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Tires8 Great Tips and Reminders for Winter Tire Buyers
October is typically a good time to perform fall maintenance and prepare your vehicle for the cold season, including scheduling an appointment to have your winter tires installed. Car owners in need of a new set of tires shouldn’t waste any time, especially this year. As previously reported, the tire …
BlogImperium Motors Makes Great First Impression in Canada
The onslaught of electric vehicles is only beginning, so don’t be surprised to see new car companies arrive and try to show struggling legacy automakers how it’s done. Sweden’s Polestar was the big name last year. Now, it might be Imperium Motor Company’s turn. Starting in December 2021, the California-based …
Test Drives2021 BMW 330e xDrive: Do the (Right) Math
While plug-in hybrid SUVs are starting to grow in number, selection is more limited when it comes to cars. In the compact luxury sedan segment, the BMW 3 Series and Volvo S60 are the only ones to offer this technology right now (Mercedes-Benz has opted not to bring its plug-in …
First Drives2022 Porsche 911 GTS: The 911 Sauce with the Proper Kick
There is something for all tastes and all (sizeable) budgets in the 911 range. While prices currently range between $115,000 and $180,000, options can easily push a mid-range model well over $ 200,000. But one fact remains, no matter which variant you choose, the 911 rarely disappoints. The big guns …
Test Drives2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Play First, Work Later
We tend to forget that pickups are primarily designed for work. There was a time when refinement, driving dynamics and luxurious content were not really a concern for manufacturers. They simply wanted to build tough, capable vehicles that could withstand a lot of abuse. Now, things have changed. Many people …
PreviewsThe 2022 Toyota Tundra Goes Hybrid
Until today, the Toyota Tundra has essentially been the truck of your father-in-law who shuns American brands. It is the quiet member of the full-size pickup class and is, statistically, less often seen on consumer shopping lists. Hence, spotting one on a construction site or towing a camper is a …
GalleriesBMW Classic Collection is a Treasure Chest for Car Lovers
BMW Classic is the branch of the BMW Group responsible for all activities concerning the history of the company, including the restoration of classic cars from the BMW collection and others owned by wealthy individuals. Covering a total area of 13,000 square metres, the site is located around the corner …
Test Drives2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1: Hardcore to the Mach
Muscle car and pony car enthusiasts were sad to see Ford axe their beloved Shelby GT350 not long after the fabulous, 760-horsepower Shelby GT500 became the new alpha stallion in the Mustang lineup. They can find solace in the return of the illustrious Mach 1 , however. This new model …

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BuzzOver 3,000 New BMWs and MINIs Left to Rot in Vancouver
At a time when many dealer lots are eerily empty due to the chip shortage and other production delays, you could have a hard time wrapping your head around the fact that more than 3,000 new BMW and MINI cars have been left abandoned in a Vancouver lot… for nearly …
NewsRam Unveils Its Most Expensive Pickup Ever
Ram today unveiled three special editions of the popular Ram 1500 (as if there weren’t enough already) at the annual State Fair of Texas. Two of them will go on sale in Canada including one that is the most expensive and exclusive pickup ever offered by the brand. We’re talking …
NewsNext-gen Porsche 718 Models to Go Fully Electric, Report Claims
We learned back in June that Porsche was planning a smaller, cheaper electric car that would slot below the Taycan and directly rival the Tesla Model 3 , Polestar 2 and more. This time Car and Driver is saying it has received confirmation that the next generation of the 718 …
Recalls2017 Hyundai Tucson, Sonata May Need Engine Replacement
Hyundai Canada has just announced a recall on 34,607 vehicles across the country. Affected models include the 2017 Sonata Hybrid sedan and 2017 Tucson SUV, all equipped with the 2.0-litre engine. In some cases, the connecting rod bearings could wear prematurely. As a result, there could be an abnormal knocking …
News2022 Honda Passport Gains More Rugged Looks, TrailSport Model
Following the lead of the refreshed 2021 Ridgeline pickup, the 2022 Honda Passport midsize SUV is updated and boasts more rugged looks. It starts with a new squared-off nose and upright grille design unique to the Passport , a new hood with a pronounced power bulge, revised bumpers and new …
NewsConfirmed: Ford Bronco Raptor Coming in 2022
It’s not a secret that Ford is working on a beefed-up, high-performance variant of the new Bronco , naturally to be called Bronco Raptor, but today the company made it official with a teaser announcing its debut sometime in 2022. Ford CEO Jim Farley had a warning for fans on …
News30 Million Additional Vehicles With Takata Airbags Now Under Probe
Sick of the Takata saga yet? Every time you think it’s over a shocking new development surfaces. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed on Tuesday that it has opened an investigation into 30 million additional vehicles that could be driving with defective airbag inflators made by the …

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Test Drives2021 Aston Martin DBX: The SUV Prince
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Test Drives2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat: What the Hell is That?
The new 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat is arguably one of the strangest vehicles you can find on the market right now. Why? Well, think about it. This is a medium-to-large SUV with seating for up to seven and aging looks, yet it packs a monstrous engine delivering over 700 …
Test Drives2021 Mazda6: Stealthy and Explosive
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Test Drives2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: Silently Conquering the Great Outdoors
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Test Drives2022 Kia Carnival: There’s No Shame in Being a Minivan
While Xennials and Millennials mainly remember being hauled around in a Pontiac Trans Sport, Ford Aerostar, Dodge Caravan, or even a Mazda MPV (if your parents were weird) generations who attended soccer practice after that most likely got there in the back of an SUV. The minivan isn’t dead, but …

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