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Test Drives2020 Hyundai Venue: Formerly Known as Accent
Come 2021, Hyundai will stop selling the Accent in North America. From this point on, the Venue will become the brand’s entry-level product, undercutting the completely redesigned 2021 Elantra compact sedan by a few dollars. While the Korean automaker is marketing the Venue as a small utility vehicle, don’t be …
Test Drives2020 Ford Mustang GT: The V8 You Can’t Live Without
Not so long ago, you could easily find a V8 under the hood of a large, midsize or even compact car. But now that fuel economy and CO2 emissions have become major concerns, automakers are developing vehicles with smaller-displacement engines instead. While today’s Ford Mustang is available with a four-cylinder …
Test Drives2020 Infiniti Q50: Here’s the Problem With This Car
Some cars are so awesome they receive unanimous approval. Others crush the competition with unbeatable specs. And then there are polarizing cars that we spend an excessive amount of time arguing about. One such model is the Infiniti Q50 . More specifically, the 2020 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition AWD we …
MechanicalStudy: The Best Repair Shops for Your Car
This year is quite different from every other due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is having a significant impact on the auto industry and consumers alike. But get this: while the average cost per visit for maintenance and repair is on the rise, so is satisfaction both at dealerships and …

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DetroitDetroit Auto Show Pushed to September 2021
After cancelling the 2020 edition due to COVID-19, the organizers of the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit announced they are moving the event to a later date next year. Originally planned for June 2021 (after being held for decades in January), the Motor City classic will run …
News2021 Chevrolet Silverado Adds Multi-Flex Tailgate, More Towing Power
One of the main differences between the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and its cousin, the GMC Sierra , will be a thing of the past in 2021 as the former adds the option of a Multi-Flex tailgate. Several other enhancements have been made to Chevy’s full-size pickup, so let’s do a …
NewsFord Bronco Adds 7-speed Manual Option to Sasquatch Package
Remember the petition launched by Ford Bronco fans a few weeks ago urging the company to expand the availability of the seven-speed manual gearbox? Well, Ford has heard the message and is doing something about it. Indeed, those who select the high-performance off-road Sasquatch package when ordering their two-door or …
ElectricEV Chargers Coming to Couche-Tard, Circle K, Mac’s Stores
Alimentation Couche-Tard, which recently cracked Forbes magazine’s list of the top 200 companies in the world, plans to install electric vehicle chargers at its gas stations in North America. The Laval, Quebec-based convenience store powerhouse already has some experience in that department, having launched a pilot in Norway a few …
NewsUpdated 2021 GMC Sierra Trucks Make Towing Even Easier
General Motors cannot realistically catch the Ford F-150 in terms of sales, especially with the latter coming to market this fall with a brand new generation, but that doesn’t mean it should wait a year or two to make some upgrades. After launching a completely redesigned GMC Sierra for 2019 …
ElectricWatch and Learn More Details on Electric Ford F-150
As previously reported, the all-electric Ford F-150 will not be ready until mid-2022. However, while announcing the start of production of the new, fourteenth-generation 2021 F-150 today at the Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Michigan, the automaker confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build …
NewsConfirmed: 2021 Mazda CX-30 Turbo to Hit the Market This Winter
Mazda Mexico spilled the beans last week, but as promised the official announcement came today: the sexy CX-30 is getting a turbo engine. And we won’t have to wait very long because it’s coming as early as the 2021 model year. Following the lead of the Mazda3 , which uses …
NewsBugatti Set to be Sold by Volkswagen to Rimac
Bugatti , one of the world’s most prestigious automakers, is reportedly on the verge of being sold to Croatian builder Rimac. Currently owned by Volkswagen AG, the French supercar company will become the property of entrepreneur Mate Rimac, Manager Magazine said on Thursday citing people familiar with the talks. Reuters …
NewsMitsubishi Teases Refreshed 2022 Eclipse Cross
Mitsubishi , which plans to offer a fully updated vehicle lineup in showrooms across the country by next spring, has just posted a teaser for the refreshed 2022 Eclipse Cross . The model will arrive at Canadian dealerships sometime during the first quarter of 2021. Don’t expect a complete overhaul, …

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Test Drives2020 Dodge Grand Caravan: One Last Time
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Test Drives2020 Subaru WRX Sport-tech RS: A Mighty Fine Driver’s Car
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Test Drives2020 Volvo S60 R-Design: Just Give it a Chance
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Test Drives2020 Chevrolet Traverse: Former Star Shines Not so Bright
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Test Drives2020 Buick Encore GX: One More SUV…
The all-new Buick Encore GX expands the brand’s SUV lineup between the entry-level Encore and the slightly larger Envision . This model will not replace the Encore, GM assures. How about in a year or two? Well, that might depend on customer demand and how the new Encore GX affects …

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