Top 10 Things to See at the 2014 Canadian International Auto Show

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Top 10 Things to See at the 2014 Canadian International Auto Show
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Canadian readers will be happy to know that the 2014 Canadian International Auto Show is opening this weekend in Toronto. World premieres may be few (or entirely nonexistent) but there’s still plenty to see and do – and a lot of first time Canadian reveals. Here’s our take on the most important and interesting items… Continue Reading...

Porsche Dealer Targets Clients by Mailing Them Photos of New 911 in Their Driveway

Porsche Dealer Targets Clients by Mailing Them Photos of New 911 in Their Driveway
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How good would that new Porsche 911 look in your driveway? One Canadian Porsche dealer is taking matters into its own hands to help answer that question for prospective clients with a guerrilla marketing tactic that verges on creepy. Continue Reading...

Taxis Seized For Street Racing in Toronto, Canada [Video]

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A pair of Chevrolet Impala taxi cabs were seized and their drivers are facing “stunt driving” charges out in Toronto, Ontario Canada when they were caught street racing on Canada’s longest street, Younge Street. Those charged with stunt driving will have their license seized for seven days and face a fine between $2,000 to $10,000…. Continue Reading...

Renting Out Parking Spaces on ParkatmyHouse.com May Cost You

Renting Out Parking Spaces on ParkatmyHouse.com May Cost You
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Recently, we told you about ParkatmyHouse.com, an online site where you could rent out extra spots at your house for some extra cash. Well, in some cities it may actually cost you, because renting your parking space could be illegal. A quick rundown – Parkatmyhouse.com lets you list extra parking spaces to renters looking for… Continue Reading...

This is How You Pump Gas in a Lamborghini Murcielago [Video]

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No you’re not watching an episode of Jersey Shore and yes, Derrick Zoolander would be proud. Some might furiously mock this Lambo driver, but we’ll look past the tight t-shirt, pumped physique and requisite ball cap and admit that he at least doesn’t take himself too seriously. Is this how you’re supposed to pump gas… Continue Reading...

Audi TT-RS To Debut At Canadian International Auto Show

Audi TT-RS To Debut At Canadian International Auto Show
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Audi has been busy courting Canadian media outlets with some of their hottest product. Sympatico Autos, a popular portal in the Great White North, was given exclusive drives of the A1 Quattro, RS3 and (earlier in the year) TT-RS. Given the penchant for smaller (and premium) cars north of the 49th parallel, we understand the… Continue Reading...

Audi’s Model Car Viral Marketing Causes Chaos In Toronto

Audi’s Model Car Viral Marketing Causes Chaos In Toronto
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The Toronto International Film Festival is a massive event, that brings thousands of film fans, A-list celebrities and professional celebrity worshippers together for a week of movie premieres, parties and camera-phone stalking. TIFF is also a major hassle for some of the Autoguide staff, as we like to test cars in Toronto when given the opportunity;… Continue Reading...

Speeding Canadian Teen Charged After Bragging About Exploits Online

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Speeding Canadian Teen Charged After Bragging About Exploits Online
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A 19-year-old man near Toronto, Canada has been charged with careless driving after bragging about going 87 mph in a 25 mph residential zone. Vladimir Rigenco was given a 2006 BMW M5 by his parents as a reward for doing well in high school. Predictably, Rigenco also had a proclivity for speeding and bragging about… Continue Reading...

Report: Congestion Charges, Highway Tolls, Gaining Popularity In Major Cities

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Report: Congestion Charges, Highway Tolls, Gaining Popularity In Major Cities
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New proposals like a London-style “congestion charge” and highway tolls for special lanes that would move faster are being floated both in Canada and the United States, as major cities grapple with traffic problems and infrastructure that wasn’t meant to deal with an increasing number of cars. An article in the Chicago Tribune details how a government-sponsored panel… Continue Reading...

Honda Dealers Sponsoring Honda Indy In Toronto, Free Admission For Practice Day

Honda Dealers Sponsoring Honda Indy In Toronto, Free Admission For Practice Day
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Honda dealers in the Canadian province of Ontario are chipping in to help out with the Honda Indy in Toronto, sponsoring the Friday practice on July 16th, and allowing fans to watch the action for free. The Ontario Honda Dealers Association is not only sponsoring the practice sessions, but also the car of hometown hero… 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: Ontario “Street Racing” Law Overturned

Report: Ontario “Street Racing” Law Overturned
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A judge in Ontario has overturned a charge of street racing against a grandmother from the city of Oakville (just outside Toronto), declaring that the law is unconstitutional. This ruling now opens the flood gates for others charged under the province’s “Street Racing” law to contest their charges in court. And there are a lot… 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...