Commercial Clout: OEM Super Bowl ads ahead of Sunday’s game

Toronto, Ontario — With an extra week to prepare for this year’s big game, global automakers have gone all-out on their Super Bowl ads this year as a number of manufacturers have already dropped teasers and more ahead of Sunday’s game. Set to follow a highly anticipated halftime performance from Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, […]

High Velocity: Jeep unveils new paint colour for 2022 Wrangler

Toledo, Ohio — The folks at Jeep have proudly proclaimed their love for yellow with a new paint colour for the 2022 Wrangler model year, called “High Velocity” yellow. The shade toes the line between neon yellow and lime green and also features an almost metallic-like finish. The automaker unveiled the new paint hue alongside […]

EV/AV Report: February 14, 2022

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, cheaper electric plans for Ontario, restrictions on Tesla boom boxes and an American intel agency funding autonomous vehicle development. Night Lights On Feb. 9, the Ontario government announced its intent to implement an ultra-low overnight electricity rate, taking advantage of the excess electricity generated. […]

Window Woes: Winnipeg police charge man with 130 counts of mischief for window smashing spree

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Citizens of Manitoba are once again safe from having their car windows smashed by a random stranger–police have charged a 22-year-old man with 130 charges of mischief to property following the damage of vehicles across Winnipeg’s west end. Police said they’ve received dozens of similar reports regarding damaged vehicles in Winnipeg, mostly […]

Apprentice Advice: B.C. hires five apprenticeship advisors, invests $5 million into ITA

Victoria, British Columbia — British Columbia is trying to fill some seats in its trade school classrooms as the provincial government announced a $5 million investment to support the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and its efforts to promote automotive skilled trades education. Alongside the investment will come the hiring of five new apprenticeship advisors (one […]

Three Days Grace: B.C. woman discovers nude squatter in trunk

Nanaimo, British Columbia — We find crazy things in customers’ trunks all the time: stray pieces of clothing, lost grocery items that have been left to decay in some deep-down crevice, childrens’ toys that are returned to their owners with a gleeful shriek. Few can say they’ve ever found a person⁠ in a trunk.  Red […]

THE HISTORY OF REXALL SOLUTIONS

More than a partner—a collaborator in solutions Rexall Solutions was founded by Ryan Rahbar, who also serves as president of the company. Originally, the company focussed on manufacturing and distributing chemicals for research and Government labs in Canada but has since transitioned to offer a world of specialized solutions for a variety of industries. “Rexall […]

Digital Prints: first NFT-equipped car announced, Alfa Romeo

Milan, Italy — Alfa Romeo’s latest vehicle, the 2023 Tonale is the first car in the world equipped with NFT certificates. For the uninitiated, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are used as unique identifiers for digital files. Imagine a computer file, with a unique serial number and ownership records. In this case, Tolane’s NFT tracks the car’s […]

CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS?!

HOT GARBAGE If you’re using it properly, Google Street View can deliver hours of fun. After all, Google’s map car drives all over the world daily— they’re bound to capture some wacky situations. That’s exactly what happened in West Vancouver back in April when a Google Street View vehicle captured a burning garbage truck along […]