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Brett “The Kid” McCormick Bags BMW Ride

Brett McCormick

Richmond Hill: BMW Motorrad Canada announced that Brett McCormick will be suiting up alongside Michael Ferreira for the 2011 Canadian superbike season as part of the BMW Motorrad Canada Superbike Team. Brett will be returning to race in the Parts Canada Superbike Championship after competing for the 2010 season in the United States with the […]

December 30th, 2010 | Posted in ON TRACK | Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Canada Offers Winter Driving Academy In 2011

Mercedes-Benz Canada Offers Winter Driving Academy In 2011

Toronto: Mercedes-Benz Canada announced that it has further enhanced its highly successful national Mercedes-Benz Driving Academy for 2011 by adding all-new, full-day Winter Driving Academy sessions that will begin in early January. In addition, the company is also pleased to add new cities and several dates to the already extensive pan-Canadian course roster planned for […]

December 30th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS,Turbo Times | Read More »

Habib Returns To BMW Design

Karim Habib

Munich: On 1 March 2011, Karim Habib will take on the post of Head of Exterior Design BMW Automobiles, replacing Anders Warming. The 40-year-old designer already spent the first 10 years of his career working for the BMW Group, during which time he was responsible for the current BMW 7 Series range and the BMW […]

December 30th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS | Read More »

Mercedes-Benz To Celebrate 125 Years Of The Car

Mercedes-Benz celebrates 125 years of the car

Stuttgart: 125 years after Carl Benz filed his “Vehicle with gas engine drive” under Patent number 37435 at the Berlin Patent Office in 1886, Daimler AG is celebrating the motor car’s birthday. On January 29, 2011, the inventor of the automobile is inviting international guests from the automotive sector, personalities from the world of politics, […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS,Turbo Times | Read More »

Hyundai Motor America Posts Record Sales

Hyundai Motor America Posts Record Sales

Hyundai Motor America announced an all-time record for November sales of 40,723 units, up 45 percent versus 2009.  November retail sales were up 85 percent from last year.  For the year-to-date, Hyundai has already established a new annual sales record with total volume of 493,426, up 23 percent versus the same 11 month period in […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS | Read More »

Subaru Reigns Supreme In Safety

IIHS Recognizes Subaru As Only Manufacturer With Top Safety Pick For All Models

Subaru of America, Inc announced that for the second consecutive year, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recognized it as the only automotive manufacturer with a 2011 TOP SAFETY PICK winner in every vehicle class in which it competes. The test results cap a year in which Subaru is poised to announce its […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS,Turbo Times | Read More »

T3 Motion Enters South American Market

T3 Motion Enters South American Market

Costa Mesa, California: T3 Motion, Inc has expanded its international presence through its partnership with VZH  S.R.L.(Van Zandweghe Hnos) Argentina, the newest distributor of the iconic T3 i-Series Electric Stand-up Vehicle (ESV) designed for international law enforcement and security markets.  VZH S.R.L. will exclusively distribute the T3 i-Series in Argentina. The exclusive two-year distribution agreement […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS | Read More »

Toyota Unveils New-look Corolla, Matrix

Toyota Unveils New-look Corolla, Matrix

There’s a good reason the Toyota Corolla and the Toyota Matrix are perennial favourites with Canadian drivers: they deliver made-in-Canada quality, fuel efficiency and, for 2011, refreshed styling and new standard features including the Toyota Star Safety System™. Canadians count on the Toyota Corolla and Matrix for great value, and the 2011 model will continue […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS,Turbo Times | Read More »

Mercedes-Benz USA Delivers First Customer Zero-Emission F-CELL Vehicle

Mercedes-Benz USA Delivers First Customer Zero-Emission F-CELL Vehicle

Los Angeles: The first new Mercedes-Benz F-CELL hydrogen-powered B-Class vehicles are now available to California residents, making emission-free driving a reality.  Mr. Vance Van Petten took the keys to the very first Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL vehicle available to U.S. customers during an official hand-over at the newly renovated dealership of Fletcher Jones Mercedes-Benz in Newport […]

December 28th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS | Read More »

Higgins Joins Subaru Rally Team USA

SUBARU OF AMERICA DAVID HIGGINS

Subaru of America, Inc. that it would be returning to the Rally America National Championship in the Open class with a 2-car program in 2011. Led by current Subaru Rally Team USA (SRT USA) driver Dave Mirra and joined by British seasoned rally driver David Higgins; each driver will be piloting a Subaru Impreza WRX […]

December 8th, 2010 | Posted in AUTO NEWS,ON TRACK | Read More »

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