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Ford Develops an Electric F150 2019-01-26

With Tesla, Rivian, Atlis and now Ford in the mix, the battery-powered pickup race is on

Mazda and Kia Win Big at this Year's AJAC Awards 2019-01-24

Winners of 12 categories announced at Montreal auto show ahead of official Car and Utility of the Year trophy being handed out in Toronto in February

Highlights from the 2019 Montreal Auto Show 2019-01-22

We have to admit, we were fans of most of the reveals at this year’s 2019 Montreal International Auto Show. But just to make it official, we thought we’d run down the event’s hits and misses.

So Long Sonic! 2019-01-20

Slow sales and outdated styling likely to spell the demise of this small car

Could the Next Dodge Challenger be a Hybrid? 2019-01-18

But it won't be for efficiency gains or tree-hugging reasons—FCA's still chasing that performance carrot

VW Diesel Gate Continues 2019-01-16

As many as 370,000 Volkswagen diesel cars could be recalled or pulled off the road in Europe if Germany’s transport regulator concludes the company cheated 

The Benefits Of A Multi-Point Inspection For Your Next Pre-Owned Vehicle (By Experts!) 2019-01-14

Quite likely, the biggest stress associated with buying a used vehicle is the worry of getting a lemon. After all, few of us these days really know much about the mechanics of cars. It simply makes good sense to have a potential purchase looked at thoroughly before signing on the dotted line. Read on to learn about the benefits of a multi-point inspection for your next pre-owned vehicle.

Are your Winter Tires on their Last Legs? 2019-01-14

As a general rule of thumb, you can get at least four or five seasons out of a set of winter tires

Tech Talk: How Automatic and Adaptive Headlights Work 2019-01-12

At one time, virtually all car headlights pointed only straight ahead, and you had to turn them on and off, and operate the high-beam headlamps all by yourself.

Fuel Economy: You can Control It 2019-01-10

Sooner or later this year, a price increase at the fuel pumps is coming. 

The Scoop on Block Heaters 2019-01-08

With winter officially here, now is a good time to consider your options for an electric engine heater — more commonly known as a block heater. 

Hyundai Launching Fingerprint Recognition in 2019 2019-01-06

Your car key’s days may be numbered when Hyundai officially launches its new fingerprint technology in 2019

Tips to Keep you Warm and Toasty 2019-01-04

Trying to get some more heat from your car's dash vents? Some methods are more effective than others

Hyundai's Windshield of the Future 2019-01-02

The new “windshield display technology” will be on display at CES 2019

California pushes for Zero Emission Buses by 2040 2018-12-31

California air quality regulators voted on Friday to require that transit buses have zero emissions beginning in 2029

Ford Creates a Dog House! 2018-12-29

It uses Ford's noise cancellation technology

Autonomous Cars: Which Country Trusts them the Most 2018-12-27

The difference in levels of acceptance is huge

Skip the Drive Thru - Make Coffee in your Car 2018-12-23

Whether you’re trying to curb your spending by swapping a daily Tim Horton's habit with made-at-home brew or just prefer to DIY in general, we’ve got news for you: you don’t need to make your cup of joe at home.

9 Vehicles for the Pure of Heart 2018-12-21

We all know that the mass automotive consumer is more concerned about Apple Car Play and saving a few bucks, rather than a car's lap time around the Nurburgring or how many lateral G-forces it can pull without breaking traction.

2018 Hyundai Kona Wins Sub Compact of the Year 2018-12-19

South Korean automaker Hyundai is late to the game in the subcompact crossover category, one of the most active segments in the industry in recent years – but it’s there now.