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Kernel Knowledge: One man on a mission to show how ethanol is wrecking your engine

Kernel Knowledge: One man on a mission to show how ethanol is wrecking your engine

To leave one of Ed Syrocki’s standing-room-only ethanol education seminars is to go home amazed, enlightened, and probably a little upset. Syrocki doesn’t just claim ethanol destroys fuel lines, wrecks fuel pumps and clogs accelerators—he lets you see the damage for yourself. Find out why Syrocki is on a one-man grassroots campaign to educate historicRead Full Story

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Canadian government investing in Next Generation Auto R&D

The Government of Canada has announced five new projects to be supported by the Automotive Partnership Canada initiative (APC). As a result of these new projects, Canadian drivers will benefit from research into new technologies for the automobile industry that will develop a battery pack thermal management system for hybrid electric vehicles, more efficient systemsRead Full Story

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Much anticipated Fisker Karma Luxury Hybrid soon to be sighted

If the Fisker Karma is any indication, eco-friendly electric vehicles can be sleek, sexy, high performance, and every bit as stylish as their luxury contemporaries, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Jaguar. On September 1, 2011, Fisker Karma owners will finally get to test-drive the elusive Karma, during an exclusive driving event in Palm Beach, Florida. Karma ownersRead Full Story

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Take the Wheel and see the World

There’s something about hitting the road that makes travel come alive, especially when the drive is through some of the world’s most scenic roadways and locales. Road tripping empowers you as a traveller with the flexibility to route—and re-route—your itinerary at any time. Whether travelling with the family, with a group of friends or withRead Full Story

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End of an era, or maybe not?

What do Peter Sellers, Tina Turner, Sir Richard Branson and Liam Gallagher, former front man of the 1990s British pop band Oasis, all have in common? They have all been customers of Bristol Cars, the English manufacturer of hand-built, high-performance cars for discriminating (and wealthy) buyers for more than 60 years. Bristol 401 prototype bodiedRead Full Story

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Online driving test in support of Canada’s Year of Road Safety

In support of The National Year of Road Safety 2011, Young Drivers of Canada, Canada’s largest driver training organizations, and State Farm Insurance have partnered to create the first online national driving test. The test initiative encourages safe and smart driving practices across the country and was designed to not only engage Canadians to easilyRead Full Story

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Insurance industry picks 2011 safest cars

The insurance industry 2011 safety pick awards recognize 66 vehicles. South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen led the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s annual list of the safest new vehicles (2011 model year). Hyundai and its affiliate Kia Motors, and Volkswagen and its Audi brand received the most awardsRead Full Story

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