Cars Articles

New Rules to Protect Car Buyers from Sticker Shock

New rules were proposed Monday by the Manitoba government to protect consumers from false and misleading advertising on cars. "All-in" pricing will be required by all auto dealers to prevent sticker shock and include all associated fees and taxes on the total value of...

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Spotted: Google Street View Car in Winnipeg

The Google Street View car has been spotted on the streets of Winnipeg once again. The car, which has several cameras mounted on it, snaps photos of its surroundings. The photos are then uploaded to Google and stitched together for its highly-popular "Google Street...

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Attention-Grabbing Fundraiser Held for Friend in Need

A group of 100 girls gathered Saturday at a Pembina Highway bar to hold a fundraising bikini car wash, in support of one of their friends who is now wheelchair-bound after a swimming pool accident. Dozens of cars lined up to get a wash during the six-hour event. Not...

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Bikini Car Wash Fundraiser Planned for Saturday

If this weekend's fine weather doesn't have you soaking up the rays on a beach somewhere, you can still ogle at women in bikinis, albeit in the parking lot of a local bar. About 100 girls in bikinis will be holding a car wash at Rock Bar, 1931 Pembina Highway, between...

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Auto Clubs Putting on Car Show Friday

Auto Clubs Putting on Car Show Friday

By Brian Schultz The Manitoba Association of Auto Clubs will show their appreciation for the culture, history and heritage of the automobile on Friday, when they host a car show in downtown Winnipeg. The club's first Collector Car Appreciation Day will showcase a...

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Manitobans to Be Better Protected When Buying a Vehicle

By Sarah Klein Consumers who purchase new or used vehicles in Manitoba will be better protected under the proclamation of the Business Practices Amendment Act. Consumer Affairs Minister Gord Mackintosh announced Wednesday regulations aimed at protecting buyers by...

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Google Engineering Self-Driving Vehicle Technology

By Brian Schultz The masterminds at Google are once again experimenting with vehicle technology and have developed a fleet of cars that drive themselves in traffic. Watch: The vehicles have been tested on the busy streets of California for the last several months and...

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Antique Winnipeg Police Cruiser Restored for Museum

By Sarah Klein A fully restored 1978 Ford Custom 500 cruiser car was unveiled to the public on Friday. The vehicle will be placed in the Winnipeg Police Museum after being restored by River City Ford since last winter. Ford handed the keys over to Winnipeg police...

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Test Drives Raise Cash for Students’ Grad Committee

A fundraiser for Sturgeon Heights Collegiate's graduation committee proved to be successful on Friday. Ford Motor Company of Canada offered to donate $20 for every person that took a brand new vehicle for a test drive at the school. Community members test drove their...

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Vehicle Test Drives Provide Cash for Students

By Tyler Sutherland Sturgeon Heights Collegiate will benefit later this week from a fundraiser in partnership with Fort Motor Company of Canada. Community members will help raise up to $6,000 in Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program on Friday, October 1 during the...

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Manitoba Testing Electric Vehicle on U of W Campus

By Sarah Klein A low-speed, electric utility vehicle will soon be roaming the campus of the University of Winnipeg after a new partnership between the university and the province was announced on Wednesday. The U of W will test the vehicle for limited access to local...

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