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Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. (HACC) reports two surveys it commissioned found more than three-quarters of Canadians believe hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are “the way of the future.” The automaker has begun production and sales of its first such crossover, the Tucson FCV, and says it teamed up with researchers to get answers exclusively for the […]

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With carbon emission targets continuing to become more stringent, regions around the world are grappling with how to get more plug-in electrified vehicles on the road, but a new study may be able to provide some answers. The report creates one of the most comprehensive pictures of plug-in electrified vehicle (PEV) sales, with information that […]

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Nissan’s small Micra is finding popularity during its first year of re-introduction to the Canadian market. Less than a year after its return to the Canadian market, the 2015 Nissan Micra reached a sales milestone of 9,998 units on March 30, coinciding with the subcompact’s starting Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $9,998 Canadian dollars. […]

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Toyota’s Mazda2-based new subcompact sedan will be sold under different brands in Canada and the U.S. As we reported yesterday, the 2016 Scion iA will arrive in U.S. dealerships this fall and will be priced in the $16,000-range. That’s for a mono-spec model equipped with standard low-speed pre-collision safety system and 7-inch multi-media system with […]

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Following its promise, the Electric Circuit went on all through last week with one announcement per day during the Montreal Auto Show. We reported on the first few announcements last week, announcements relating to the expansion of Quebec’s Electric Circuit EV charging network. The first of such had to do with Nissan Canada supporting the […]

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The next-generation Honda Civic’s manufacturing will be led from North America. Honda is investing $857 million over three years into three facilities in Alliston, Ontario, Canada, with new technologies and processes. This comes as the company said these plants will play the role of global lead plant for the next-generation of the Honda Civic (current […]

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Toyota Canada has reached the milestone of having sold 100,000 hybrids in Canada since the introduction of the first Prius fifteen years ago. Not surprisingly considering Toyota has created the niche, of all the hybrids sold in Canada since 2000, more than three quarters come from Toyota and Lexus. “The fuel needed by Toyota hybrids […]

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There is only one way to know if a vehicle is ready for the coldest weather: spend time in it in Russia and Canada (or some other frigid climate). And that is what Mitsubishi did with its Outlander PHEV. Meant to be a global car and therefore, to meet all possible driving conditions in all […]

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HybridCars learned March 26 AutoShare is being bought by Enterprise. Enterprise Holdings made the announcement via press release to the fact its Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada Company subsidiary is purchasing AutoShare CarSharing Network Inc. AutoShare was established in 1998 as Toronto’s first car-sharing organization, and today serves more than 12,000 local members. Enterprise Holdings, through its […]

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Founded 16 years ago with two cars in Vancouver’s West End, Modo The Car Co-op is celebrating a milestone achievement this month, adding its 300th vehicle to the fleet. Modo said it will also double its fleets in both Surrey and Richmond and place its first vehicle in Coquitlam this fall. Modo explained its 300th […]

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