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2010 Ford Taurus

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Despite tough economic times, Ford is pushing ahead with its product plan, and at the forefront is their new 2010 Taurus. Once the best-selling car in North America, Ford is hoping that it will win new and previous customers with the new Taurus, which Ford says will be ʽan aspirational car.ʼ Continue reading

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2010 Toyota Prius

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There is no doubt, that the Toyota Prius is the most successful hybrid on the market. Itʼs impressive fuel-economy and practicality has made it ʽtheʼ choice vehicle for everyone looking to go green, even Hollywood celebrities. Continue reading

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox

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The 2010 Chevrolet Equinox made its Canadian debut at the Toronto Autoshow. The compact crossover draws its exterior design inspiration from the Chevrolet Malibu sedan and Traverse crossover. Continue reading

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2010 Cadillac SRX

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Surprisingly, Cadillac used the Toronto Autoshow to boast about a small engine. That’s right, Cadillac! In fact, this redesigned Caddy crossover offers the smallest engine the marque offers in any of its North American products.

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2010 Kia Forte

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The compact 2010 Kia Forte (pronounced for-tay) replaces the Spectra sedan. Redesigned inside and out, it boasts a new, sporty front end with a wide bumper. Slim four-bulb headlamps are covered with a clear lens with a black aluminum bezel for a high-tech look. Overall, the design is clean and sleek. Three trim levels are being offered: LX, EX and SX. Continue reading

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Lincoln MKT – Canadian Built!

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Ford of Canada has reasons to celebrate, as not only the Oakville, On. built Ford Flex won the ‘Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year’ award by AJAC (Automobile Journalist Association of Canada), but also that the new Lincoln MKT crossover is contracted to be built in Oakville too. Continue reading

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Car talk with Car designers

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Have you ever gone to an auto show, fallen in love with a car, and wondered who designed it, and what cars inspired them when they were growing up? I caught up with two very talented designers at the 2009 Canadian International Auto Show, to ask two designers some questions. On hand were Randy Rodriguez from Nissan, and Ralph Gilles from Chrysler, both of whom are originally from Canada. Continue reading

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New Genesis Coupe priced to win

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Korea’s number one carmaker is on a solid streak. Shortly after winning the overall Car of the Year award from AJAC with its Genesis luxury sedan, Hyundai unveiled the 2010 Genesis Coupe, its next contender, at the CIAS. Continue reading

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From green Insight to greener FC Sport Concept

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They are set only a few metres apart, in the prime spots of Honda’s exhibit at the CIAS. Both vehicles tout their eco-friendliness and yet, a world separates them. The blue 2010 Insight is a production model aimed at making gas-electric hybrids available to a wider range of buyers. It will be available to Canadian buyers next April. Continue reading

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Electric iMiev later, Sportback now

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Mitsubishi is not letting the electric-propulsion movement pass it by. The iMiev microcar presented at the CIAS: “Is not a concept car or wishful thinking; it is a very real, practical battery-electric vehicle that has been tested for the past two years in Japan” says David Patterson, leader of the iMiev joint project on this continent. iMiev, by the way, stands for: ‘i’ platform, Mitsubishi, innovative, electric vehicle.
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