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And then there were five… Thornberry scrapes through to second round of Labour leadership race, as Lewis drops out

first_imgMonday 13 January 2020 2:35 pm Main image: Getty Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry is thought to have scraped through after she secured enough support from MPs and MEPs with just minutes to go, however Clive Lewis dropped out before the deadline. whatsapp Labour MP’s Emily Thornberry and Dawn Butler wait for the arrival of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Hoxton (Getty Images) Thornberry now goes up against fellow London MP shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer to succeed Jeremy Corbyn. They and the other candidates Rebecca Long-Bailey, Jess Phillips and Lisa Nandy to seek the backing of unions and/or local constituencies before the contest widens out to Labour members. Show Comments ▼ I have lent my nomination to Emily to make sure that members are given the widest possible choice. I will be supporting @Keir_Starmer, but I wish all our excellent candidates the best of luck! https://t.co/te3Y2jvKQp— Afzal Khan MP (@Afzal4Gorton) January 13, 2020 Five candidates have secured enough nominations to get through to the second round of the Labour leadership contest, with just one contender dropping out. More From Our Partners Astounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.org Catherine Neilan center_img A final decision won’t be announced until 4 April. She is up against fellow frontbenchers Dawn Butler and Richard Burgon, as well as Tooting MP Rosena Allin-Khan and Scottish MP Ian Murray. Starmer, the only man left running, is widely viewed as the frontrunner, having secured the backing of Unison early on. whatsapp He secured the backing of 89 colleagues, while Long-Bailey came second with 33 nominations. Nandy received 31, while Phillip and Thornberry received 23 apiece. Share The deputy leadership race is also ongoing, with Angela Rayner the favourite to replace Tom Watson, who quit during the election campaign. And then there were five… Thornberry scrapes through to second round of Labour leadership race, as Lewis drops out last_img read more

Senate debates GOP tax bill: What to watch for

first_imgFederal Government | Nation & World | NPR NewsSenate debates GOP tax bill: What to watch forNovember 30, 2017 by Arnie Seipel, NPR Share:Senate Republicans have begun debate on their bill to overhaul the nation’s tax code. Many GOP members sound hopeful about passing their tax bill, possibly in a matter of hours. But they aren’t there yet. To pass, 50 of the 52 GOP senators need to support the legislation. As the bill is debated on the Senate floor Thursday, several amendments are expected to try and get their support.Here’s what to watch for:ANWR Drilling Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says she plans to support the tax legislation. One of the elements that is bringing her on board is a provision to open part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration. It’s been a goal of Alaska Republicans for a long time, and is estimated to bring in over $1 billion in revenue to help pay for a small fraction of the tax cuts being proposed.The Senate parliamentarian also has to weigh in on whether this provision can fit with the tax package.TriggersDeficit hawks like Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., are worried about the fact that the tax bill would add to the deficit — possibly beyond the $1.4 trillion price tag the Congressional Budget Office has put on the bill. GOP leaders say economic growth spurred by the tax bill would offset its costs, so there is a compromise in the works to include a provision to raise taxes or cut spending if the promised growth isn’t achieved. But it’s being questioned because that would mean imposing a tax increase at a time when the economy would not be doing particularly well.Another Run At Obamacare The Senate bill would cancel out the penalty imposed by the Affordable Care Act on individuals who do not have health insurance. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is seeking further legislation be taken up to shore up insurance markets in exchange for this measure, which would give Republicans a small victory in their failed struggle to repeal large parts of the law.Keeping Score Republican leaders want to speed the tax bill to passage by taking advantage of a quirk in Senate Budget rules that allow some tax and spending measures to pass with just 51 votes (including a tie-breaker from Vice President Pence, if needed) rather than the 60 votes needed for most other legislation.That means Republicans can pass the bill on their own. But it also means they have to stick to strict rules that say the legislation can’t increase the deficit by more than $1.5 trillion over the next ten years. They also have to make sure the tax cuts don’t add to the deficit at all after that.The Congressional Budget Office has produced scores estimating that the tax bill in its original form would add $1.4 trillion to the federal deficit over 10 years. It has also said the provision to cancel out the Affordable Care Act’s mandate for individuals to have health insurance would reduce deficits by $318 billion, as millions fewer people are enrolled in Medicaid and the individual market, where the federal government offers subsidies for lower-income consumers.But under Senate rules, an official score of the bill in its current form is needed in order to vote.Child Tax Credit Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, want to make it easier for low and middle-income families to get a refund under the child tax credit. The pair introduced an amendment that would make the whole credit refundable—that means working parents who don’t owe taxes at the end of the year could get a refund of up to $2,000 for every child in their family.Rubio and Lee want to pay for that change by increasing the proposed corporate tax rate from 20 percent to 22 percent. That idea has met with some resistance among Republicans who want to keep the corporate rate as low as possible.NPR Congressional Reporter Kelsey Snell contributed to this report. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.Share this story:last_img read more

