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Infiniti: The Next 30 Years Via More Design And Electrification

The next three years will redefine Infiniti’s image and from what we’ve seen, it’s looking really good. Here’s a bit of knowledge, if you didn’t know: The Infiniti logo represents the road, the long infinite road ahead and Infiniti’s desire to be there with you. I firmly believed in it when they released the cool M30, the G35 and the...

Top Position Shuffling At Genesis Motors Has Us Wondering…

2019 Genesis G70
Genesis, Hyundai’s luxury vehicle division, is working hard to compete but will it make it? Genesis was founded almost exactly three years ago. The momentum behind Hyundai’s decision to launch its own luxury brand was based, in part, on the relative success of the first generation of the Hyundai Genesis sedan, and the potential to elevate the brand’s standing on...

Mitsubishi Motors : The Brand With A Rising Sun

Mitsubishi has suffered and triumphed equally over the last few years. They promise that the lows are behind them. I’ve not been very kind to Mitsubishi for close to seven years. They gave me no choice following numerous regretful decisions such as cancelling the Endeavor, the EVO program as it should be and naming an SUV “Eclipse” not to mention...

Should You Buy An Internal Combustion Engine-d Car?

Will the shift to electric cars have a negative effect on your petrol-powered car’s resale value in the very near future? In a way, maybe. Earlier this month, the always-vocal Elon Musk shared a link to a story from cleantechnica.com that touches on the impact Tesla cars and SUVs are having on the car market by comparing costs of ownership,...

Porsche Taycan Turbo: The Trim Debate

Porsche’s decision to use “Turbo” and “Turbo S” as trims on the new Taycan electric car is confusing many. We’re not confused. A few weeks ago, Porsche invited a bunch of auto scribes to the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta for a deep dive into the new Porsche Taycan. At one point, trim nomenclatures were brought up and they justified...

Car Manufacturers Are Slowly Conditioning Us For The Next Phase Of The Automobile

Changes to the automotive landscape are far deeper than they seem. The risings costs of doing business are slowly killing brand identity Some 10 or 12 years ago, I wrote a story about the convergence of research, design and development. In my piece, I described how uniqueness and specialized products would eventually disappear as all R&D for all car manufacturers...

SUVs Are Not A Trend : Stating What’s Obvious

Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept
We often refer to trends when it comes to automotive designs. Crossovers and SUVs have surpassed the trend state and are here to stay We often read that kids never want to buy what their parents drove. I completely understand although I grew up with station wagons and currently own two and have purchased five over the last ten years....

We Play With the 2020 Toyota Supra Online Configurator

2020 Toyota Supra color summary
You can now build your Toyota GR Supra on Toyota Canada's website. Let's have a little fun. Build Your Car configurators are always a lot of fun, even when there's no way in the world you could ever afford whatever you're building. In the case of the 2020 Toyota Supra configurator, however, we're actually playing in the realm of rear-world...

Volkswagen’s Puebla, Mexico Plant : Assembly Lines Make More Than Just Cars

Volkswagen Beetle production ends at the Puebla plant in Mexico
A tour of VW’s Puebla, MX plant reminds me that building cars is like nothing else. Working for a car assembly line may not seem like the most exciting job but it just might be one of the most fulfilling. I’ve been to a number of plants in Japan, Europe, the US and Canada and something struck me at the...

Nissan Blainville Latest Dealership to Join HGregoire Group

Nissan Blainville
Article presented by Nissan Blainville One of the most important and significant dealership groups in Canada has made another acquisition. HGregoire announced recently the acquisition of Nissan Blainville making it the 28th dealership to join the group founded in 1993. What started as a group specializing in pre-owned vehicles has blossomed into a network of used vehicle superstores and new vehicle...

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