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

2018 Nissan Altima – Special Forces TIE Fighter: The Special Forces TIE Fighter is recreated using Nissan's best-selling sedan, Altima. The vehicle's stand-out feature is the cockpit window that brings the multi-paned look of the Special Forces TIE fighter to the Altima's windshield. Photo: courtesy Nissan.

Nissan unveils seven ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’-inspired show vehicles at 2017 LA Auto Show

Nissan unveiled seven Star Wars-themed concept vehicles at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show in celebration of the brand’s ongoing collaboration with Lucasfilm for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The show vehicles provided a dynamic display to highlight Nissan’s dramatic designs and the famous characters and crafts from the upcoming film, debuting in theaters DecemberRead Full Story

Badge on a 1930s Alfa Romeo. Photo: Joan Stewart.

Alfa Romeo returns to Formula 1

Alfa Romeo, the prestigious Italian brand owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has signed a multi-year technical and commercial partnership agreement with Swiss Sauber F1 Team for participation in the Formula 1 world championship beginning with the 2018 season. The partnership will provide additional opportunities for the two organizations in both Formula 1 and theRead Full Story

2018 Whistler metal dash plaque.

All-British Whistler Run (ABR) Sunday May 20, 2018, Vancouver, Canada

On Sunday May 20, following the static ABFM event at VanDusen, the annual Vancouver-All-British Whistler Run will take place. This fun day gives participants the opportunity to drive their British vehicles on one of the world’s most scenic roads, the Sea-to-Sky Highway. Entrants gather Sunday morning at West Vancouver’s Park Royal Centre South Mall forRead Full Story

2018 ABFM Metal Dash Plaque.

All-British Classics at VanDusen, Saturday May 19, 2018, Vancouver, Canada

UPDATED: January 17, 2018 Dubbed The Greatest Show on British Wheels, Vancouver All British Field Meet (ABFM 2018) celebrating 33 years, will make its way to the magnificent venue at VanDusen Botanical Garden on British Columbia’s Victoria Day weekend. Western Canada’s largest collection of 500-plus British-built cars and motorcycles will be displayed in 60 classesRead Full Story

Winning model of the 2017 MINI Invasion Design competition. Photo courtesy MINI Canada.

MINI celebrates 15th anniversary in Canada

MINI is a brand renowned for never needing a reason to throw a party and celebrate. However, an anniversary for 15 years of doing business in Canada was an appropriate time to bring the passionate MINI fan base together on October 14, 2017 in Montreal. The event marks the fourth iteration of MINI Invasion, anRead Full Story

Jaguar Mk 2

Moss Motors acquires XKs Unlimited

Moss Motors Ltd. has acquired well-known classic Jaguar parts specialists XKs Unlimited of San Luis Obispo, CA. Serving Jaguar enthusiasts since 1973, XKs Unlimited has always prided itself on its selection of a wide range of parts, customer service and dedication to the Jaguar community. The addition of XKs Unlimited’s operations, personnel and expertise toRead Full Story

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