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First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Put to the Test in EV Land
After developing its EV expertise with the SLS AMG Electric Drive and the smart fortwo electric drive over the past decade, Mercedes-Benz is now ready to play the mass production game with the introduction of the EQC, the first official member of its new EQ family. When it arrives in …
First Drives2019 Porsche 911 Speedster: Fast, Ferocious, Exclusive
There are more than 25 variations of the Porsche 911, and there’s at least one that’s bound to tickle any sports car enthusiast’s fancy. The German manufacturer is launching yet another version, the very last one based on the 991-generation car, and it’s called the 911 Speedster. We got the …
First Drives2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350: I Will Never Change
DETROIT (Michigan) – If you came here to read about autonomous, electric or sensible cars, you’re at the wrong place. We invite you to read other articles published by The Car Guide . What you have here is the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, a car born from a desire …
First Drives2020 Toyota Corolla: The Beige Corolla is Dead… Almost
Toyota has completely redesigned and improved the Corolla sedan for 2020, a year after introducing the new Corolla Hatchback. The Japanese automaker aimed to make the Corolla more dynamic and more attractive to young drivers. And to ensure no one ever calls it “beige” again, the PR staff at the …
TechnologyVezo 360, a Smart 4K Dashcam with Drowsiness Detection
In order to prevent thousands of road accidents caused by drowsy driving, a Korean-based tech startup called ArVizon recently launched a smart 360-degree dashcam with available artificial intelligence that can detect signs of fatigue behind the wheel and immediately alert drivers. The Vezo 360's proprietary sensor technology constantly tracks the …
First Drives2020 Kia Telluride: Think Big, Korean Style
Long considered a stronghold of American manufacturers, the three-row midsize SUV segment is now populated by companies from all over the globe. This year, it’s Kia’s turn to think big. Meet the largest vehicle ever offered by the Korean brand, the 2020 Telluride. Make no mistake, though: apart from the …

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ElectricThis is the New Bolt… Usain’s, of Course
Bolt Mobility, the new company started by retired Olympic champion Usain Bolt, yesterday unveiled in Paris a prototype of electric microcar that reminds us of the Renault Twizy. It’s called Nano. What? You expected a powerful supercar? Okay, we did, too. Much like the world’s fastest sprinter, this little two-seater …
BuzzWatch: 750-Hp Mitsubishi Mirage Climbs Hill Like There’s no Tomorrow
Many people keep wondering why Mitsubishi chose to abandon cars in North America except for the Mirage . As one of the cheapest vehicles on the market (MSRP of $10,998), it does attract more people into showrooms, but this sub-compact car lacks refinement, styling is questionable and the tiny 1.2-litre …
NewsCalifornia Threatens Ban on Combustion Engines
California is not kidding around when it comes to fighting climate change and particularly dirty vehicles. In reaction to the Trump administration’s plan to relax emissions standards in the United States, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has already turned to the courts and now its chairman Mary Nichols is …
NewsCourt Approves Settlement Against Ford and its Dual-clutch Transmission
A Canada-wide settlement has just been reached with Ford certified by the Supreme Court of Ontario. It involves the manufacturer’s PowerShift dual-clutch transmission. Customers who purchased or leased a 2011-2016 Fiesta or 2012-2016 Focus may receive anywhere between $65 and $2,932 in cash or a Ford certificate ranging in value …
NewsExclusive Surprise! The Ford Fusion Isn’t Dead Yet
Around this time last year, Ford made the shocking announcement that it would eliminate all of its cars in North America except for the iconic Mustang. The Focus and C-MAX did not survive the 2018 model year and today we’ve found out that the Fiesta and Taurus will end with …
NewsGM’s Full-size SUVs to be Redesigned for 2021
Most of the talk surrounding General Motors’ SUVs these days involves the all-new Cadillac XT6 and Chevrolet Blazer , not to mention the planned return of the Trailblazer in Canada. But what about the automaker’s full-size rigs? Let’s just say they haven’t made headlines in a long time. It looks …
New ModelsMINI Puts 301 Hp in New John Cooper Works Models
If you thought MINI’s John Cooper Works models had plenty of power already, prepare to be blown away. When they go on sale in Canada this summer, the new 2020 MINI JCW Clubman ALL4 and JCW Countryman ALL4 will feature the mightiest production engine in the British brand’s 60-year history, …
New ModelsAll-new McLaren GT Marks a Different Chapter for the Brand
Previewed by last week’s teaser, the all-new McLaren GT was finally revealed today as the first true Grand Tourer in the McLaren family, alongside the existing Sports, Super and Ultimate Series. It is aimed at a new type of McLaren buyers looking for more comfort, space and usability in their …
New Models2020 Audi A4 Announced with Fresh Styling and Tech
Audi has just introduced a redesigned A4 lineup to replace the current 2019 models in North America. While the exterior changes are rather subtle, designers and engineers made some significant updates inside and under the hood. The A4 has been integrated into the brand’s new design language, seen on the …
ElectricHyundai Teams up with Rimac for Electric Sports Car
Hyundai and Kia have announced that they will invest a combined 80 million euros (approx. $120 million) in Croatia’s Rimac Automobili to develop an electric version of Hyundai’s RM16 N mid-engine sports concept and a high-performance fuel cell electric vehicle. We could see the prototypes as early as next year.

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Test Drives2018 Ford EcoSport: Covering All the Bases
As the subcompact SUV and crossover segment is growing in popularity, Ford decided it was time to stop watching the parade go by and step in with its own vehicle. The EcoSport is new to the U.S. and Canadian markets, but it’s not a fresh design. Not a problem, as …
Test Drives2019 Subaru WRX STI: It’s Got Character
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Test Drives2019 Toyota Corolla: Deal or no Deal?
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Test Drives2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition: Ok, Now What?
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Test Drives2018 Hyundai Accent: Leading the Pack
In the past few years, the Hyundai Accent attracted many Canadian customers with its affordable price—and excellent finance and lease incentives—as well as its spacious cockpit and comfortable ride. And now that it’s been redesigned for the 2018 model year, it has become more refined et quieter than ever. Still, …
Test Drives2018 Nissan Frontier: What the Heck is Instagram?
The midsize pickup truck market will gain traction with the arrival of the 2019 Ford Ranger and the recent launch of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator . By 2022, the Ram brand will introduce a new pickup as well, and there are persistent rumours that Hyundai will bring one to market, …

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2020 Mazda CX-30
Described as a new core model, the CX-30 slots between the diminutive (too small for some) CX-3 and the popular CX-5 . It embodies the latest evolution of Mazda’s KODO design language, with a particularly sexy hood line and rear section, while adding sizable cladding around the wheel arches for …
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Audi Q4 e-tron concept
Smaller than the e-tron quattro , the new Q4 e-tron Concept features a long wheelbase that maximizes interior room. In terms of size, it stands at 4.59 metres long, 1.90 metres wide and 1.61 metres tall. During the press conference, Audi president and CEO Bram Schott announced that the Q4 …
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Volkswagen ID. Buggy
Barely four metres long and slightly less than two metres wide, the I.D. Buggy concept is a cute nod to the good old dune buggies that were powered by Volkswagen Beetle engines. As was the case then, it comes standard with rear-wheel drive. However, an AWD system could be fitted …
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“The Battista represents purity, beauty and rarity, and a vision for sustainability that appeals to the heart as much as the head,” said Michael Perschke, CEO, Automobili Pininfarina. It will be the most powerful car ever designed and built in Italy and will make you fall in love with electric …
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