Confidence high in the Eurozone as Germany lifts growth forecast

first_imgWednesday 22 April 2015 9:01 pm Tags: Eurozone whatsapp THE EUROZONE economic outlook is becoming rosier, with confidence levels remaining high and Germany – the largest economy in the currency bloc – raising its growth expectations.German officials have raised their growth forecasts to 1.8 per cent this year, up from a 1.5 per cent forecast in January.The brighter outlook comes from the country’s low level of unemployment, which is expected to boost consumption. Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said exporters and Germany’s Mittlestant – small and medium sized enterprises – would benefit from cheap oil and a weaker euro.Eurozone consumer confidence eased back in April, after climbing to a 13-year high, according to figures released yesterday by the European Commission. The consumer confidence index edged down to a score of minus 4.6 in April from minus 3.7 in March. Confidence levels – as measured by the index – remain well above its long-term average of minus 13.1. Express KCS whatsapp Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comWhite House Again Downplays Fourth Possible Coronvirus Checkvaluewalk.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgInstitutional Investors Turn To Options to Bet Against AMCvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.com Confidence high in the Eurozone as Germany lifts growth forecast Sharelast_img read more

News / Efficient cargo handling now key for forwarders when choosing airlines

first_img“That means handlers are not able to resource stations as they should – and it’s getting worse,” he said.As a result, forwarders said, handling has become a major factor in choosing an airline.“We have started looking at airline handling as part of our choice of airline,” said one air forwarder. “Sometimes it’s better to go to one place, like Emirates at Heathrow, which saves time and money.”He added that he was prepared to “spend a cent or two more per kilo” for airlines which had efficient handling.The biggest challenge was on import cargo. One forwarder explained that airline service level agreements with handlers tended to focus on exports, meaning there was little pressure to deal with imports.“Airlines just want the planes going out full, so all the resources are on exports. But if it’s not working now – what’s it going to be like in the peak?”Different forwarders named different handlers as “the worst”, suggesting that the problem was across the board.“The handlers need to make a return,” said one forwarder. “They used to be owned or subsidised by the airlines, but now they are not. So they’ve cut down on overheads.”Heathrow’s much-hated ‘horseshoe’ was singled out for extra criticism.“Heathrow is so horseshoe-orientated, but that infrastructure is too old, outdated and antiquated – but very difficult to renovate,” one forwarder conceded.“Handling has been terrible for the past 10 years; the bar is set pretty low. We know in the peak it will take two days to get freight out of the transit shed. Handlers are measured on getting freight out of the country – so they take all staff off imports and put them on exports, otherwise the carriers go mad.“You only ever see one door in use at warehouses, because they don’t have the staff.”Last year’s peak season saw police turn traffic away at the UK’s main airport, while the horseshoe suffered closures. Forwarders are fearful of similar issues this year.“Vehicles can be sat there for eight hours,” said one. “It will be an issue again this year.” Forwarders will stop using airlines with poor cargo handling contracts and have blamed carriers for failing to invest sufficiently, adding to congestion problems and delayed import cargo.While handlers continue to invest in infrastructure – this week Swissport has rented a 36,000 sq ft facility at Heathrow in a 10-year lease – poor airline contracts are failing their customers, especially in congested airports, claim forwarders.“What’s causing problems for us is ground handling, especially at Heathrow,” said one air freight forwarder.“The dwell times are long. It’s partly because the airport is busy, but the handlers get paid peanuts for what they are doing, and airlines are happy to jump ship to another handler. By Alex Lennane 19/09/2018center_img Jaromír Chalabala last_img read more

