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Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip

Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched.
Get under the skin of Ferrari at the London Design Museum

Get under the skin of Ferrari at the London Design Museum

A painstakingly curated exhibition featuring one of the biggest collection of Ferraris and Ferrari memorabilia ever bought together under one roof outside of Maranello, Italy, opened its doors this
Report shows Takata air bag inflators recall still moving slowly

Report shows Takata air bag inflators recall still moving slowly

A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 per cent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15
Can Elon Musk deliver on his vision for a fully electric, self-driving big rig?

Can Elon Musk deliver on his vision for a fully electric, self-driving big rig?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk knows how to spin a good yarn, but can he deliver on his vision to revolutionize the trucking industry with an electric big rig with self-driving features?
Tesla makes a surprise return to the sportscar market

Tesla makes a surprise return to the sportscar market

In recent weeks, Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk has been stirring up fans regarding the launch of its first ever long-haul truck. However, on Thursday night when the big rig was unveiled, there was a huge
VW to spend US$40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

VW to spend US$40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros (US$40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies.
Norwegian billionaire given US$30,400 drunken driving fine

Norwegian billionaire given US$30,400 drunken driving fine

A 22-year-old Norwegian student has been handed a 250,000-kroner (US$30,400) fine for drunken driving -- but can still count herself lucky.
Tesla wants to electrify big trucks

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs - and, more recently, solar panels - Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs - and, more recently, solar panels - Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
Tesla unveils plan for electric trucks, new roadster

Tesla unveils plan for electric trucks, new roadster

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs - and, more recently, solar panels - Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
'It could have killed her': Toronto police release shocking footage of hit-and-run

'It could have killed her': Toronto police release shocking footage of hit-and-run

Toronto police have released footage of a terrifying hit-and-run which left a 61-year-old woman with serious injuries, in an effort to locate the vehicle and identify its driver.
Tesla to enter trucking business with new electric semi

Tesla to enter trucking business with new electric semi

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs -- and, more recently, solar panels -- Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

While much of the world is going gung-ho for electric vehicles to help get rid of auto emissions and end reliance on fossil fuels, Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is banking on hydrogen.
Driver caught with iPhone and tablet tied to steering wheel in Vancouver

Driver caught with iPhone and tablet tied to steering wheel in Vancouver

A Vancouver man has been fined for driving with a cellphone and a tablet tied to his steering wheel.
GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther

GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther

General Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30 per cent less than current ones, making them profitable after the new version debuts in 2021.
Electric trucks emerging but still have a long haul

Electric trucks emerging but still have a long haul

Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other limitations.
Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq

Pope auctions Lamborghini to rebuild Christian Iraq

Pope Francis got the keys to a fancy new Lamborghini on Wednesday -- but he won't be tooling around the Vatican gardens in it.
Meet the quickest road-legal Corvette ever

Meet the quickest road-legal Corvette ever

As promised, the new 2019 Corvette ZR1 is the fastest and most powerful in the nameplate's 64-year history. But this is a ZR1 that has been built as much for having fun in the corners without coming
SUV demand is driving up BMW sales

SUV demand is driving up BMW sales

On Monday German premium automaker BMW, who also owns Mini and Rolls-Royce, announced that for the first time in its 101-year history, it has sold over 2 million vehicles in just 10 months.
Infiniti aims for the summit of the SUV market with the new QX80

Infiniti aims for the summit of the SUV market with the new QX80

Infiniti is looking to claim a larger share of the luxury SUV market with the all-new QX80.