GM adding 700 jobs in Canada to develop self-driving cars

FILE – This Friday, May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company’s world headquarters in Detroit. The automaker will be adding 700 new engineering jobs in Ontario. GM will increase its group of engineers to about 1,000 in the coming years General Motors will hire about 700 engineers in Canada as it expands research into self-driving cars and other technology.

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Top 2016 summer and all-season tires | Car News

You think buying a new set of tires is complicated? This isn’t really a surprise given that countless new “inexpensive” brands persist and flood the market with new makes and models, all seemingly affordable and flawless. Needs, expectations, budget, and (most importantly) safety are important factors that must be met. Luckily for you, Auto123.com is here to help you find the best summer or all-season tires for your car or your truck in 2016.

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Submissions open for TyreSafe Awards 2016

UK tyre safety awareness organisation TyreSafe invites all road safety stakeholders to enter submissions for the TyreSafe Awards 2016. The awards are open to non-members of TyreSafe as well as its supporters and seek to recognise the work and achievements of those campaigning to raise awareness of tyre safety in the UK during 2015. Winners will be presented with their awards at an evening ceremony on 14 July.

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In photos: Canadian vehicles with the best resale values

The Jeep Wrangler has the best retained value by percentage of any vehicle in Canada, according to Canadian Black Book, the country’s largest publisher of wholesale used-vehicle prices. This is the sixth year Jeep has won the SUV category as it retains 79 per cent of its manufacturers suggested retail price after four years. That figure is the highest ever since these awards have been announced.

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