VW reveals four Beetle Concepts in New York

Volkswagen revealed four concepts of its popular Beetle retromobile at the New York International Auto Show. If you find the concepts to be far from extravagant, it will not surprise you to learn that most of these will be offered in Canada next year, which wasn’t the case the last time BMW did something like this. A Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet ...

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Surprise! All-new 10th generation Honda Civic debuts in New York

Honda surprised the press on-hand at this year’s New York International Auto Show by revealing an all-new Honda Civic Concept that looks, we must admit, quite fetching. In its lime green paintjob, the Honda Civic Concept a stand out at the show, a show that was already rich with colourful concepts and new cars. So, with this announcement, we have a ...

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2016 Ford Focus RS adds yet more performance to the EcoBoost name

Focus RS New York

New York, NY — It seems as though Ford is bent on making sure that people realize that just because a car is fitted with an “EcoBoost” engine, it doesn’t mean it has to be boring. First, there was the EcoBoost Mustang. Then, the EcoBoost-powered—and very good—2015 Ford Edge Sport. And now, there’s this: the Ford Focus RS, which made its ...

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2015 Kia Soul EV named Canadian Green Car of the Year

Vancouver, BC — The 2015 Kia Soul EV has won the inaugural Canadian Green Car of the Year Award, chosen by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) and presented at the Vancouver International Auto Show. In October, 70 of Canada’s most respected journalists convene in Ontario for the annual Canadian Car of the Year competition. This year, of those 70, ...

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Honda Civic: Hatchback coming to Canada?

Those who miss the Honda Civic hatchback will be happy to learn that rumours abound that a return—after a 10 year absence—of the lovable Japanese hatch to North America could be in the works. According to Honda, demand—in Canada, especially—for a return of the hatchback is strong. Reports have as many as 30-40,000 units being exported to North America as ...

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General Motors is recalling 64,000 Chevrolet Volt models

Chevrolet volt recall

The Chevrolet Volt is being recalled by General Motors because of a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning associated with owner negligence. The issue at hand relates to the Chevrolet Volt’s unique engine design which combines an electric motor as well as a thermal engine which acts as a generator to charge the batteries that power the electric unit. When the ...

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