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U.S. Buicks will now let you pay for gas through the car’s touchscreen

If you feel using your credit card or smartphone to pay for gas at the pumps is just a little too difficult, Buick has an answer for you.Updates to …

Exxon Mobil

Tesla files suit against Ontario government over cancelled EV rebates

In a recent <i>Notice of Application for Judicial Review</i>, it appears that Tesla Motors Canada is suing the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of …

Ford tuner Steeda offers its own take on the 2019 Mustang Bullitt

Ford’s newest Mustang Bullitt offers a sweet blend of nostalgia and performance, but the folks at Steeda must’ve felt something was missing from the …

Sports Cars

New car buyers opting for tech they admit they won’t use: U.K. survey

More than half of drivers may not know how to use the features in their new cars, according to a U.K. survey of more than 1,000 drivers who bought …

Hertz will now rent you this sweet custom Z06 Corvette

Hertz is placing 100 new Corvette Z06s sports car in its airport rental fleets across the U.S., to celebrate the rental company’s 100th …

Watch Jenson Button break a lap record in a Honda Civic Type R

The boy’s still got it.Yes, fine, Jenson Button’s Formula 1 career drew to a close at last year’s Monaco Grand Prix with both a literal bang against …

Motor Racing

Tim Hortons changing coffee lids, obviously following Driving’s advice

Tim Hortons has revealed that it will be replacing the coffee cup lids it’s been using for 20 years because of customer complaints that they leak.Of …

Trump’s tariffs will make fixing your car more expensive

Businesses in the replacement auto-parts industry — from component makers to local mechanic shops — are scrambling to cope with President Donald …

Tariffs

Ford’s new Cobra Jet is the fastest, most powerful drag racing Mustang ever

Ford will unveil the fastest production Mustang ever at the Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend, the 2018 50th Anniversary Cobra Jet, capable of …

Sports Cars

Kroger begins testing driverless grocery deliveries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Kroger will begin testing grocery deliveries using driverless cars outside of Phoenix.The biggest U.S. grocery chain said the …

Autonomous Vehicle

Stolen police car leads to hour-long chase near Quebec City

Police have arrested a suspect who stole a police cruiser near Quebec City Thursday morning and led officers on an hour-long chase down Highway …

Quebec City

Ford Ranger Raptor spied testing in southern Ontario

A left-hand-drive version of Ford’s new Ranger Raptor was spotted in Windsor, Ontario this past week, suggesting the off-road compact pickup may hit …

Autos

A look at Ford’s vision of the future: Cars connected to everything

DENVER – I have seen the future and it works. We just have to wait for it.Unlike American journalist and social activist Lincoln Steffens, who …

USDOT

First Ride: 2018 Kawasaki H2 SX SE

Hitting the gas at any rpm — and by “any’ I mean pretty much anything over 2,000 rpm — sends you pulsing forward. Do the same at 6,000 and you can …

Motorcycles

SUV Review: 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e

It wasn’t that long ago, when looking for a fuel-sipping Mercedes-Benz, you could pick from a fairly extensive selection of diesel-powered vehicles. …

Why do parts for recall repairs take so long to arrive?

You hear about automotive recalls all the time — on the evening news, on the radio during your commute, or even here. Automotive recalls are common, …

Motorcyclist caught checking text at 110 km/h on Quebec highway

The Sûreté du Québec has opened an investigation after being sent a photo Tuesday showing a motorcyclist who appears to be using his cellphone while …

Traffic Safety

Report: SEC moving in on Tesla and Elon Musk with subpoenas

When Elon Musk tweeted last week that funding for taking his EV company Tesla private had been secured, stock prices in Tesla ballooned; but it also …

Streamliner sets new land speed record on its 50th anniversary

Danny Thompson set a new (unofficial) land speed world record for a piston-powered vehicle August 12, clipping 450 mph (725 km/h) in his father’s …

Knowledge Management

Ford to spend $740M on Detroit redevelopment plans for self-driving car research

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. plans to spend roughly $740 million renovating Detroit’s long vacant train depot and redeveloping other area properties for …

Autonomous Cars

Montréal’s Bixi adds electric bicycles to its sharing fleet

Montréal traffic is challenging in the best of times – and terrifying most others. Even cocooned inside a car, the tailgaters, honking horns and …

Transit

Lincoln is getting its own dealerships separate from Ford

Ford-Lincoln dealerships in 30 major U.S. markets are being asked by the automaker to split off the luxury brand and give it a dealership of its own, …

Luxury Lifestyle

Five things we like — and dislike — about the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45

Another crossover. Just what we need. In the sea of beige, black, silver and white that seems to dominate our roads and traffic jams, it’s easy to …

Mercedes-Benz

Canada’s most popular pickups just show that trucks may have peaked last year

Through the first seven months of 2018, Canadian sales of pickup trucks have fallen 6 per cent. It’s a sharp decline that would be considered drastic …

Canada

Canada’s most popular pickups show trucks may have peaked last year

Through the first seven months of 2018, Canadian sales of pickup trucks have fallen 6 per cent. It’s a sharp decline that would be considered drastic …

Canada

Car Review: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF

Hard or soft, hard or soft, that is indeed the question. No, I’m not talking about boiled eggs, matzo balls or massages — or anything else! I’m …

Mazda

Brand new Tesla Model 3 has bumper ripped off by rain

It’s a real bummer when you pick up a brand new car and have to drive it home in the rain. It’s even worse when the slightly inconvenient weather …

Tesla Model 3

The secret behind double amputee Alex Zanardi’s BMW M4 race car

The 2001 CART season had not been a good one for two-time champion Alex Zanardi; 15 rounds in, and the Italian’s best result had been fourth at the …

Carbon Fiber

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso leaving F1 at end of the season

Two-time champion Fernando Alonso will leave Formula One at the end of the season and potentially move to IndyCar in the United States.McLaren Racing …

Watch this 800-hp Prius dominate Challenger SRT Demon in drag race

What happens when you pack a Toyota Prius with a supercharged Dodge SRT Hellcat engine?The answer: Annihilation.A tuned-up Prius with 800 horsepower …