Posts Tagged ‘Hamilton’
Filed under: News
Hyundai Elantra Out in Front During March
by admin on Apr 4th, 2013
In the latest sales data for March 2013, the Hyundai Elantra led the compact sales chart for sales increases to move into third place overall. Thatâ€™s an excellent first quarter for the Korean automaker, cementing the Elantra as a firm favorite in Canada and the US. The top 5 compact sellers look like this for March 2013: Toyota Corolla â€“ 31,423 Honda Civic â€“ 27,665 Hyundai Elantra - 26,153 Ford Focus â€“ 24,929 Chev...
Filed under: Kia, Optima
First DC Comics Inspired Kia Optima Unveiled
by admin on Oct 15th, 2012
We first mentioned a few days ago that Kia were partnering with DC Comics to produce eight Justice League-inspired cars to raise money for charity. Well the first was unveiled on Friday and who else could it be but Batman. Of all comic book heroes, certainly to those of us who arenâ€™t into them, Batman is the most accessible, with the TV series, movies and supporting businesses, it was logical that it would be the Dark Knight first....
Filed under: Hyundai, Kia
Hyundai and Kia to Showcase New Models at Paris Motor Show
by admin on Sep 17th, 2012
The auto show season is always good for getting a sneak peak at whatâ€™s coming up and this monthâ€™s Paris Motor Show is no exception. We mentioned last week that Nissan were going to show their new TeRRA concept, which should be very interesting indeed. Well not to be outdone, the Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia will be showing too. The Hyundai i30 is what we know as the Elantra GT and is currently sold in the European markets...
Filed under: Explorer, Ford
2013 Ford Explorer Sport
by admin on Aug 28th, 2012
The new Ford Explorer Sport, which debuts in the 2013 model year is already getting plenty of attention. Once itâ€™s on the road, it will get even more. Itâ€™s often difficult to put the image of a large SUV and the term â€śsportâ€ť together. Range Rover are the only ones who have managed to successfully meld the two concept, but Ford is muscling in on that this year. Although it shares some design cues with the Range Rover at the...
Filed under: Chrysler, News
Chrysler Launches the Customer Experience Initiative
by admin on Aug 21st, 2012
Chrysler has announced a new dealership program designed to ensure high levels of customer service at dealers who sell their cars. The Customer Experience Initiative replaces the old Dealer Standards Program that offered cash for good service. A dealership used to eligible for up to $800,000 a year from the automaker if they provided consistently high standards of service to clients and built their operations around the needs of Chry...
Filed under: Fuel Efficient, Green News, Leaf, Nissan
Nissan Leaf Living Up to its Name
by admin on Aug 13th, 2012
The Nissan Leaf is proving popular with Canadian, with many test drives being taken and orders being placed. It is a good move by anyone who wants an electric car to get around, without the compromises involved in traditional alternative fueled vehicles. To celebrate the Leaf, Nissan Canada have partnered with Tree Canada to promote National Tree Day. The day itself is to be held on September 26 in Andrew Hardon Park in Ottowa. Nissa...
Filed under: Chrysler, Green News
Chrysler Planning Electric Vehicles
by admin on Aug 8th, 2012
While hydrogen fueled cars are seen as the future, electric power is seen as the future right now. Chrysler seems to have woken up from that fact and announced they will be making a limited range of electric cars over the next few years. Honda and Toyota have been making them for a while, even Ford have released a Focus and C-Max hybrid and plug-in electrics. Chrysler is a little behind the curve and needs to catch up fast. Chrysle...
Filed under: News, Nissan
Nissan Making the Cab of the Future
by admin on Aug 7th, 2012
Visit two of the great cities of the world, London and New York and there will be one overriding image on the roads, the cab. One is black and noisy, the other is yellow and somewhat quieter. A city is nothing without taxis, which is why Nissan worked so hard to deliver a good one. The Hackney cab as itâ€™s known in London has been a feature on their city streets since the turn of the 20th century. The yellow Crown Victoria has also ...
Filed under: C-Max, Ford
2013 Ford C-Max Shows How Hybrids Should Be
by admin on Jul 23rd, 2012
The hybrid market is a very competitive one. From the very first production Prius, it has hard fought as many automakers see it as either a viable future to motoring, or at least as a growth market to more ecologically aware consumers. Ford are bringing two models to market to tackle this segment, the Ford C-Max, a standard gas/electric hybrid and the Ford C-Max Energi, a plug in version. Whether they make much eco-sense or not, the hybrid ...
Filed under: News
The Most Famous Track in the World is on the Edge of Bankruptcy
by admin on Jul 20th, 2012
The NĂĽrburgring, undoubtedly the most famous racetrack in the world has announced it may need to file for bankruptcy. The German- state-owned company that runs the track has voiced concerns about its viability and needs a cash inject of millions of Euros to survive. The company running the complex is now around 413 million Euros in debt. The leader of the Rhineland Palatinate government said, â€świth greatest probability, bankruptcy...