Day: February 12, 2021

Your car knows a lot about you. Who owns that data?

TORONTO —
New cars are packed with technology keeping us safe and tracking our every move, but they’re also transmitting data in real time back to car manufacturers.

Independent repair shops and companies that sell after market parts say that’s giving dealerships an unfair advantage.

“We believe it’s going to negatively impact the capacity of consumers to choose where and how they get their car serviced,” Jean-Francois Champagne, the president of Automotive Industries Association of Canada (AIA), said.

The association says there are 500,000 jobs in Canada related to the aftermarket auto parts and auto service market.

AIA has started a right to choose campaign along with a petition that says Canadians should have access and control of their car’s data.

AIA is calling on the federal government to acknowledge the importance of vehicle data ownership. The group says independent shops will be effectively shut out from repairing newer cars

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Classic Japanese Sports Cars That Were Transformed With Badass Body Kits

Over the last five decades, Japanese carmakers have released some of the greatest sports cars made in Asia. Though they were looked down upon when they were first released, customer needs eventually changed, and they became increasingly popular among middle-class motorists. As a result, some of the oldest Japanese sports cars (especially the ones that were only released in the Japanese domestic market) have become highly valuable.

RELATED: 10 Reasons Why Every Gearhead Should Buy A Japanese Car

It is well-known that Japanese sports cars can be tuned to produce ridiculous amounts of power. Though some of these cars are now classics, they are still begging to be customized to look aggressive and be fast and mean machines that can terrorize modern supercars.

9 Nissan 300ZX

Via speedhunters.com

Most Japanese car manufacturers are perceived as companies that produce mainly reliable and affordable vehicles, they have shown that power is

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Commercial Auto Insurance Market Is Booming Worldwide with Berkshire Hathaway, Progressive, Great American Insurance Company

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Toyota, Lexus Upgrade Tools So You Can Buy New Cars 100% Online

  • Toyota’s SmartPath is meant to let shoppers buy online and have their vehicle delivered from their local dealership without ever needing to go there in person. Or, they can start shopping online, then go in and haggle.
  • Only around 50 Toyota dealers use SmartPath today, but that number will double this spring.
  • Lexus is involved in this, too, with a similar program called Monogram. Only a few dealers use Monogram, but Lexus will “aggressively accelerate availability through 2021.”

    Toyota customers like smart things. Lexus drivers prefer to have their things monogrammed. That’s one way to look at an upgraded online car-shopping service the two brands are offering to U.S. Lexus and Toyota shoppers. The online tool is functionally similar no matter if you’re looking for a new IS or a fresh Prius, but Lexus calls its service Monogram while Toyota’s is called SmartPath.

    The idea behind the year-and-a-half-old

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    Android Auto Patch for Samsung Galaxy S21 Currently in the Works

    Samsung’s Galaxy S21 is currently the best phone you can get from the South Korean company, and since it’s powered by Android 11, it obviously offers Android Auto support too, both wired and wireless.

    But as some of the first people who purchased the Galaxy S21 figured out the hard way, the experience with Android Auto on this new Samsung smartphone isn’t as refined as you’d expect it to be.

    And it’s all because Android Auto just doesn’t fire up when connecting a Galaxy S21 to the head unit in the car, thus making it impossible to use the app even when a genuine cable is being used.

    As we told you not a long time ago, Google was already investigating the problem, but now the search giant is back to confirm the Android Auto team is working on the whole thing, yet it needs more information on the

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