A Recall for ZF

A Recall for ZF

What has nine speeds and must be recalled? Around half-a-million vehicles equipped with a ZF gearbox! Previously, only some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles models were involved; now, the recall has been expanded to cover a large array of vehicles fitted with this transmission. According to the German parts manufacturer, vehicles from FCA, Honda and Land Rover […]

The First Quebec delivery of a Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicle

The First Quebec delivery of a Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicle

Fuel cell technology has somewhat taken a back seat to full “plug-in” electric vehicles over the last few years. The main reasons are the lacking infrastructure for refuelling and, to a lesser extent, the fear of compressed hydrogen. If most manufacturers have recently gone silent or nearly so on the technology, Hyundai’s done quite the […]

Tesla's Autopilot Helps Save a Life

Tesla’s Autopilot Helps Save a Life

In the last few weeks, we talked about the accident in which a Tesla owner was killed when its car collided at a high speed with a tractor trailer. The Autopilot (as well as the owner’s lack of attention) was blamed. However, this technology can be used in a reasonable way to help people. Here […]

Here is the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

Here is the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback

Even though we saw a prototype version in Geneva (which, let’s face it, was pretty much production-ready), the Honda Civic Hatchback hasn’t yet been officially unveiled. We knew it was due soon, but we had yet to see it in the flesh. After a few spy shots were leaked on the internet, Honda decided to […]

Liberty Walk Works its Magic on the McLaren 650S

Liberty Walk Works its Magic on the McLaren 650S

Today’s tuners have a lot in common with pre-war coachbuilders: they take a vehicle that comes out of a manufacturer’s assembly plant and gives it their personal touch. Liberty Walk is a small workshop in Japan: they made their reputation modifying JDM cars such as the Nissan GT-R, with wide fenders fitted to the vehicle […]

Circuit Mont Tremblant Does Something Different A Car Show

Circuit Mont Tremblant Does Something Different: A Car Show

In a rare occurrence, Circuit Mont Tremblant will be opening its doors and holding a large car show aiming to attract enthusiasts from all over the automotive and tuning communities. The event – organized by MontrealRacing.com in conjunction with seven other local event promoters including Eurokracy, Car Fever, Auto Acethetics, High Society, So Clean, Octane […]

Huge Financial Losses For Tesla

Huge Financial Losses For Tesla

In the last quarter, Tesla announced financial losses of USD$293 million. Last year, they posted losses of $184 million. Tesla has now lost money for the 13th quarter in a row. These numbers may look catastrophic, but we have to put things into context. The manufacturer is currently spending lots and lots of money in […]

Stolen Jeeps in Texas Hackers are to Blame

Stolen Jeeps in Texas; Hackers are to Blame

You might remember the hacker duo that took control of a Jeep Cherokee last year: without physically touching the vehicle, they used a computer and internet connection to deactivate the steering, brakes and accelerator of the SUV. The stunt placed the Uconnect system in a bad light, since this infotainment system was to be blamed […]

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It’s Jaguar Land Rover’s turn in the Takata Airbag Saga

The Takata airbag scandal and recall saga is still ongoing. In North America alone, there are close to 35 million cars containing tens of million faulty inflators. Globally, roughly 100 million cars and trucks from various automakers are equipped with potentially dangerous inflators that have been sold by the company. So far, the airbags have […]

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Here are Mercedes-Benz’s Upcoming Products

Manufacturers are usually trying to keep their future plans secret; obviously, it wouldn’t be very good for them if their competitors knew what they were planning. Sadly for Mercedes-Benz, Autocar just uncovered a planning sheet showing what they have in development for the next few years. There are a few unsurprising new products: for example, […]