Apple Car for 2025? Seems a good bet

Buried within Citi analyst Jim Suva’s latest report on Apple Inc. is this throwaway line with massive implications: “Apple Car is on the horizon in 2025.” 2025? In the car business, 2025 is less than one product cycle away. It’s a blip of time in an industry that renews models every 4-7 years. If Apple …

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Musk vs. Toyoda: of course it’s personal

In just a few short months, Toyota has gone from EV sceptic to committed battery-electric carmaker. It’s a shocking about-turn. With the release of detailed plans for its 2022 bZ4X – the first of a range of Beyond Zero or BZ electric vehicles — Toyota has thrown in the towel. The world’s second-largest and most …

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Here’s what car buyers can do in this seller’s market

If you are shopping for a new ride, or even a used one, be warned: prices are surging, choices are limited, dealer lots are bare, and consumer-friendly conditions won’t improve for months and months, if not years. How bad is it out there for buyers? The average transaction price of a new vehicle in Canada …

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007 and his cars — the saga continues

The Bond cars. They are perhaps at least as famous as the Bond girls, more interesting than Bond’s various gadgets and more enduring than almost all of the many stunts, slugfests and harrowing escapes performed by the world’s most famous spy, James Bond 007. For six decades, the cars have fascinated us. And now that …

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Can BMW catch rivals in the EV race?

On a warm, late-summer evening on Vancouver’s West Side, 250 or so invited guests gathered at The BMW Store to look at the latest development in the BMW Group’s halting drive to stay with the leaders in the electric vehicle (EV) race. The 2022 BMW iX ($89,990 to start) and i4 (pricing expected in the …

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