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Hagerty survey indicates strong interest in classic car ownership among Millenials, Generation Zers

Despite Great Recession predictions that the American love affair with cars and driving was waning, Millennials (1981-1995) and Gen Zers (1996-2015) now report they are more likely—not less—to want to own a classic or collectible car than their parents and grandparents, according to the Hagerty 2020 “Why Driving Matters” survey of 10,000 U.S. drivers. KeyRead Full Story

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Driving fun typical of the brand is still the passion of the racing driver, now 87 years old. And he continues to relish the challenge of winding country roads.

Paddy Hopkirk: Gentleman, legend in the classic Mini and honourary fifth Beatle

In 1964, the Monte Carlo Rally was still a genuine adventure for all the competing racing drivers and the spectacle was broadcast live on television. This was the era when automobile manufacturers all over the world discovered rally sport as the perfect stage for presenting their models. And consequently, vehicles from different weight and performanceRead Full Story

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World-wide historic vehicle survey launched by FIVA

The Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) is conducting a world-wide historic vehicle survey. FIVA’s Legislation Commission is tasked to ensure that the development of national and international legislation does not create an adverse impact to owners of historic vehicles and the use of these on public roads without inappropriate restrictions. FIVA was founded inRead Full Story

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Q by Aston Martin creates new limited-edition Vantage 007 & DBS Superleggera editions to celebrate ‘No Time to Die’

Aston Martin is celebrating the release of the 25th James Bond film, with two exclusive 007 special editions inspired by the cars featured in No Time to Die. This new collaboration between Aston Martin and EON Productions, the company that produces the James Bond films with Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, delivers new 007 editions of theRead Full Story

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Female riders at Duffy Lake, BC, prepare for the   14th edition of International Female Ride Day (IFRD).

Women motorcycle riders shift into gear for International Female Ride Day

Women motorcycle riders and motorsport enthusiasts on six continents and more than 120 countries will take to their motorcycles to “Just Ride!”, Saturday, August 22, 2020 for the officially rescheduled 14th edition of International Female Ride Day (IFRD). The globally synchronized action will see women once again govern the world’s roads, tracks and trails for theRead Full Story

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BCUOMA creates humorous – ‘How to Clean Everything’ video series

BC Used Oil Management Association (“BCUOMA”), a not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil containers, antifreeze and antifreeze containers in British Columbia, have created a series of five short videos that combine a fun, non-traditional communications campaign, with a serious and important used oil recycling message. View the videos here. “ThisRead Full Story

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Rob Dibble with his 1969 Volkswagen Dune Buggy.

Pandemic allows hobbyists the time to return to restoration projects

With time to spare and nowhere to go during the COVID-19 lockdown, many classic-car owners have seized the opportunity to finally make progress on a restoration project—or two. Rob Dibble saw the overabundance of time at home as an opportunity to pursue his passion for car restoration. A corporate development entrepreneur, Dibble has been workingRead Full Story

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Subaru’s 2021 Crosstrek comes with more power, capability and features

  Subaru’s 2021 Crosstrek, which will be available in Canadian showrooms this August, will include an update on its design, efficiency and levels of safety. The 2021 Crosstrek comes with an optional 2.5-litre direct-injection Subaru Boxer engine for increased power and enhanced capability. Providing 182 horsepower and 176 lb.-ft. of torque. The new engine isRead Full Story

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Hagerty releases interesting North American collector car data trends

Tom Cochrane said it best: “Life is a highway, I want to ride it all night long.” More that ever, these lyrics are ringing as Canadians rediscover the love, and passion of the drive amid COVID-19 restrictions lifting. During these unprecedented times, the driving experience has transformed from commuting to being a source of freedom,Read Full Story

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Ford’s Co-Pilot 360 technology now includes hands-free driving, over-the-air updates and more

Ford Co-Pilot 360 Technology—a comprehensive collection of available driver-assist features—now includes Active Drive Assist, which allows for hands-free driving on more than 160,ooo kilometres of divided highways in Canada and the U.S. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. It does not replace safeRead Full Story

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Maserati’s Nettuno engine adopts F1 technology for a road car

Maserati’s new Nettuno engine will be the beating heart of its much-anticipated MC20 super sportscar that will make its world premiere in September 2020. The unit was designed at Maserati’s Modena facilities: the Maserati Innovation Lab on Via Emilia Ovest, the workshops on Via Delle Nazioni (Maserati Corse’s historic base) and developed at the EngineRead Full Story

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