2021 Porsche Taycan first EV to use the innovative payment system on Electrify Canada network. Photo courtesy Electrify Canada/Porsche

Electrify Canada debuts Plug&Charge payment technology

Electrify Canada has introduced Plug&Charge payment technology, which allows Canadians to charge their electric vehicles without pulling out their wallet, smartphone or bank card. This innovative system is now available on all Electrify Canada chargers across Canada and can be used with Plug&Charge-capable EVs including the 2021 Porsche Taycan models equipped with the feature. TheRead Full Story

Volvo

Volvo Cars Canada launches complimentary ‘Tow for Life’

No matter what vintage Volvo you may drive, roadside towing is now available free of charge in Canada. With road trip season just around the corner, Volvo Cars is expanding its suite of complimentary services available to Canadians with “Tow for Life”. This service complements the free towing already provided to in-warranty customers via RoadsideRead Full Story

Anders Warming, new Rolls-Royce Director of Design, effective July 1, 2021.

Rolls-Royce appoints new Director of Design

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has appointed Anders Warming as new Director of Design, effective July 1, 2021. Warming, 48, joins Rolls-Royce Motor Cars from Warming Design, the company he founded in 2019. His experience includes almost 20 years in senior positions in the BMW Group, including Head of Design at MINI and Exterior Chief Designer atRead Full Story

JUN JULY 2021 Genesis Steering Wheel

Genesis: a new name in luxury

BMW, Mercedes, Audi, these are just some of the names that come to mind when one thinks of luxurious sports vehicles. There is now one more to add to the list—Genesis, a name suitably derived from the Greek word for “origin.” I was lucky enough to be provided with an all-new 2022 Genesis GV70 fromRead Full Story

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2021 Ford Bronco Sport, five generations of inspiration

During its five-generation production history—1966 to 1996—terms ascribed to the ways in which Ford Bronco owners enjoyed their beloved vehicles include “used and abused,” “battered,” “rusted out” and “highly modified,” to name a few. Designed and built by a famous automotive trio—Donald Frey, Mustang product manager; Lee Iacocca, company president from 1970-1978; and structural designerRead Full Story

Actors Alex Winter (left) and Keanu Reeves ready their Taycans with a full charge before "Going the Distance."

Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter test the Porsche Taycan electric sports car in “Going the Distance”

Porsche has produced an eight-minute film entitled “Going the Distance” to showcase its new Taycan Turbo electric sports car. In this action-packed short film, Porsche enthusiasts and fellow actors Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter embark on an epic road trip in Southern California in two cars, with one charge of electric, to showcase the driveabilityRead Full Story

1968 Shelby EXP 500 "Green Hornet" and 1967 Ford Shelby EXP 500 "Little Red."

Shelby Mustang Prototypes featured in new documentaries

Craig Jackson, chairman & CEO of Barrettt-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, and his team’s epic search, recovery and restoration of the fabled lost 1967 Ford Shelby EXP 500 prototype dubbed “Little Red” and painstaking restoration of the experimental 1968 Shelby EXP 500 known as the “Green Hornet” will be featured in documentaries sponsored inRead Full Story

The average condition 2 value of the Miata is $15,400, which is up 7.5% from a year ago.

Hottest cars of the pandemic, according to Hagerty’s Automotive Intelligence

Amidst COVID-19, North Americans have taken up an array of new hobbies. From DIY home renovations to cooking TikTok’s infamous feta pasta, new hobbies have formed in this past year like no other time in history. Some of these hobbies have stemmed from having extra free time, while others have sprung from trends. One keyRead Full Story

Podmore

McLaren Automotive engineer crowned Young Woman Engineer of the Year

McLaren Automotive scientist and engineer Ella Podmore has been crowned the Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The prestigious industry award celebrates women working in modern engineering to challenge negative perceptions and encourage greater diversity in the profession. “I am absolutely honoured to have been chosen byRead Full Story

Alfa Romeo

Alfa Romeo salutes women drivers

Alfa Romeo is a brand with a long history in racing that dates back to 1910 and extends to Formula One today. Throughout these decades, many Alfa Romeo drivers have made an indelible mark on the sport. In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Alfa Romeo saluted its female race drivers. While these women competedRead Full Story

Land Rover

Women motoring journalists from 38 countries on five continents vote Land Rover Defender as World’s Best Car 2021

The journalists of the Women’s World Car of the Year have chosen the Land Rover Defender as the World’s Best Car 2021. To reach this result, the jurors of the international team of 50 female motoring experts from 38 countries and five continents tested dozens of models and evaluated each. Nine vehicles reached the final,Read Full Story