All-new 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback.

All-new 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback arrives fall 2016

Arriving this fall in North America, the 2017 Civic Hatchback is the latest addition to the much-heralded 10th-generation Honda Civic lineup, joining the 2016 North American Car of the Year—the Civic Sedan, and the Civic Coupe that launched earlier this year. The 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback combines Euro-inspired styling and five-door versatility with the Civic’sRead Full Story

Infiniti's new VC-T engine.

World’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine

Infiniti plans to present VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged), the world’s first production-ready variable compression ratio engine and one of the most advanced internal combustion engines ever created, on September 29 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l’Automobile). More than 20 years in development, Infiniti’s new four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline VC-T engine represents a major breakthroughRead Full Story

2017 Subaru BRZ includes  updated materials on the instrument and door panels and an updated climate control panel. (CNW Group/Subaru Canada Inc.)

2017 Subaru BRZ comes with enhanced performance and updated features

The rear-wheel-drive 2017 Subarun BRZ, an authentic sports coupe with an ultra-low centre of gravity and precision steering that delivers pinpoint handling accuracy, is now available in Subaru dealerships across Canada. Power and Handling The 2.0L DOHC naturally aspirated horizontally opposed Subaru Boxer engine receives several internal updates for friction reduction including new valves, camshaftRead Full Story

The Lotus Elise Race 250 is 0.5 seconds quicker than the previous Elise Coup 220 R.

Lotus right on track with new Elise Race 250

The latest race car from Lotus is its new Elise Race 250. Eligible for many race series around the world, this new Elise has been developed with a raft of performance-orientated features as standard. The Elise Race 250 packs a supercharged, 1.8-litre 4-cylinder engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox, boasts 243-horsepower at 7,200 rpm andRead Full Story


North Vancouver Volvo technicians win award

British Columbia service technicians Tony Do and Justin Lam of Jim Pattison Volvo North Vancouver have been named winners of the 2016 Volvo International Service Technician Award (VISTA) in the category of Service & Repair. The team from North Vancouver competed against 40 teams from Volvo markets around the world. VISTA is a biennial customerRead Full Story


Nissan develops first SOFC-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power

Nissan Motor Company is currently researching and developing a Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. The new system—a world first for automotive use—features an e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator. SOFC is a fuel cell utilizing the reaction of multiple fuels, including ethanol and natural gas, with oxygen toRead Full Story

2017 Volkswagen #PinkBeetle (pre-production model).

Limited-Edition pink VW Beetle on the way

Volkswagen’s #PinkBeetle will go into production as a 2017 model, having been shown as a concept at the 2015 New York Auto Show. The first vehicle ever to officially be named as its own hashtag, the exclusive run of #PinkBeetle models will be available in coupe and convertible configurations and will go on sale fallRead Full Story

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