Forget about an international pricing index for drugs. Cost-effectiveness is a better bargain

first_imgThe Pharmalot View By Ed Silverman March 7, 2019 Reprints STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. NASA/Newsmakers [email protected] Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTED Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. What is it? Ed Silverman @Pharmalot center_img What’s included? To make medicines more affordable, President Trump insists that “foreign freeloading” must end.He complains that other wealthy countries often pay less for the same drugs while the U.S. is unfairly forced to shoulder higher costs of underwriting pharma R&D. So the administration is pushing a plan to cap what Medicare pays for certain medicines based on prices charged elsewhere. The idea is for Medicare to narrow that gap — and eventually lower costs by 30 percent. About the Author Reprints Log In | Learn More GET STARTED Forget about an international pricing index for drugs. Cost-effectiveness is a better bargain Pharmalot Columnist, Senior Writer Ed covers the pharmaceutical industry. Tags Donald Trumpdrug pricingfinanceMedicareSTAT+last_img read more

Portfolio construction and ETF trends

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IIROC examines returning money to harmed investors

first_img James Langton Share this article and your comments with peers on social media FSRA to hold webinar on new title regime Currently, IIROC does not have the authority to provide restitution to harmed investors.“We will be exploring if there are ways to return to investors disgorged funds collected from an advisor or firm disciplined by IIROC,” it said.Following its review of the issue, IIROC will publish proposals for public comment.Additionally, the SRO said that it will be reviewing complaint-handling practices.“Later this year, IIROC, with the assistance of an independent research firm, will interview individual complainants confidentially in order to improve its complaint handling process,” it said, adding that it will also collect input from investors on restitution issues during this exercise.In the year ahead, IIROC will also be working to establish its investor advisory group, the Expert Investor Issues Panel (EIIP), to provide it with another mechanism for incorporating investor feedback into its policy efforts.Additionally, IIROC will continue to work with the provincial regulators on issues such as financial planning regulation and title reform, it said, as well as implementing the client-focused reforms.Alongside investor protection, the SRO’s other main priorities for the coming year include continuing to cope with the effects Covid-19 and the prospect of SRO reform.Last week, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) launched its consultation on the self-regulatory framework.Other initiatives on IIROC’s agenda for the year include ongoing derivatives reform, a study on failed trades and developing crypto trading regulation along with the CSA. When does poor service become a regulatory issue for online brokerages? Facebook LinkedIn Twitter The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) is considering returning money to harmed investors as part of its enforcement process.In a notice setting out its priorities for the current year, the self-regulatory organization (SRO) said it is launching an initiative to help investors who suffer losses due to industry misconduct. Keywords Self-regulatory organizations,  Complaints,  Pandemics,  Coronavirus,  Client-focused reforms,  Advisor titles,  Financial planningCompanies Canadian Securities Administrators, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada OSC finalizes DSC ban Businessman takes bag of money from another businessman. juliatim/123RF Related newslast_img read more

Performance of Schools in Tech-Voc Project has Improved

first_imgPerformance of Schools in Tech-Voc Project has Improved UncategorizedMay 23, 2008 Advertisements RelatedPerformance of Schools in Tech-Voc Project has Improved RelatedPerformance of Schools in Tech-Voc Project has Improvedcenter_img RelatedPerformance of Schools in Tech-Voc Project has Improved FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Performance in the technical/vocational areas of schools participating in the Tech-Voc Rationalisation Project has improved significantly over the years, according to a Ministry Paper tabled by Minister of Education, Andrew Holness in the House of Representatives on May 20.The purpose of this project is to rationalise the existing Technical and Vocational programmes in the secondary system by upgrading present instructors and technical and vocational laboratories.“Centres of Excellence” are established and schools are organized into clusters in the pilot parishes of St. Elizabeth and Westmoreland. This project is the sharing of resources, where students access their preferred options in their geographic cluster, the document explains.In order to facilitate the movement of students from home schools to lab schools, a shuttle service is provided by the project. Currently, there are nine buses, two of which were acquired since September 2007.Another cluster of schools in the Kingston Metropolitan Area has started participating in the project. Two buses have been acquired for the transportation of students.last_img read more

