Mazda2 Yozora Special Edition: Forbidden Fruit For Americans

Mazda2 Yozora Special Edition: Forbidden Fruit For Americans
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Small cars and Mazdas are very popular in Canada. The Mazda3 is constantly battling with the Honda Civic for the title of “Best Selling Car,, and models like the Mazda5 and RX-8 are seen far more frequently in the Great White North than the United States. With that said, Canada is naturally a very important… Continue Reading...

Worst Parking Job Ever Nets $500 Fine and Driving Ban

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One of the most famous YouTube videos in the last year has got to be the “Worst parking job ever,” a clip ran by news channel CP24 after a BMW X5 drove over two parked cars at a Newmarket, Ontario gym. We weren’t sure an X5 could drive over anything, until 62-year-old Tripta Kaushal showed… Continue Reading...

Power of One Solar Car Project Tackles the Arctic Circle [with Video]

Power of One Solar Car Project Tackles the Arctic Circle [with Video]
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Driving on the longest ice road in the world isn’t exactly a piece of ice cream cake, even for a normal car. But in a solar car that uses as much power as your toaster? So excuse us for interrupting you regularly scheduled new car news to bring you an inspiring story. Recently, Marcelo Da… Continue Reading...

Report: Scion Sets September 2010 for Expansion into Canada

Report: Scion Sets September 2010 for Expansion into Canada
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Toyota Canada has announced that it will expand its product offering significantly in Canada with the introduction of the youth-oriented Scion brand in September of 2010. The launch will be targeted at several major markets including Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. In total 45 dealers will be a part of the expansion. The Scion dealers will… Continue Reading...

Report: New Chevy Impala Not Due Out Until 2013

Report: New Chevy Impala Not Due Out Until 2013
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The next version of the Chevrolet Impala won’t arrive until 2013 as a 2014 model. It will continue to be a front-drive only vehicle and will share a similar architecture to the upcoming Cadillac XTS flagship. Both vehicles will be built by GM Canada at the Oshawa, Ontario plant. According to a report by GMI,… Continue Reading...

Report: Edo Competition Builds a Street Legal 840hp FXX

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Report: Edo Competition Builds a Street Legal 840hp FXX
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Edo Competition and ZR Auto have once again teamed up to create the world’s most extreme Enzo. Easily one of the most incredible machines ever made, the Enzo makes 660hp in stock form, but Edo has upped the power to 840 ponies – more than even the FXX. Ferrari’s FXX is an all-out race car… Continue Reading...

Spied: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible… in Australia

Spied: 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible… in Australia
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The last time the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro was spied, it was outside the car’s production facility in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. These latest spy shots come from the other side of the world. GMInsideNews forum member isszy captured two photos of eight of the drop-top Camaros at a Holden facility in Fisherman’s Bend, Australia. The Camaro… Continue Reading...

Report: Hyundai Canada Launches Its Own Cash-for-Clunkers Program

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Report: Hyundai Canada Launches Its Own Cash-for-Clunkers Program
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In the absence of any real movement by the Canadian government to establish a cash-for-clunkers program like the one that is currently boosting auto sales in the U.S., Hyundai Canada has just announced its own incentive program to get older, less-environmentally responsible cars off the road and get you into a Hyundai. Currently through the… Continue Reading...

Report: Front-Wheel Drive Acura RDX Won’t Be Offered in Canada

Report: Front-Wheel Drive Acura RDX Won’t Be Offered in Canada
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Acura has just released official info on the 2010 RDX luxury crossover with the biggest news being a new base model that comes standard with a front-wheel drive layout – unless if you live in Canada. Previously only offered with Acura’s SH-AWD system, the new FWD RDX gets better fuel-economy and costs $2,000 less. A… Continue Reading...

Canada Exploring $3,500 Cash-for-Clunkers Program

Canada Exploring $3,500 Cash-for-Clunkers Program
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The Canadian government is currently examining if it will pass a cash-for-clunkers bill that could see consumers get up to $3,500 (CDN) towards a new car when they trade in their older and less fuel-efficient model. Environment Minister Jim Prentice said a decision on the matter will be made within the next 60 days, as… Continue Reading...

GM Looks to Exit Bankruptcy Court By Thursday as Asset Sale Approved

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GM Looks to Exit Bankruptcy Court By Thursday as Asset Sale Approved
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Late Sunday a judge approved the sale of GM’s assets to a group comprised of the U.S. government, the UAW and the Canadian and Ontario governments under the name NGMCO, Inc. The decision will see GM exit bankruptcy court quickly with the ‘New GM’ assets going to NGMCO, while the ‘Old GM’ assets will be… Continue Reading...

Porsche World Roadshow Travels to Canada

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Photos: Stew Lawson For the first time ever the traveling sportscar (and SUV) experience that is the Porsche World Roadshow has made its way to Canada. Held at Mosport International Raceway, just outside Toronto, the former Formula 1 facility played host to the vast majority of Porsche’s fleet of cars, with activities both on and… Continue Reading...

Scion Coming to Canada

Scion Coming to Canada
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Eight years after the Scion brand was launched in the U.S., Toyota’s youth-oriented offshoot will open dealerships in Canada in 2010. With a dealership-within-a-dealership approach, Scions will be available at several Toyota stores in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. Expansion to other urban centers (or “centres” as they say in Canada) is expected but not yet… Continue Reading...