IN the race to the autonomous revolution, car developers have realized there aren’t enough hours in a day to clock the real-world mileage needed to teach vehicles how to drive themselves. Which is why Grand Theft Auto V is in the mix.
The hit video game is one of the simulation …
April 22, 2017
Audi Winnipeg recently hosted a gala evening at FastAir’s hangar at Richardson International Airport — to introduce six new models.
"Because we had so many exciting new models to introduce, we felt we needed a lot more space to properly showcase them," says Audi Winnipeg general sales manager Rory Egan.
"This was …
April 21, 2017
When it comes to fuel economy, the all-new Kia Niro hybrid crossover — which began arriving at Kia dealerships in mid-March — has earned a special accolade — a listing in the Guinness Book of World Records as having the lowest fuel consumption driving across America in a hybrid vehicle. …
April 13, 2017
NEAR IVALO, Finland — How much engineering can go into something as simple as a stud for studded tires?
If your tire company has a target of 10 per cent improvement in tire performance each year, a lot, apparently.
Among the many enhancements to the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 9 winter tire — …
March 31, 2017
On March 23, 40 to 50 well-heeled local auto enthusiasts gathered at Nott Autocorp — by invitation only — for the opportunity to become charter members of Winnipeg’s first ever fractional Exotic Car Club.
Nott Autocorp president Trevor Nott compares the Exotic Car Club concept to that of the better-known time …
March 31, 2017
Over the past two weeks, Winnipeg’s two Subaru stores — Frontier Subaru on Pembina Highway and Jim Pattison Subaru Winnipeg on Regent — held customer appreciation evenings that were combined with the launch of the 2017 Impreza.
"Our showroom was full of people," says Cal Sobering, general sales manager at the …
March 24, 2017
Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg has once again earned the carmaker’s Canadian award for star dealer of the year.
"We are the first Mercedes-Benz dealer in Canada to earn this honour three years in a row," says Roger Man, the Winnipeg dealership’s general sales manager.
The award is based on sales targets combined with customer …
March 17, 2017
In horse racing terms, you could say Murray Chevrolet has won the daily double.
On March 1, Murray Chev president Dan Murray hosted an employee appreciation lunch in celebration of the Murray team earning both an inaugural General Motors of Canada President’s Club ranking and ranking in GM’s Top 16 (GM …
March 10, 2017
The accolades keep on coming for Auto Gallery of Canada, one of Manitoba’s top-selling used car dealers. The dealer at the west end of Portage Avenue has been bestowed the Top Choice Award for the 10th year in a row and Consumer’s Choice Award for the 10th time in 12 …
February 24, 2017
Tony Pedreira has been a Birchwood Auto Group sales rep for more than 20 years. These days, he has a new designation: product genius.Predreira is the key piece in a new sales system that Birchwood introduced for its Mini brand in the fall. As he explains it, he is the …
February 17, 2017