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Winter Tire Season is Right Around the Corner

It’s October. The time has come to look at your winter tires Tip: Don’t wait until November to book an appointment or to start shopping. Good winter tires are without a doubt the best safety feature. The 2023 Old Farmer’s Almanac Canadian Edition has a chilling forecast for Canadians: Winter will arrive early and with cold temperatures. And by...

Rivian Is now Certified by Transport Canada

The automaker had failed to obtain its certification earlier this week. Transport Canada has now cleared the company after receiving the requested documentation Rivian hasn’t said when deliveries will begin in Canada, but it should happen soon Earlier this week, Rivian applied for certification with Transport Canada in order to be able to sell its vehicles in Canada but...

Already Almost Three Completed Lordstown Endurance Pickups

Lordstown Motors has just announced that production of its fully electric pickup truck has begun. In fact, the American manufacturer, which has taken up residence in the plant formerly used by General Motors to assemble its small cars (Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Cobalt, Chevrolet Cavalier, Chevrolet Vega, etc.), has only produced two examples of its electron-powered pickup truck, with a...

Every New Vehicle Sold in New York Will Have to be Zero-Emissions by 2035

The state is following California’s lead 35% of new vehicles will have to be EVs by 2026 and then 68% by 2030 A number of financial programs will help buyers afford EVs Since California announced its plan to ban new internal combustion vehicles by 2035, a number of states have been drawing up their own EV adoption plans, the...

Bentley Bentayga S and Azure Add Sport and Comfort to Big-Buck SUV

A pair of new trims enhance the hybrid Bentayga in two different ways Both get more power and extended EV range The Bentley Bentayga is getting another pair of hybrid offerings. One that's meant to be sportier, the other more coddling. Called the S and Azure, they'll also give the Bentayga hybrid a bit more range and power. Under the...

The Tesla Cybertruck Will Float if Temporarily

Tesla Cybertruck
The Cybertruck still hasn’t hit production yet. Musk claims that it can serve as a boat to cross rivers. The man’s a genius. For a minute, if that, the internet almost forgot about the Tesla Cybertruck. As though sensing that this was the case, Elon Musk tweeted that his yet-to-be-built electric truck will be waterproof enough to serve as...

The new 2023 BMW M760e xDrive is a Plug-In Hybrid Powerhouse

It more or less replaces the lauded M760Li and its boosted V12 engine. The M760e xDrive is the ICE 7 Series flagship. The BMW brand is evolving, as are most others, however few if any seem to be able to match the German automaker’s pace. It seems as though every other day, BMW introduces a new model or technology...

Rivian Failed to Get Certified by Transport Canada

This means the company can’t sell vehicles in Canada for now A report cites issues with units of measure, labels, noise and anti-theft features Rivian can reapply for certification as soon as it has fixed all of the issues Rivian failed to obtain a certification from Transport Canada due to a number of non-compliance issues. This means that Canadian reservation...

Wards publishes its list of the 10 best powertrains for 2022

Earlier this week, Wards Auto released its list of the 10 Best Engines and Powertrain Systems of the past year. And as expected, electrification is becoming more and more important in this annual list. The Wards Auto list is limited to all-new or seriously revised engines. The 2021 winners are also eligible for the list. Wards Auto adds that only...

Volkswagen Canada Removes Features from 2023 ID.4 Option Package Due to Part Shortages

The Statement package loses a few components. The price is reduced to reflect the package’s new content. This isn’t exactly the end of the world or even a deal-breaker for new 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 buyers. This does serve however as a reminder that global part shortages are still very much a problem, Volkswagen Canada will cut elements out of...