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SUV Review: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e

Is it possible to blend performance and economy in a full-bodied SUV? That’s the aim of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e plug-in hybrid. It’s the first of many electrified rides coming with a three-pointed star. 975 more words

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Test drive in Montreal: An urban environment is the Mitsubishi Mirage’s natural habitat

Urban life can be a bit of a compromise. Sure, you’re in the heart of the cultural action and perhaps closer to work. But living space is often reduced, and if public transportation isn’t enough for you to get around, finding a vehicle that’s suited for city life can be challenging, too. 664 more words


Acura freshens up RLX flagship sedan for 2018

Although it’s not exactly Acura‘s hottest seller, the RLX has received some much-needed updates for the 2018 model year.

Leading the changes is a new front end – gone is the so-called beak, in favour of a front end largely inspired by the Acura Precision Concept. 128 more words

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Lawrence Solomon: How Tesla’s Elon Musk became the master of fake business

The fastest-growing industries over the last two decades have been fake industries, those that thrive despite having few customers willing to buy their products except at fire-sale prices. 761 more words

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Motor Mouth: People can still drive better than computers – when we want to

If there’s one thing that the last five years of automotive technology have taught us is that we human beings are deficient. Woefully deficient. Despite numerous automotive safety advances — air bags, anti-lock brakes, vehicle stability control systems to name but a few — we’re still killing ourselves with remarkable regularity: 1,834 Canadians perished in automobile accidents in 2014, 32,675 in the United States. 1,106 more words


Elon Musk inspires No.1 miner BHP Billiton to target the electric vehicle boom

By David Stringer

Observations by Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk on the key role nickel plays in the electric vehicle boom helped inspire the world’s top miner BHP Billiton Ltd. 552 more words


Singer, Williams collaborate on high-power 911 engine

Singer Vehicle Designs, the company famous for “reimagining” vintage Porsche 911s, is upping its game even further with a collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering to squeeze even more power out of the classic Porsche air-cooled engine. 204 more words