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Audi partner company develops fuel from air and water

By: Callum Micucci|April 27, 2015|12:00 am

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A start-up “cleantech” company in Dresden, Germany has just created the first few litres of a new, carbon-neutral fuel created from carbon dioxide and water, called e-diesel. The Audi project…

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Ontario budget takes aim at car insurance costs

By: Callum Micucci|April 24, 2015|12:00 am

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The Ontario Liberal government is taking steps to lower insurance costs for drivers in its 2015 budget, attempting to make good on its promise from two years ago. In the…

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The latest and greatest vehicle anti-theft device: a freezer

By: Callum Micucci|April 20, 2015|12:00 am

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A recent string of mysterious car thefts in Toronto has sparked questions about the security of wireless car key fobs. Toronto Police Service 53 Division issued a public safety alert…

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Uber hits more regulatory roadblocks

By: Callum Micucci|April 16, 2015|12:00 am

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Popular ridesharing app Uber has hit yet more roadblocks in its quest to become a global presence, as the Geneva cantonal government has banned it from operating in the city,…

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Car insurance study sparks industry controversy

By: Callum Micucci|April 13, 2015|12:00 am

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A study that says Ontario drivers have overpaid as much as $3 or $4 billion on their car insurance from 2001 to 2013 has sparked controversy in the industry. The…

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American Senator tables car cyber security legislation

By: Callum Micucci|April 8, 2015|12:00 am

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A U.S. senator has announced legislation that calls for increased cyber security standards in the most unlikely of places—the automobile industry. The announcement, which came from Democratic senators Edward J….

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Undercover police sting snags Uber drivers

By: Callum Micucci|April 6, 2015|12:00 am

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Toronto police have charged 11 UberX drivers for operating a taxi without a license and commercial insurance, the Toronto Star reports. Dubbed “Operation Snowball,” the charges comes alongside the court…

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AAA study reveals high rate of distracted driving among teens

By: Callum Micucci|April 1, 2015|12:00 am

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A study by a leading American traffic research organization has found that distracted driving among teens may be more of a problem than previously thought. In a study released in…

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Calgary police caught on traffic cameras, not paying tickets

By: Callum Micucci|March 28, 2015|12:00 am

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Police in Calgary have been caught on traffic cameras speeding and running red lights with their lights off, according to a story on CTVnews.ca. The story cites an access to…

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Chevrolet tech allows parents to spy on teen drivers

By: Callum Micucci|March 25, 2015|12:00 am

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Chevrolet has announced that the new 2016 Malibu will include technology that gives parents the ability to track their kids’ driving habits. Called “Teen Driver,” the technology tracks how far…

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