Paul Barlow shares a laugh with friends.

In Memoriam: Paul Barlow

Paul Barlow (September 6, 1948 – April 3, 2018) It is with sadness that Patrick and Joan Stewart publish the following announcement about the passing of Paul Barlow. Paul was a long-time friend and attendee of the Vancouver All British Field Meet, which he faithfully and consistently attended for more than 15 years. An activeRead Full Story

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Classic Mini presented in an all-electric version

With a world premiere at the New York International Auto Show (March 30 to April 8, 2018), British car manufacturer MINI has demonstrated its appetite for purely electric driving with a new take on an icon. The classic Mini Electric combines the historic look of one of the world’s favourite small cars with groundbreaking driveRead Full Story

1938 Triumph Speed Twin.

British Motorcycle Owners Club celebrates 80 Years of Triumph Speed Twin at All-British Field Meet

On May 19, 2018 at the All-British Field Meet (ABFM) in VanDusen Garden, Vancouver, the British Motorcycle Owners Club will feature “80 years of Triumph Twins.” However, all British motorcycles are welcome to join the Club display. In 1938, Triumph introduced a new model—the Speed Twin— that revolutionized the British motorcycle industry and influenced motorcycleRead Full Story

Infiniti Q Concept EV

Infiniti vehicles to be electric from 2021

  Infiniti Motor Company will introduce new vehicles with electrified powertrains from 2021. According to Nissan chief executive officer Hiroto Saikawa, customers can expect beautifully designed vehicles like the Q Inspiration concept, which made its debut in Detroit at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The vehicle was awarded Best Concept Vehicle andRead Full Story

Lamborghini at Daytona

Lamborghini wins the Daytona 24 hours

After 24 hours and 750 laps, the #11 Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracán GT3 conquered the 56th edition of the famous endurance race at the Daytona International Speedway on Sunday January 28, 2018. The Austrian team, winner of the 2017 Blancpain GT Series, dominated the GTD category (Gran Turismo Daytona) with the crew formed byRead Full Story

Report says competition would bring significant savings to BC’s auto insurance market

A report entitled The Benefits of Competition in the Provision of Automobile Insurance in BC, commissioned by the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), the national industry association representing Canada’s private home, auto and business insurers, concludes that competition would bring significant savings to British Columbia’s auto insurance market. Currently, all drivers in B.C. are coveredRead Full Story

Traditional Japanese hospitality with a Nissan technology twist

Combining traditional hospitality with Nissan’s autonomous driving technology, one Japanese inn is treating guests to some unusual amenities: self-parking slippers, tables and floor cushions. At first glance, the ProPilot Park Ryokan looks like any other traditional Japanese inn, or ryokan. Slippers are neatly lined up at the foyer, where guests remove their shoes. Tatami roomsRead Full Story

Karma

OpenRoad Auto brings Karma hybrid electric supercar brand to Vancouver

  OpenRoad Auto Group has launched Western Canada’s first Karma Automotive dealership with the opening of Karma Vancouver, located at 1717 West 5th Avenue on Vancouver’s west side. Karma is a Southern California-based automotive manufacturer known for its luxury electric plug-in hybrid sports cars and has partnered with a select number of North American automotiveRead Full Story

Masaharu Kondo, President, Mazda Canada, accepts three AJAC awards from Mark Richardson, AJAC President (left) and Stephanie Wallcraft, AJAC Vice-President (right) (CNW Group/Mazda Canada Inc.)

Mazda wins three 2018 ‘Best’ Category Awards from AJAC

  Mazda Canada has received three ‘Best’ Category Awards for 2018 from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC)—Best Small Car (Mazda3); Best Small Utility Vehicle (Mazda CX-5); and Best Large Utility Vehicle (Mazda CX-9). These awards make the Mazda3 eligible to win the overall 2018 Canadian Car of the Year award, and the CX-5Read Full Story

2012 VW Touraeg

VW Canadian class settlement provides benefits for approximately 20,000 3.0L Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles

Volkswagen has confirmed its 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 available at www.VWCanadaSettlement.ca. As noted in the December 2017 announcement of the agreement, the proposed settlement provides for cash payments and other benefits toRead Full Story

2011 Ford Super Duty

Class action filed regarding Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks

A proposed Canadian class action was filed on January 11, 2018, by Siskinds LLP and Sotos LLP against Ford and Bosch regarding certain diesel-powered F-Series Super Duty trucks. Siskinds’ Québec-based affiliate, Siskinds Desmeules, has also filed a similar action on behalf of Québec residents. The proposed actions allege that Ford equipped affected vehicles with softwareRead Full Story

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