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Road Trip in a Sexy Beast of a Jaguar

In a fast car and with a bit of good fortune, you can drive from Vancouver to San Francisco in 16 hours. That’s head down, eyes on the road, with quick stops and good weather. Total distance: 1,529 km.

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Thanks to VW, Toyota’s ‘Green’ Plans Get a Boost

Toyota Motor has Volkswagen AG to thank for making the all-new Prius hybrid a great success.

Yes, not a single Prius has hit a showroom yet, but the Prius is getting a boost from the fact VW has discredited diesels as a useful and relatively clean small-car option.

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Winners & Losers: Tesla, Ford and General Motors

Woof Woof Tesla Motors (TSLA (Nasdaq)): Late night comedian and talk show host Stephen Colbert is having a romance with his Tesla Model S. During a recent show, he went on and on about his car and all the implications associated with the promise and premise of Tesla – from autonomous cars to the potential …

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Wheeze, Cough… So Long, Diesel

By cheating emissions regulations with software tricks, Volkswagen AG has put a stake into the heart of diesel-powered passenger cars. Moreover, the unfolding scope of the VW scandal now threatens the very future of what was once the world’s largest and one of its most respected car companies – and we are not even taking …

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Our Small Car Romance Is Over

Canada’s decades-old romance with small cars is ending, a victim of stable pump prices, better power train technology that has boosted the fuel efficiency of larger rides, and a dramatic shift in consumer tastes. Sales of all eight of Canada’s favourite small cars are down this year, some cratering dramatically. Canada’s best-selling car for 17 …

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