The honour rollers: finalists for the Montreal International Auto Show named

The Volvo SE, winner of the large premium car category

By CRM Staff Montreal, Quebec — January 22, 2018 — The finalists for the Montreal International Auto Show 2018 Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year have been revealed. Drawn from category winners, the fourteen finalists represent seven manufacturers. Mazda and Jaguar Land Rover have received three nominations, while Honda, Chrysler […]

Canadian International AutoShow to celebrate 70 years of Porsche

By Tom Davis Toronto, Ontario — January 18, 2018 — To celebrate 70 years of Porsche, the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto will feature a display of some of the German automakers iconic vehicles. “Porsche is among the most iconic of automotive brands and the Canadian International AutoShow is thrilled to be able to tell […]

Smokey and the Bandit-inspired Trans Am wins Muscle Car Matchup

John Antoniadis and his Muscle Car Matchup winning Trans Am. He modeled the car after 'Blocker' from Smokey and the Bandit.

By Barett Poley Toronto, Ontario — March 1, 2017 — A Scarborough, Ontario automobile enthusiast, John Antoniadis, has walked away with the $5,000 Grand Prize at the Canadian International AutoShow’s Muscle Car Matchup. Antoniadis took the prize with his pristinely restored 1977 Pontiac Trans Am, modeled after “Blocker,” the black and gold Trans Am from […]

AutoShow hosts record number of attendees

The 2017 Canadian International AutoShow has broken the attendance record set in the previous year. A total of 339,590 people attended this year's show.

Toronto, Ontario — February 27, 2017 — We keep hearing that individual car ownership may soon be a thing of the past, but the crowds packing the Metro Toronto Convention Centre at this year’s Canadian International AutoShow say otherwise. In fact, the AutoShow has posted its best year ever in terms of attendance, for the […]

‘Green’ Mobility: A look inside the Rinspeed Oasis

A view of the Rinspeed Oasis on display at the AutoShow that shows the integrated garden. Is it time to start studying horticulture?

By Barett Poley Toronto, Canada — February 23, 2017 — Rinspeed, a Swiss vehicle modification company and “think tank” for the automotive industry, has focused on green vehicles since its founding in 1977. Rinspeed was the first company to create integrated controls on steering wheels, and the company says that it’s responsible for the popularization […]

Virtual reality an emerging trend at 2017 AutoShow

Young AutoShow attendees experience virtual reality (VR) racing at the Lexus display. VR seems to be a large part of this year's offering.

Toronto, Ontario — February 20, 2017 — Virtual reality experiences seem to be emerging as a top trend among manufacturers and exhibitors at the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow, taking place until February 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Whether it’s feeling the wind blow in your hair as you ride in a convertible, taking […]

Hyundai’s new Accent increases AHSS and structural adhesives

The 2018 Hyundai Accent rolls out for the first at the Canadian International AutoShow.

Toronto, Ontario — February 19, 2017 — Hyundai has premiered its all-new Accent at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. According to a statement from Hyundai, we can expect to see the Accent four-door sedan starting to show up in markets in the third quarter of 2017, with the new Accent 5-door landing in […]

AutoShow breaks first-day attendance records

This year's AutoShow drew over 20,000 visitors on its first official day.

Toronto, Ontario — February 19, 2017 — It’s already a record-setting year for the 2017 Canadian International AutoShow. In addition to an unprecedented number of North American and Canadian debuts, the AutoShow officially opened to the public on Friday with a record-setting attendance of 20,218. The Canadian International AutoShow takes place at the Metro Toronto […]

Ontario, Feds pledge support for innovation at AutoShow

Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and Brad Duguid, Ontario's Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure at the North American International Auto Show in January. Both Bains and Duguid made funding announcements today at the Canadian International AutoShow.

By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — February 16, 2017 — Two levels of government showed support for the automotive industry during the media preview day at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto. The support in question wasn’t in the shape of vague political statements, but cold, hard cash. First, the government of Ontario, Ontario Centres […]