History From Home: Canadian Automotive Museum offering monthly online lectures

Oshawa, Ontario — As Ontario finds itself amidst another provincial stay-at-home order, the Canadian Automotive Museum is offering live lectures and glimpses into Canada’s automotive history through its ‘Third Thursday Talks’ series, delivering informative lectures on some of the facility’s newest exhibits. The series kicked off last December with a Delorean-focused episode, hosted by DeLorean […]

Not Ford But Foss: The tale of Canada’s first gas-powered vehicle, the ‘Fossmobile’

Sherbrooke, Quebec — George Foote Foss was the first in Canada to invent his own gasoline-powered automobile in the spring of 1897.  He was only 21-years-old and called his masterpiece, the “Fossmobile.”  “We grew up listening to my grandfather and father tell stories of the ‘Fossmobile,’ and it was just something my whole family grew-up […]

Historical automotive shop is moving locations after 70 years

By Lindsey Cooke   Toronto, Ontario — November 20, 2018 — Alec’s Automotive in Vancouver, B.C. is a long-time family owned shop that is moving away from its century old historical building and starting fresh in Burnaby, B.C.  “Alec’s Automotive has been in the Borden family for around 70 years,” says owner of the shop, Rob […]