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Here's my beef with clunky engine start-stop systems

Last month, I was asked to choose which of the features in a modern car annoy me the most. Because I could only pick one, I chose the infernal keyless entry system, a “convenience” whose main effect seems to be the constant inconvenience of losing every automotive key fob I come in contact with. 1,203 more words

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Gas vs. diesel: Which 2015 Volkswagen Golf should I buy?

An all-new Volkswagen Golf arrived for 2015 in Canada. Slightly longer, lower and roomier inside than the outgoing model, the compact four-door hatchback has quickly gained acclaim for its lightweight platform, premium interior and excellent road manners. 1,028 more words

Cars And Car Design

BMW revives performance package for 4 Series coupe

BMW is bringing back an exclusive performance package for the 4 Series coupe.

Known as the 435i ZHP Coupe, a throwback to a similar package offered on the… 157 more words

Cars And Car Design

McLaren prices 540C from $196,500 in Canada

True to what we’ve seen across the globe, McLaren’s latest Sports Series models are the most “attainable” McLaren models in Canada.

Starting at $196,500, the… 121 more words

Cars And Car Design

Porsche launches Boxster, 911 Carrera Black Edition models

Porsche is offering up two new cosmetic packages for the Boxster and 911 Carrera.

Known as the Black Edition, the new packages bring a matching black-on-black colour combination and larger 20-inch alloy wheels to both cars. 124 more words

Cars And Car Design

Car Review: 2015 Mini Cooper S 5 Door

Overview A fun-to-drive car that brightens the driver’s day
Pros Go-kart-like handling, perky performance, usable back seat in a city-sized package
Cons Heads-up display, complicated infotainment system, way too many options (including heated front seats) 1,233 more words

Cars And Car Design

Google Self-Driving Prototype On The Road Within Months

Google announced today they are going to put their small pod-like self-driving cars on the road as soon as this summer. The cars, unveiled in an event last spring, offered test rides for a select group of riders in California. 43 more words

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