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Canadian Man Goes to Court for Right to Ride e-Bicycle
Canadian Man Goes to Court for Right to Ride e-Bicycle

10 Sep 2012, 12:41 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Chesley Earle, a 25 year-old Canadian man from teh city of Corner Brook, Newfoundland, was fined for riding his electrically-assised e-bicycle on the grounds of not having the proper license and reg...

 
Lime Green Pontiac Solstice Wrap
Lime Green Pontiac Solstice Wrap

7 Sep 2012, 10:27 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / When Pontiac was killed off, there were quite a few cars that we morned. But the passing o the brand means their cars are now collectors’ items. Built on the same architecture as the Opel G...

 
Nissan GT-R Wrapped in Blue Chrome
Nissan GT-R Wrapped in Blue Chrome

23 Aug 2012, 15:44 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Canada’s first chrome car apparently was a made by a company called Re Style It. So naturally when it came to doing a blue chrome Nissan GT-R, they had the so-called dibs. The Nissan GT-R i...

 
Cadillac CTS in Matte Purple
Cadillac CTS in Matte Purple

23 Aug 2012, 14:13 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Every time a we show you a wrapped car and you click the Facebook like button, an angel gets its wings. Yes, it’s most definitely the year of the wrapped car, and this phenomenon has taken hol...

 
Over 36,000 Chevy Impala Police Cars Recalled
Over 36,000 Chevy Impala Police Cars Recalled

10 Aug 2012, 07:39 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / General Motors, which recently got sued for $3-billion, is recalling some 36,413 Chevrolet Impala Police cars, from the US, due to problems regarding the cars’ front suspension. The culprits s...

 
Mitsubishi Recalls 49 i-MiEVs in Canada
Mitsubishi Recalls 49 i-MiEVs in Canada

9 Aug 2012, 09:07 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is one of the obvious choice for those who want a relatively affordable all-electric vehicle for town use (though, it can be taken around the world successfully, it seems). How...

 
Canadian Motorcyclist Turns Himself In After Doing 300 Km/h Through Traffic
Canadian Motorcyclist Turns Himself In After Doing 300 Km/h Through Traffic

27 Jul 2012, 08:11 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While we may admit to liking a little bit of ‘sporty’ driving, which we do whenever we get the chance, we always do it in safe surroundings, never risking the safety of others. Unfor...

 
Lexus to Boost RX Production in Canada
Lexus to Boost RX Production in Canada

25 Jul 2012, 09:02 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / After the double whamming from recalls, a strong yen and problems with natural disasters last year, Toyota really has learned its lesson and is taking the “build them where you sell them&rdquo...

 
Sudden Door Opening Issue Prompts 190,000-Strong Recall by Honda
Sudden Door Opening Issue Prompts 190,000-Strong Recall by Honda

19 Jul 2012, 15:08 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / While Hondas are renowned for their durability and reliability, it seems that the Japanese manufacturer may have lost its touch in making its cars ‘bulletproof’. This is not the first re...

 
Car2Go Program Set to Launch in Toronto, Canada
Car2Go Program Set to Launch in Toronto, Canada

29 Jun 2012, 13:40 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / The Car2Go car sharing program will be officially launched in Toronto, tomorrow, June 30th. ‘Car-sharers’ will have 250 Smart EDs at their disposal, and they will have access to these ca...

 
18-Wheeler Topples Over in Canada
18-Wheeler Topples Over in Canada

28 Jun 2012, 16:02 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / We cannot stress enough how dangerous driving alongside and amongst big-rig trucks can be. After a Russian truck toppled over and another one crashed into multiple other cars causing explosions, it&...

 
New Skateboarding Guiness World Record - 129.9 km/h
New Skateboarding Guiness World Record - 129.9 km/h

21 Jun 2012, 13:27 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Why burn fuel when a simple incline can give you all the momentum and propulsion you’ll ever need? Skateboarding, especially the downhill kind, is an extremely exhilarating sport which is, at ...

 
McLaren Opens New Canadian Showroom in Toronto
McLaren Opens New Canadian Showroom in Toronto

12 Jun 2012, 12:37 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / After opening a dealership in Geneva, Switzerland, McLaren officials have recently cut the ribbon on a brand new showroom located in Toronto, Canada. Located in a purpose-built ‘facility&rsquo...

 
Hydro-Quebec Developing Ultra-Fast EV Charger
Hydro-Quebec Developing Ultra-Fast EV Charger

11 Jun 2012, 13:25 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / One of the main reasons cited by the automakers for the rather sluggish introduction of pure EVs are the very long charge time, with some cars taking up to 8 hours to be fully charged from a standar...

 
Lewis Hamilton Wins Canadian GP
Lewis Hamilton Wins Canadian GP

11 Jun 2012, 07:40 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / With this F1 season being by far the strangest of recent years, six different drivers winning the first six races of the season. Now, after Sunday’s race which took place on the Gilles-Villene...

 
Bus Maker New Flyer’s All Electric Prototype Begins Testing
Bus Maker New Flyer’s All Electric Prototype Begins Testing

4 Jun 2012, 13:47 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / New Flyer is a Winnipeg, Canada-based bus manufacturer which has been making city transit solutions since 1930. They make typically American-looking buses for the US, Canada and part of Latin Americ...

 
Ford Tops Canada Sales with 27% Increase
Ford Tops Canada Sales with 27% Increase

4 Jun 2012, 09:25 UTC · By: Mihnea Radu / Ford saw a substantial 27 percent sales increase in Canada that catapulted the company to the number one spot in May and for the year to date. Among the noteworthy results, demand for pickups increa...

 
Canada Aim to Align Vehicle Regulations to US Standards
Canada Aim to Align Vehicle Regulations to US Standards

30 May 2012, 14:52 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / According to Transport Canada, the country's ecoTECHNOLOGY program designed to “assess the safety and environmental performance of new vehicle technologies to ensure that innovations can ...

 
Canadian Man Pulls Electric Car On Foot for 475km / 295miles
Canadian Man Pulls Electric Car On Foot for 475km / 295miles

28 May 2012, 12:30 UTC · By: Andrei Nedelea / Despite driving one of the most efficient vehicles on the road today, and doing so without hurting a single leaf or blade of grass, Canadian Marcelo da Luz, the designer and builder of his very own ...

 
Fisker Expands Operations in Canada
Fisker Expands Operations in Canada

3 Feb 2012, 11:12 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Fisker recently announced a new market for its upcoming Karma range-extended electric vehicle, with Canada being the target for the green performance sedan. The company starts its operation by teami...