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Jaguar reveals its first electric vehicle through virtual reality experience
November 16, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Jaguar has released its first ever electric vehicle, and for the first time in history, the company has launched the vehicle through a completely immersive, virtual reality experience. “The I-PACE Concept represents the next generation of electric vehicle design,” said

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Geely’s New Automotive Brand Lynk & Co Reveals 01 SUV
November 1, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Chinese automaker Geely has taken the wraps off an all-new brand it’s taking global. The unusually named Lynk & Co will combine Chinese financial and manufacturing muscle with an international team of designers and engineers based in Sweden to produce

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Daimler Reins In Investments
October 26, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Daimler AG will scale back investments in plants, equipment and new technology from a peak this year stemming in part from its creation of the EQ electric-car sub-brand, amid a push to maintain profitability. The manufacturer “is fighting” to get

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Kelly McGlogan named exclusive distributor of Motor Information Systems across Ontario and Atlantic Canada
October 24, 2016 by CARS Magazine

Kelly McGlogan, of Global Motor Sales, has been named the exclusive distributor of Motor Information Systems for Ontario and Atlantic Canada. Now in its 113th year, Motor Information Systems offers automotive and truck repair information online, on CDs, and in

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No Combustion-Engine Cars To Be Sold in Germany After 2030
October 18, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

    Germany’s Bundesrat, its upper house of parliament, passed a bipartisan resolution calling for a ban on sales of new vehicles powered by internal combustion engines, which includes both gasoline and diesel. “If the Paris agreement to curb climate-warming emissions is

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GM Buys Stake in Chinese Car-Sharing Company
October 13, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      General Motors Co. has invested in Chinese car-sharing company Yi Wei Xing (Beijing) Technology Co., the latest foray by the U.S. auto giant into alternative transportation services. Yi Wei Xing works with car-rental companies and allows customers

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China Sales Accelerate for Global Automakers in September
October 12, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      Honda and Nissan reported today their strongest monthly vehicles sales growth for China this year in September, thanks to a tax cut on small engine vehicles and comparatively weak growth for the same month last year. Competitor

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The 15-Point Federal Checklist for Self-Driving Cars
October 7, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Federal regulators have announced their first safety checklist ever for semiautonomous and driverless cars. In the guidelines, the United States Department of Transportation urged automakers and tech companies to prove that their semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicles could meet a

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Pennzoil Celebrates Multiple Wins For Joyride
September 28, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

      The Pennzoil mini-film series, Joyride, along with filmmaker Ozan Biron, were recently recognized with three awards at the London Motor Film Festival in London, United Kingdom. The accolades included the Grand Prix Award, the most prestigious award

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Ford Says Plunge Into Mobile World Worth Short Profit Slump
September 23, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

Ford Motor Co.’s headlong push into driverless and electric cars will come at a price, with financial results falling next year as it boosts spending on the new products and fixes weaknesses in luxury autos and emerging markets. The trade-off

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Uber Launches Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Program
September 16, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Uber has announced the launch of its pilot program of autonomous Uber vehicles in Pittsburgh. Uber users in the city can now hail a self-driving Ford Fusion. The new pilot program is part of Uber’s real-world testing of its

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Young Leads Mopar CSBK Pro Rookie Race
August 16, 2016 by Steve Pawlett

  Collingwood, Ont.’s Ben Young is in a strong position to secure his first major professional motorcycle road racing award at this weekend’s Mopar Canadian Superbike Championship finale at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. The 23-year-old heads into the doubleheader with