Metrolinx made a stop at the Canadian International Autoshow for the first time and showed off a newer GO bus alongside fancy sports cars and other luxury vehicles.
Canadian International AutoShow
Back in the sixth season of The Simpsons, Homer Simpson became a member of the Stonecutters, a secret society made up of ordinary Springfield residents. Although that was quite a long time ago, I can’t help but remember the Stonecutters’ chant, “We Do.” I fact, I often catch myself singing the lyric, “Who holds back the electric car? Who makes Steve Guttenberg a star?”
Homer Simpson — yes, that Homer Simpson — was once a member of the Stonecutters, a secret society made up of Springfield residents. Though it happened way back in season six of the show, I can’t help but remember the Stonecutters’ “We do” chant. As a matter of fact, I sometimes catch myself singing the tune: “Who holds back the electric car? Who makes Steve Guttenberg a star?”
They’re exclusive. They’re expensive. And they’re accelerating off showroom floors. Since taking a beating in the financial meltdown of 2008, the top-end of the car market in the GTA is back in top gear, says Steven Pavan, a sales consultant at Grand Touring Automobiles. “Sales are good, are getting better and will probably never stop,” he said.
Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School won its second consecutive Toronto Automotive Technology Skills Competition in a row on Feb. 17. Automotive technician students Moses Jordan Guce and Shaquille Lecesne were successful in starting a car rigged with a no-start condition. This, as well as various other timed technical tasks, placed them first in the contest.