Community Policing Helping to Douse the Flames of Violence

first_imgRelatedCommunity Policing Helping to Douse the Flames of Violence FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Imagine a blazing inferno, with extremely high flames, where the heat is unbearable and all you can do is run for cover. Now imagine that the same blazing inferno is violence in a community, and despite the heat, the residents have nowhere to run.Today, thanks to the Community Policing initiative in the Gregory Park area of St. Catherine South, and the vision of Community Police Officer, Constable Jeremy Rhoden, residents will not have to run because he is confidently saturating the area with the presence of his colleagues and advancing social programmes for self development, to ensure that violent incidents are contained.“Community Policing is like fighting fire,” Constable Rhoden tells JIS News. “When a fireman fights fire, he has to saturate the outside, so it doesn’t spread. Where the fire is.we don’t just leave it, we put men to contain it and saturate the external areas, so when we go inside the communities we don’t try to tell the bad man to put the gun down, we tell his friend not to start using the gun, because you will be killed. Unite or perish is a better way and we begin to show him areas where he can channel his energies. That is the approach,” he continues.“It is not the fire we are fighting, but we are saturating the area around, so the fire can’t spread. When we do that, we contain the fire and it will have to die out. It will have to!” the Constable declares.One of three Community Police Officers assigned to the Gregory Park area, which includes communities such as Caymanas Gardens, Meadowvale, and Walkers Avenue, Constable Rhoden, who is a son of Grants Pen – an inner city community – is a firm officer, although this is hidden by his seemingly quiet personality. In his late 20s, he has gained much from the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) during the past five years.“Growing up in the inner city was tough and in those days a child was parented by everybody and they instilled a certain level of discipline in me, so when I was growing it still lingered in the back of my mind that you are not supposed to do certain things, irrespective of your circumstances.and that has guided me through,” he relates.“I was able to resist certain pressures and I thought I was being tough but now being a member of the JCF, having done the training..the experiences gained by working as law enforcement in Jamaica has made me very strong,” the Community Police Officer points out.Like others who are engaged in the process of community policing on a daily basis, Constable Rhoden is shunning all views that it is soft policing. While he contends that it may have a ‘soft’ approach, the strategies involved are not.“Community policing is everything but being ‘soft’ policing. For somebody to go into the inner city with the idea to change things, whether bit by bit or to improve life overall, is not soft. When you can tell a youth to get off the corner and find a job, or tell a mother to get her child registered and in school, there is nothing soft in that. What is soft on the outskirts is the approach,” he explains.According to Constable Rhoden, Community Policing is like porridge – a popular Jamaican breakfast.”If you ever drink porridge, you would know that when you pour it in a bowl, it forms a little layer on top that is very cool but the moment you lift that, there is a great amount of heat. Now that’s a Community Police Officer, on the surface he is very calm, but he has to be firm coming face-to-face with the roughest of the rough,” he says.“You cannot be soft, you have to be tough.it’s a porridge like thing, and you have to be smarter than the ordinary cop. Community policing forces you to think and always to stay ahead, because criminals are not books, they have a brain and they watch you and work around you, so you have to be double smart,” Constable Rhoden tells JIS News, adding that it is a 24-hour job.He says that the communities see the officers regularly. “We are their eyes (and) they are our eyes, so the moment somebody sees something that will interest the police, we get a phone call.either at home or work, wherever you are at any time of day,” he informs.“It is pretty taxing.a 24-hour job, because the community is depending on us and they say we are the experts in crime prevention and should work miracles and sometimes we tend to believe we can do that,” Constable Rhoden says.The Constable, who has been in the JCF since 2003, sees the Community Policing initiative as an opportunity to befriend members of the community and receive information that can be used to help the police and ultimately the communities.“What we need to do is be friends with the people, because it’s only a few of them in the community who want to do a particular thing [violence], the majority of them do not want to.but circumstances force them. When you are friends with the community, persons start to trust you and they confide in you,” he notes.“It is effective when we are privileged and people in the communities give you first hand information, because if they are not on your side, you can only act on what you see when you enter the community and it’s usually not a true reflection of what happens there in your absence, and we are reaping benefits because of that approach,” he explains.While not underestimating the fact that residents may give misleading information to officers, Constable Rhoden ensures that the ‘privileged’ information received is accurately processed and disseminated to the relevant authorities.“Sometimes they will trick us, but we are not gullible, so we process the information received among ourselves and diffuse it to the various sections that would be interested, such as Narcotics, Divisional Intelligence Unit or the Special Branch. We have reaped benefits and it only could have happened because of some trustworthy persons,” he points out.Meanwhile, President of the Caymanas Gardens Citizens’ Association, Mertlyn Murdoch, while happy with the Community Policing initiative, is of the view that it could be more effective with an increase in the number of officers on duty, and a bigger police station with more vehicles.“They are capable of doing a better job and they need to be in my area [Caymanas Gardens] more often,” she tells JIS News.For her, additional officers would be good, since they would be able to “reason with the young boys and girls, but especially the boys who usually hang out on the street corners and they need more vehicles. Lack of vehicles shouldn’t be an excuse not to patrol,” she says.According to Miss Murdoch, the Community Policing initiative should have been “up and about a long time ago.it is a good thing. Some policemen and women do not know how to deal with people, but Constable Rhoden and the others are cool,” she notes, adding that when they are in the community other residents and herself feel “more secure and protected.”Community Police Officers have been trained in areas, such as conflict mediation, crime prevention, how to organize youth clubs and other community groups, juvenile delinquency, crime management, and domestic violence.The initiative embraces partnerships between citizens and the police to address the root causes of crime, disorder, and fear of crime. Advertisements RelatedCommunity Policing Helping to Douse the Flames of Violencecenter_img Community Policing Helping to Douse the Flames of Violence UncategorizedJuly 16, 2008 RelatedCommunity Policing Helping to Douse the Flames of Violencelast_img read more

