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We are likely trending towards a reduction in the number of vehicles per household in dense urban areas, falling by up to 16 percent by 2030. This trend information comes to us by way of ABI Research (ABI), which stated today around half the world’s population lives in urban areas but this is expected to […]

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Nissan announced it is adding the all-electric Leaf to its Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles program. According to Nissan, beginning this September, Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Nissan Leaf vehicles will be backed by the company the way its other conventional vehicles are. In addition to the existing 8-year/100,000 mile battery warranty coverage protecting against defects in materials and […]

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Did you buy a Toyota Corolla last month? Then your new car just might be the 40 millionth Corolla ever sold. While bragging about the number, Toyota said “it’s not about the number, but the number sums it up: Happy customers have made Corolla the best-selling automotive nameplate in history.” The archetypical fuel efficient Japanese […]

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Skyactiv Technology vehicles accounted for 66 percent of all Canadian Mazda sales in August. Mazda Canada announced sales for August 2013 totaled 7,077 units, which represents an increase of 5 percent compared to August 2012. Total year-to-date sales of 49,957 are down by 2 percent versus 2012. Mazda Canada said sales in August were led […]

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Nissan reported it concluded its best August ever in Canada with sales of 8,192 units, an increase of 29.4 percent from the same month last year. Interestingly, sales of the Leaf EV rose to 56 units, or an increase of 180 percent over August 2012. This places sales of the Leaf at 346 units since […]

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Toyota is currently launching the new generation of its well-recognized compact and has released its pricing structure. The 2014 Corolla is available in four distinct grades: L, LE, S, and the new LE Eco grade. Toyota said the Corolla lineup offers a vehicle for broad range of customers, from the familiar value-minded to shoppers seeking […]

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It looks like Toyota is finding it harder than anticipated to sell its Tesla-powered electric RAV4. Bloomberg first revealed that Toyota Motor Corp. is discounting its all-electric RAV4 through low-cost lease and loan offers to boost demand for the slow-selling compact crossover. Through an offer officially valid until September 3, Toyota is promoting the option […]

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Chevrolet’s small and compact car sales are up 229 percent year over year, from the second quarter of 2010 to the same quarter this year. The company said it is evidence of the brand’s continuing success in attracting buyers of all ages including millennial, whose purchase priorities include advanced technology, fuel economy, functionality and affordability. […]

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Volvo UK announced a new partnership with British Gas to help ensure customers’ properties are ready to charge their new vehicle. This partnership announcement comes as deliveries of the world’s first plug-in diesel hybrid, the Volvo V60 D6 AWD, start in the UK. From now until March 2015, customers who buy the new Volvo plug-in […]

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After a few days of suspense, Chevrolet Canada finally said the Volt’s $5,000 price reduction announced in the U.S. will also apply in Canada. The 2014 model will start at CDN$36,895, plus $1,600 destination fee (excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees). If consumers include provincial consumer credits, available in Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia, […]

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