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Thousands of doomed Volkswagen TDIs languishing in Michigan

Volkswagen‘s infamous diesel emission scandal resulted in a buy-back program of an unprecedented scale.

This video shows the scale of the buy-back, with thousands of the “cheating” cars sitting in the parking lot of the abandoned Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan, awaiting their fate. 85 more words


First Ford Mustang sold in Canada to go up for auction

The first Ford Mustang ever sold to the public is a white convertible, bearing the VIN sequence “00001.” But the next car made, 00002, was the first Mustang hardtop – and the first Mustang ever sold in Canada. 165 more words

Cars And Car Design

Hotter Nissan GT-R Track Edition headed to New York Auto Show

Nissan has taken the wraps off a hotter version of its GT-R ahead of the 2017 New York Auto Show.

Think of the GT-R Track Edition model as a more hardcore version of the standard GT-R Premium, but more livable than the GT-R NISMO. 170 more words

Cars And Car Design

Top 10 tips for driving in rain

Finally, after months of snow, sleet, ice pellets, freezing rain and generally grotesque driving weather, the sunny season we’ve all been waiting for is almost at hand — once we get past the inevitable spring rains. 1,300 more words


Calgary exploring whether to build charging station network for electric cars

Flicking the switch on a widespread electric vehicle-charging network throughout southern Alberta could be sparked by city efforts gauging its feasibility.

On Tuesday, city officials sent out an expression of interest notice to alert companies that might be willing to set up vehicle-powering stations that would extend the range of e-vehicles and lay the groundwork for a transportation revolution. 543 more words

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McLaren releases sketch of its upcoming 'Hyper-GT'

McLaren has offered a sneak peek at its latest “hyper-GT” car, codenamed BP23, which the company says will be the most powerful and most aerodynamic road-going McLaren ever. 100 more words

Cars And Car Design

How It Works: Tires

What’s the most important safety feature on your vehicle? No matter how many airbags or electronic warnings it has, the most vital is its tires. All the rest, from seatbelts to anti-lock brakes, are only there to help save you once your tires lose their grip. 861 more words