Porsche’s Taycan EV on track to zoom past 911 sales

first_imgTrending in Canada The new Porsche Taycan EV promises to be super-quick—to rechargePorsche set an initial production target of 20,000 vehicles per year, based on a two-shift system, but that can be expanded if needed, production chief Albrecht Reimold told reporters last year. advertisement See More Videos Porsche will up production of the Taycan to meet demand The company has been rapidly building up capacity in recent months. For the 1,500 new hires needed to produce the Taycan, Porsche said Monday that it has recruited nearly 1,000 so far after receiving some 32,000 applications. The training process for the electric-car assembly lasts as long as six months. Trending Videos We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. RELATED TAGSPorscheTaycanSedanLuxuryElectric CarsLuxury CarsElectric VehiclesLuxury VehiclesNew Vehicles Porsche’s iconic 911 sports car, which shaped the German brand’s elite image for decades, may soon get eclipsed by the Taycan EV.Months before its official unveiling in September, Porsche has already amassed deposits for nearly 30,000 Taycans, and the early haul supports plans to lift annual production of the brand’s first all-electric model to 40,000 vehicles, Evercore ISI analyst Arndt Ellinghorst said Monday in a note.With Porsche delivering 35,600 911s last year, the Taycan – to be priced at roughly US$90,000 – could zoom past the conventional two-door to define the brand for the next generation. COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 The Porsche Mission E, the concept that previewed the company’s upcoming Taycan EV  Handout / Porsche ‹ Previous Next › Success of the Taycan is critical for parent company Volkswagen to boost the appeal of electric cars as it prepares for a rollout of battery-powered vehicles for the masses. The Taycan’s arrival could also pose a fresh challenge to Tesla’s Model S, a key vehicle for Elon Musk’s push to make the U.S. electric-car leader profitable.Customers can register as a prospective Taycan buyer by placing a 2,500-euro deposit, which gets deducted from the final purchase price. To help drive uptake, Porsche is installing fast chargers at dealerships in the U.S. and Europe that will load the Taycan’s battery with enough power to drive as far as 100 kilometers (62 miles) in four minutes. The car’s total range on a single charge stands at 500 kilometers.RELATED The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca last_img read more