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Canadian Auto Industry Hits Record Sales in 2013; Industry Poised for Another Solid Year: BMO Economics

Toronto, Ontario – (Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2014) – Canadian auto sales had another banner year, with light vehicle sales growing for the third consecutive time, with the industry on track for another solid year, according to a new report by BMO Economics. Third consecutive year auto sales have grown, up 10 per cent since […]

Double-Digit Growth Strengthens Ford Focus’ Lead as Best-Selling Vehicle Nameplate in the World

Jan 27, 2014 | Dearborn – The Ford Focus continues to be the best-selling vehicle nameplate in the world, based on Ford’s analysis of the just-released and latest Polk global vehicle registration data through the third quarter of 2013. Ford Focus global registrations grew more than 16 percent year-over-year, widening its lead over its next […]

Camaro Z/28.R Sends Historic Name Back to the Track: New era begins at Daytona with IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge

Daytona Beach, Fla. – The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 returns to its racing roots this week when the all-new Camaro Z/28.R race car debuts in a 2.5-hour endurance race ahead of the 52nd Rolex 24 At Daytona. It will be one of the most production-based competitors on the track, sharing aero, engine and even axle components […]

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe adds OnStar with 4G LTE

Detroit, 2014-01-14 – The all-new 2015 ATS Coupe will be one of the first Cadillac models equipped with new OnStar 4G LTE – a faster and more reliable connection for in-vehicle applications, plus a new built-in Wi-Fi hotspot that can connect up to seven devices at once. With OnStar’s 4G LTE connection, the ATS Coupe […]

Honda Civic – one of the most popular cars in Canada

Honda Civic is a winner in Canada for 16 years in a row. The Honda Civic is a line of subcompact and subsequently compact cars made and manufactured by Honda. The Civic, along with the Accord and Prelude, comprised Honda’s vehicles sold in North America until the 1990s, when the model lineup was expanded. Having […]

Ford Offers SYNC AppLink for 3.4 Million More Customers; New Organization to Drive Global Connectivity Vision

Jan 3, 2014 | Dearborn, Mich. – Building on the pioneering SYNC® in-car connectivity system it launched in 2007, Ford Motor Company today announces new system investments and organizational alignments to deliver the industry’s best fully integrated connected car and digital consumer experience. “Ford was first to bring affordable and widely available advanced connectivity features […]

2014 Genesis Coupe Sports Delivers Aggressive Design, Serious Performance Credentials

Markham, Ontario (December 23, 2013) – Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. today announced that its rear-wheel drive Genesis Coupe sports car will receive a series of performance and feature enhancements for 2014. The enthusiast-focused 2.0T R-Spec model gains new high-performance bucket seats with larger side bolsters designed to hold occupants firmly in place against high lateral […]

2014 Hyundai Accent: Unexpected Safety, Design, and Technology

Markham, Ontario (November 28, 2013) – Available in four-door and five-door formats, Accent redefines expectations in the subcompact category by offering the company’s signature “Fluidic Sculpture” design, a highly-advanced powertrain, and a full complement of standard safety features. For 2014, Accent adds a convenient sliding sun visor as standard equipment. An upgraded audio system with […]

2015 Silverado HD, Sierra HD Pickups Revealed in Texas – Highest convention trailering rating of 19,600 pounds among advancements

Detroit – Chevrolet and GMC today revealed the all-new 2015 models of the Silverado HD and Sierra HD full-size pickups, featuring segment-leading capabilities across the range including the highest payload – 7,374 pounds – and the highest conventional trailering rating – 19,600 pounds. Silverado HD’s all-new exterior communicates strength and capability, while also enhancing aerodynamics […]

GM Uses Digital Tools to Dissect the Competition: Advanced technologies apply precision to competitive benchmarking

DETROIT – Precision not patriotism is the focus of red, white and blue light scanning used by General Motors’ Competitive Benchmarking team to surgically dissect competitor vehicles. The high-tech search for what is good and bad is conducted about three dozen times a year globally with models strategically selected that are all-new or feature industry-first […]