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    Report: Ferrari cuts Toronto lawyer a deal to replace his flooded California [w/video]
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    A Ferrari might be the last vehicle you'd want to be driving when streets are submerged in water, but Toronto lawyer Howard Levitt was unfortunate enough to be behind the wheel of his $200,000+ Ferrari California when the tunnel he was driving through started to fill up. It was July, when parts ...

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    Video: Watch a water bomber plane drop its load on a truck fire in remote Canada
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    Has Shock and Awe ever been used in firefighting? Probably not, as fires aren't really bothered by the psychological effects implicit in Shock and Awe warfare. But if any form of firefighting qualified for that well known military doctrine, it'd be aerial firefighting, as proven by this video of ...

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    Report: Canada getting ready to sell GM stake
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    Canada's federal government and the government of the province of Ontario have started searching for an investment bank to sell the rest of their combined 140 million shares in General Motors, according to an unidentified source, Bloomberg reports. That represents a 10-percent stake up for sale. ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: Canadian F1 Grand Prix is one story with a thousand dramas
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    There were rain and wind and sun, sometimes all at once. There was the Wall of Champions. There was nothing happening in first place and nothing happening back in sixth during the race, but everywhere else – from the time the weekend began – it was surprises, passes, spins, more ...

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    Official: Canada announces alignment of emissions standards with US
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    Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister, has announced his country will adopt the United States Tier 3 emissions standards for passenger vehicles. Kent (shown above) says doing so will reduce air pollution from new vehicles by around 80 percent compared to the old Tier 2 standards currently in ...

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    Report: Track worker killed by crane following Canadian Grand Prix
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    The motorsports community lost a member over the weekend when a track worker was killed just after the checkered flag waved at Formula One's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal. When the race ended, track officials were working to remove the crashed racecar of Formula 1 driver Esteban Gutierrez ...

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    Video: Toronto man takes matters into his own hands when traffic light breaks at rush hour
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    A pedestrian in the middle of a very busy four-way intersection is never a wise idea... apparently unless you are a 21-year-old Canadian named Artur. For reasons only described as "broken red light," the young man, wearing nothing more visible than a light blue top, recently stood his ground and ...

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    Video: Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 has a bit of a dyno issue
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    We're of the mind that each and every dyno should come with Murphy's Law painted in big, visible letters down the side. For every ten successful dyno runs out there, it seems there's one where events go horribly wrong. Take, for example, the video below. The clip shows what happens when a Ford ...

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    Report: Cadillac to recall 20,000 SRX models over wheels that could fall off
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    A potential issue with the lug nuts on 19,871 units of the 2013 Cadillac SRX in the US and Canada has lead to a recall of the luxury crossover. Those lug nuts that have a Teflon topcoat, identified by their bluish tint, could loosen and cause "creaking, rattling or grinding noises or steering ...

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    Report: Expedition drives from Russia to Canada over North Pole...
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    No, a Ford Expedition did not drive from Russia to Canada via the North Pole, but that's exactly what a team of intrepid explorers accomplished recently. Using specially-modified buses with massive tires, the group slowly drove 2,485 miles in 70 days over drifting ice, occasionally using a ...

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    Video: What does a world-class downhill skateboarder drive? Something very cool
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    Kevin Reimer has an interesting career and a fascinating car. The resident of Vancouver, BC is a professional downhill skateboarder – which we now know is a thing you can be – who sees a lot of commonality between his extreme occupation and his cherry 1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R. The ...

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    Video: GM apologizing for this Chevy Trax ad dubbed 'racist' [UPDATE]
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    In what can only be described as a growing trend, another automaker finds itself in trouble for an ad that critics are calling offensive. A new television and internet ad for the Chevrolet Trax subcompact crossover is under fire for its soundtrack, which a Chinese newspaper has labeled ...

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    Report: Explosion at Magna plant injures workers
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    An explosion at a Magna International divisional plant in Newmarket, ON, a manufacturing facility for Dortec Industries, occurred on Wednesday afternoon. Some nine people were injured in the accident and five or six (reports vary) were sent to the hospital. Magna has reported that all workers have ...

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    Recalls: Honda recalls 2012-13 Fit Sport models over stability control issue
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    Honda is recalling 43,782 examples of the 2012 and 2013 Fit Sport in the US and close to 2,000 more in Canada. During federal compliance testing it was discovered that the software for the Vehicle Stability Assist allows an excessive tilt angle before applying the brakes to prevent a crash. The ...

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    Report: Suzuki ending auto sales in Canada, too
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    Suzuki of Japan has reportedly made the decision that almost everyone assumed it would make when it announced it was leaving the US market: when the 2014 model year concludes, it will no longer sell cars in Canada. With six employees overseeing its auto business in Canada and a dealer network ...

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    Video: Massive Alberta highway pileup sends 300 people to hospital after crash
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    A massive pileup in Canada was the result of a huge snowstorm that struck a busy stretch of Alberta highway between Edmonton and Calgary near Leduc, sending over 300 people to the hospital and causing what Alberta Health Services are treating as "a mass casualty event." Reports on social media ...

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    Official: Campagna launches T-Rex 16S with six-cylinder BMW power
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    If the Campagna T-Rex 14R wasn't your cup of tea, the Canadian maker of high-performance trikes has just introduced a smooth new arrival that might change your tune – the T-Rex 16S. Unlike its sibling which is powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder screamer sourced from a Kawasaki Ninja, the ...

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    Recalls: Ford finally issues recall for 230K minivans over rust problems
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    The rust issue in the rear wheel wells of 2004-2007 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans has finally led to a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began an investigation into the matter in 2011, said investigation being upgraded to an engineering analysis a year later ...

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    Video: Hot Wheels' Twitter-enabled vending machine coughs up free Camaro diecasts
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    There are still plenty of companies that haven't gotten the whole social media thing down pat yet, but Hot Wheels isn't one of them. During the recent Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, Hot Wheels created a lot of buzz for itself by using a vending machine filled with Chevrolet Camaro ...

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    Report: GM won't sell 2014 Chevrolet SS in Canada
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    Allow us to be the first to extend our condolences to our friends to the north. General Motors has announced the 2014 Chevrolet SS will not be available in Canada. The Globe and Mail reports the automaker has confirmed the high-performance sedan won't hit Canadian dealers, though GM hasn't ...

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