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Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai Kills Hope For a Rotary-Powered Sports Car

Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai Kills Hope For a Rotary-Powered Sports Car

Ever since Mazda killed the RX-8 in 2012–and thus, the rotary-powered sports car–there’s been a bevy of hopeful rumors that the company will build a successor. Mazda helped intensify those rumors when it showed off the RX-Vision concept car last year, but now, the company’s CEO has killed hope for the RX-9. During an interview with Automotive News, Mazda chief ... Read More »

New Mercedes-Benz CLE spotted testing (Video)

New Mercedes-Benz CLE spotted testing (Video)

The all-new CLS has been caught on camera once again hiding its sleek body. Our sources suggest it will retain the name. Although dressed in heavy camouflage, the sleek profile of the CLE – which is essentially the next-gen CLS with a new name – is clear to see, with body dimensions that look near identical to those of the ... Read More »

Canadians Now Have Text With 911 Service Nationwide “Police”

Canadians Now Have Text With 911 Service Nationwide, Police

Text with 9-1-1 service is now widely available for those who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired (DHHSI) in Canadian communities. Thunder Bay’s T9-1-1 services have been available for just over two years with 17 individuals registered with Tbaytel Mobility to utilize this service. This is just one more example of the Thunder Bay Police Service working to ... Read More »

Impending Donald Trump has Internet Archive mirror to Canada

Impending Donald Trump has Internet Archive mirror to Canada

Yes, the Internet Archive — the “Wayback Machine” that’s home to hundreds of billions of dead or otherwise lost web pages — is heading to Canada. And yes, President-elect Donald Trump is part of the reason. Back in September, the President-elect said, “Cyber is becoming so big today. It’s becoming something that, a number of years ago — a short ... Read More »

CRTC helps Canadians take control of TV services, Report

CRTC helps Canadians take control of TV services, Report

The Canadian Radio Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) recently renewed Canadian broadcast licenses for one year rather than seven. To follow these best practices, providers should, among other things: provide information about the new choices that will be available as of December 1, 2016; keep their offers simple and transparent; offer deals and discounts regardless of the entry-level package selected; provide online ... Read More »

2017 Honda Civic Type R busted in California “Video”

2017 Honda Civic Type R busted in California (Video)

A 2017 Honda Civic Type R prototype has been spotted testing in the US just weeks after the covers were pulled off a concept in Paris. Honda has only shown the next Civic Type R in prototype form, but this white one looks production ready. It’s reportedly a pre-production model, and the YouTuber that captured it says it was driving ... Read More »

2017 Jeep Compass: Engine details announced “Video”

2017 Jeep Compass: Engine details announced (Video)

For 2017, the Jeep Compass finds itself somewhere between the Cherokee and Grand Cherokee in terms of exterior styling, taking on the former’s shapeliness and the latter’s facial features. Compass shoppers have two four-cylinder engines to choose from: a 158-horsepower 2.0-liter base engine or an available 172-horsepower 2.4-liter engine. Acceleration is meager with both, and the standard engine is especially ... Read More »

Winter tire usage on the rise in Canada, Survey

Winter tire usage on the rise in Canada, Survey

A new survey found that more Canadian drivers are adopting the use of winter tires, breaking previous record numbers. The survey was conducted by Leger for the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC).. Outside Quebec (where winter tires are obligatory), 61% of Canadian drivers now use winter tires. Read More »