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Watch: 10 Reasons Why the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is the Ultimate Grand Tourer

Not your ordinary Golf<p>The Volkwagen Golf R may look like a mainstream hatch from the outside, but it’s actually a powerhouse that can keep up with the much bolder looking Honda Civic Type R and Subaru WRX STI. The German hatch mixes refinement with speed, all while flying under the radar with its …

Volkswagen's all-electric race car shatters records on the uphill Pikes Peak

For the last 100 years, cars have been setting records on top of Colorado's Pikes Peak.<p>Another record has been broken this year, but this time it …

The 2020 Volkswagen Golf R will get 400 hp and be the fastest one yet

The upcoming eighth-gen Volkswagen Golf will see its performance-spec R-trim imbued with an excessive 400 horsepower, making it the fastest of the …

Kal Tire Retail Recycling Case Study

A successful retail recycling program implemented by leading Canadian tire retailer Kal Tire. RecycleSmart assisted in developing and implementing this program which increased waste diversion while maintaining operating costs.

Will Revolutionary British Engine Technology Tempt Japan's Carmakers?

Over the last decade, we’ve seen many car companies downsizing their engines, while adding hybrid units and turbochargers to make powerplants cleaner and more efficient as they grapple with more stringent fuel-economy and emissions regulations.<p>In an age of diesel emissions scandals, revolutionary …

Roger Stone

Honda Monkey and Super Cub motorcycles return to U.S. market

You can again buy one of these classic bikes<p>Here's some good news for your Friday: Honda is bringing back some classic bikes from its past. The Monkey and the Super Cub C125 will be available for U.S. customers from the 2019 model year on.<p>Make no mistake, these are new bikes with modern touches …

Volkswagen Golf 8 to boast dual-screen cockpit – report

Production of the Volkswagen Golf 8 will officially commence in June 2019, and a fresh report out of Germany suggests that the upcoming version of …

Removing shoes when entering the house could help people stay slim, scientists claim

Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, scientists have claimed.<p>According to new research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology in Barcelona, everyday …

For Sale: Stalled Pipeline Project, Protesters Included

Justin Trudeau’s pipeline nightmare may be only getting started.<p>As Kinder Morgan Inc. drives a hard bargain in Canada’s attempt to save the …

Lubricant Consolidation

In the interest of reducing purchasing costs and streamlining storage and handling, many organizations have substantially slashed the number of …

290-horsepower VW Golf GTI TCR road car previewed by concept

Volkswagen's Golf GTI race car developed for the TCR International Series is about to spawn a road-going version.<p>To be called the Golf GTI TCR, VW …

Ontario Teachers', BC Partners among new investors in GFL Environmental

Canadian waste management company GFL Environmental Inc said on Sunday a group of investors led by U.K.-based BC Partners, Ontario Teachers' Pension …

Barclays Bank

HSBC, Europe's Largest Bank, Cuts Off Financing To The Oilsands

Environmental groups' pressure campaign on banks is beginning to pay off.<p>London-based HSBC, Europe's largest bank, has joined a growing number of …

2020 Volkswagen Golf spy shots

A test mule for the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, the nameplate's eighth iteration, has been spotted.<p>A test mule is where the new mechanical …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Alberta sets new records as temperatures drop 15 degrees in mere minutes Saturday

Albertans have been dealing with winter-like conditions this Easter long weekend, but some locations have had it worse than others.<p>According to …

UPS Drivers Never Turn Left, and Neither Should You

Vehicle routing problems were developed in 1959 as a way to organize moving objects. Basically these types of problems take into account of variety …

Like a hot hatch on steroids: The Porsche Macan GTS reviewed

Porsche goes its own way with this midsized SUV, and it works.<p>It's very easy to have preconceptions about a vehicle like the Porsche Macan GTS. Some …

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Passenger drops farts so putrid pilot is forced to make emergency landing

A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a row caused by a passenger who refused to stop farting.<p>The passenger apparently kept breaking …

Jewel Boxes: Compact Luxury Crossovers Ranked from Worst to Best

Police launch criminal investigation into tire maker Nokian

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish police plan to launch a criminal investigation into options trading at Nokian Tyres stemming from manipulated product tests, darkening the mood after the company reported rising quarterly profit on Friday.<p>FILE PHOTO: Nokian tyres are on display at the "Krepost" Toyota …

Driverless trucks will eliminate 400 positions: Suncor Energy

About 400 jobs are expected to disappear at Suncor Energy Inc.’s oilsands mines in northern Alberta as it deploys driverless ore-hauling trucks to …

Volkswagen Up GTI review: pound for pound, the most fun you can have on four wheels

VW UP Gti<p>We’ve been promised a souped-up version of the Up city car since the very start, when at its launch at the 2011 Frankfurt show a ‘GT’ concept was displayed alongside the production model. A prototype came out the following year, with 108bhp, a six-speed manual ‘box and a 0-62mph time of …

The Latest Laser Eye Surgery Innovation Shaking Up The Health Industry - And Anyone Can Do It

One of our most cherished senses has to be the gift of sight. For a start, you’d not be reading this article without it. But as any glasses wearer will tell you, how nice it would be to not always worry about ensuring you have two heavy rims filled with glass hanging off your face all day. Then …

Carl Zeiss

2020 VW Golf will have more powerful GTI and Golf R versions

It seems the e-Golf is doomed.<p>New details have emerged regarding the next-generation VW Golf. According to <i>Auto Express</i>, which spoke to several Volkswagen honchos at a supplier meeting, the eighth-generation model will make its debut next year at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Golf Mk. VIII will …

50 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls across America

American malls are dying out.<p>Retail complexes all over the US are being clobbered by store closures sweeping the country.<p>In 2017, more than 6,400 stores closed and another 3,600 are expected to shutter in 2018. According to a report done by Credit Suisse, this will result in 20% to 25% of malls …

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Eighth-Gen Volkswagen Golf to Begin Production Summer of 2019

Roughly a year and a half from now, the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf will begin production, the automaker announced at the Golf 8 Supplier …

Eighth-Gen Volkswagen Golf to Begin Production in June 2019

Wolfsburg will continue to be main production site<p>Roughly a year and a half from now, the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf will begin production, the automaker announced at the Golf 8 Supplier Summit. Yes, the Volkswagen Golf is such a big deal in other parts of the world that it has its own …