier tires, among other things.In case you need a reminder, the 570GT is angled as the grand touring, everyday driver model with real storage room, a softer ride, a[...]