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Next-generation Lexus LS sedan confirmed for Detroit debut

Lexus‘ flagship luxury sedan will debut next month at the North American International Auto Show.

Details are scarce, but Lexus confirmed the new LS sedan will be underpinned by a new, modular platform architecture for the company’s luxury vehicles, known as the GA-L platform in Lexus-speak. 110 more words

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Car Review: 2017 Volkswagen Passat V6 Highline

So here’s the bad news: If you’re considering the 2017 Volkswagen Passat, there’s no diesel available this year. And the way things are going in the wake of VW’s emissions scandal, … 832 more words

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It's Official: Dodge adds all-wheel drive to 2017 Challenger

Dodge is adding another trick up the Challenger‘s sleeve for 2017 – all-weather traction.

The good news? This means you can enjoy muscle car thrills year-round. 243 more words

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Barbara Kay: Driverless cars are coming — but what about the fight for the right to drive your own vehicle?

Since 1982, alcohol-related fatalities in the U.S. have come down 52 per cent overall, and 79 per cent for drivers under the age of 21. What should be cause for satisfaction, however, has been overtaken by what economists call technological biteback, what happens when tech innovations improve our lives but also bring “grim and often unanticipated side effects.” 738 more words

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Ottawa helps fund electric vehicle charging stations for 25 Ontario Canadian Tire locations

ETOBICOKE, Ont. — Electric vehicle charging stations are being added to 25 Canadian Tire Gas+ locations across Ontario.

AddEnergie Technologies says the stations, which starting rolling out early next year, join the 2,500 stations along its FLO Canadian charging network. 172 more words

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Mitsubishi's new Outlander plug-in hybrid can park itself

Mitsubishi has developed an Outlander plug-in hybrid that can park itself autonomously, and even without the driver being behind the wheel.

The system uses 12 ultrasonic sensors positioned around the vehicle to look for and measure the size of a potential parallel parking spot. 184 more words

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SUV Review: 2017 Infiniti QX30 AWD

Infiniti’s new compact crossover shares much of its make-up with the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. However, the company says it “displays Infiniti’s DNA in every curve.” So which is it? 897 more words

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