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Prepping Your Vehicle’s Interior for Summer

Prepping Your Vehicle’s Interior for Summer

If your car has been on the road all winter, it’s probably filthy by now. Salt, sand and snow have made their way inside the car, and you’ve probably got a shovel and a jug of windshield washer fluid in there with you.
Two Million Hyundai Vehicles Sold in Canada

Two Million Hyundai Vehicles Sold in Canada

Hyundai just sold its 2,000,000th vehicle in Canada. The lucky customer was a resident of Val-Bélair, Québec, who bought a 2016 Tuscon.
They Did It! Toyota Builds a Hatchback 86

They Did It! Toyota Builds a Hatchback 86

In the land of kangaroos and koalas, Toyota's people have gone mad. They asked the main office in Japan if they could take a Toyota 86 (formerly known here as the Scion FR-S) and create a one-off hatchback.
Tesla's Bioweapon Defense Put to the Test

Tesla's Bioweapon Defense Put to the Test

To prove that their Bioweapon Defense system is more than a marketing scheme, Tesla decided to put it to the test.
Takata Airbag Recall: Another 40 Million Cars Added to the List

Takata Airbag Recall: Another 40 Million Cars Added to the List

Takata just announced that between 35 and 40 million cars had to be added to the recall list. The total number now hovers around 69 million units… Every single airbag made by Takata has to be recalled.
Google Will Drive Around in a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Google Will Drive Around in a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

An important partnership was hammered between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and tech giant Google on the topic of the self-driving car.
The Unique, 400-Horsepower Volkswagen Golf GTI Hearbeat

The Unique, 400-Horsepower Volkswagen Golf GTI Hearbeat

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Golf GTI, a young team of engineers at Volkswagen decided to have some fun: they took a standard GTI and pretty much doubled its horsepower rating.
Volkswagen Dominates the Nürburgring

Volkswagen Dominates the Nürburgring

The competition to determine who’s the fastest on the Nürburgring rages on: Volkswagen just announced they reclaimed the title of the "who’s-the-fastest-FWD-sports-car-automaker" feud from rival Honda.
A Ferrari That Will Anger Purists

A Ferrari That Will Anger Purists

Ferrari’s CEO Sergio Marchionne once said that they would never produce a fully-electric Ferrari. However, a team based in San Diego obviously didn’t listen to him, and created the very first zero-emissions Ferrari.
A Ten-Speed Automatic Transmission for the 2017 Ford F-150

A Ten-Speed Automatic Transmission for the 2017 Ford F-150

Ford recently announced details for the new 10-speed automatic transmission and revisions to the twin-turbo, 3.5L EcoBoost V6 that will power the 2017 F-150 this fall.