CTV News: Cars

Ferrari reveals one-off SP38 supercar

Ferrari reveals one-off SP38 supercar

Ferrari says its latest one-off creation, the SP38, has been built for 'one of Ferrari's most dedicated customers' who has a 'deep passion for racing.'
Mercedes-AMG lineup completed with E53 sedan reveal

Mercedes-AMG lineup completed with E53 sedan reveal

Mercedes-AMG has now completed the final piece of its inline-six powered midsize jigsaw with the reveal of the AMG E53 sedan, which utilises the same 3.0-litre turbocharged inline-six also found in
Truck from B.C. spills 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on highway

Truck from B.C. spills 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on highway

A tractor-trailer made a fowl mess when it rolled over in Washington state. It dumped about 18,145 kilograms of chicken feathers across Interstate 5.
Porsche recalls car model aimed at the very young

Porsche recalls car model aimed at the very young

Luxury German automaker Porsche on Tuesday ordered a recall of a recent model, citing safety hazards for joyriding operators and offering full refunds.
German city of Hamburg to ban diesel cars to combat air pollution

German city of Hamburg to ban diesel cars to combat air pollution

Officials of the northern German city of Hamburg have announced a ban on some diesel cars, to combat air pollution.
RCMP rolls out drug-impaired driving training for officers

RCMP rolls out drug-impaired driving training for officers

With marijuana legalization approaching, the RCMP is rolling out a new introductory training course for police officers across the country.
Dealerships trash talk electric cars: study

Dealerships trash talk electric cars: study

Car dealerships in Nordic countries actively discourage consumers from buying electric vehicles, researchers who conducted an undercover investigation said Monday.
New Tesla Model 3 performance model will 'beat anything in its class on the track' says Musk

New Tesla Model 3 performance model will 'beat anything in its class on the track' says Musk

Tesla is claiming to be almost ready to start delivering examples of its Model 3 equipped with an all-wheel drive dual-motor option.
China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

China said Tuesday it will reduce auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods and end restrictions on foreign ownership in the industry.
Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

Consumer Reports raises concerns over Tesla Model 3 braking

Long emergency stopping distances, difficult-to-use controls and a harsh ride stopped Tesla's Model 3 electric car from getting a recommended buy rating from Consumer Reports.
TVR to unveil new 500 bhp Griffith at London Motor Show

TVR to unveil new 500 bhp Griffith at London Motor Show

A resurgent TVR is set to unveil a limited-run Launch Edition version of its new Griffith sports car at the London Motor show that runs May 17 to 20 at London's ExCel arena.
Car data: Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash

Car data: Utah Tesla driver had hands off wheel before crash

A Utah driver turned on the semi-autonomous functions of her Tesla vehicle and then didn't touch the steering wheel again for 80 seconds before slamming into a firetruck stopped at a red light last
Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla

Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla

Police in southern Switzerland say they are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla car he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames last week.
Tesla's Autopilot engaged during Utah crash

Tesla's Autopilot engaged during Utah crash

The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car
Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network

Race is on to set up Europe's electric car charging network

In Europe, some of the biggest automakers are out to remove the anxiety from the electric car consumer experience and encourage sales of electric vehicles by building a highway network of fast
Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck stopped at red light

A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it's unknown if the Autopilot
Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash

Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash

Police are investigating whether a Tesla sedan's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was engaged when it rear-ended a fire department truck in Utah.
Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck; unclear if feature was engaged

Tesla with Autopilot slams into truck; unclear if feature was engaged

A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it's unknown if the Autopilot
Drivers fume as gas prices across Canada soar

Drivers fume as gas prices across Canada soar

Gas prices shot up across Canada on Saturday, with costs expected to keep soaring over the summer.
Texters who distract drivers could be held liable: insurance expert

Texters who distract drivers could be held liable: insurance expert

An insurance and legal expert says texters could be held liable for any damages if they message someone they know is driving and that person has an accident.