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First Drives2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: The Evolution of a Pioneer
2018 feels like yesterday, literally. Yet, in just a few years, the automotive market has radically evolved, so much that the compact plug-in hybrid SUV segment has reached maturity. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hit the market at the beginning of that very year. And even if the automaker seemed to …
Test Drives2022 Nissan Altima: Competent but Overlooked
The midsize sedan segment is not what it used to be. Modern families are now largely gravitating toward SUVs, meaning cars like the Nissan Altima often get overlooked. Why should you buy this model over a Toyota Camry , Honda Accord , Chevrolet Malibu , Hyundai Sonata , Kia K5 …
Features and TipsFord F-150: the Recall List Keeps Growing
Three things are certain with the Ford F-150 : it’s the top selling pickup, there are plenty of trim and configuration choices, and.. it's often recalled for safety issues. Take, for example, the last generation, the one that began for model year 2021. We’re already at 17 recalls, of which …
Test Drives2023 Mercedes-Benz EQB SUV: Entry-Level Luxury Do-It-All
Mercedes-Benz is about to run of letters from the Roman alphabet to name its numerous models. But if you haven’t figured it by now, everything with EQ from the Stuttgart automaker is electrified. Hence, the EQB SUV is the GLB SUV’s electric counterpart. It is based on the exact same …
Pre-owned vehiclesPre-Owned Honda CR-V: How Much Should You Pay?
The Honda CR-V is certainly one of the most popular vehicles with consumers, but unfortunately, it’s also a number a popular target for car thieves in Quebec, according to the statistics. There are many reasons to want one, whether you are a family or just someone who needs a good …
Features and TipsWhat Does the 'Snow Mode' Do?
For motorists, good winter tires are just as important in the cold season as vigilance on the road. Modern vehicles certainly make it easier for us with their various electronic control systems, which sometimes can be set depending on your current needs. For example, a good number of vehicles feature …
Pre-owned vehiclesHow to Choose a Good Pre-Owned Pickup
Pickup trucks are increasingly popular in the new vehicle market and this is especially true with compact and midsize models, as shown by the recent addition of the Ford Maverick and Hyundai Santa Cruz , not to mention the Jeep Gladiator and the return of the Ford Ranger a few …
Test Drives2023 Porsche 911 Carrera T: One Among 27
There are now 27 different configurations of the Porsche 911 in Canada. From the base Carrera to the exclusive Sport Classic and everything in between, selection is aplenty. There’s the return of the GT3 RS after a long hiatus, the Sport Design 50th Anniversary model, and the newly introduced 911 …

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ElectricCybertruck to Have 1MW Charging Capability Just Like Tesla Semi
Initially planned for fall 2021, production of the controversial Tesla Cybertruck has been delayed a couple of times and will finally start in 2023. However, the finished product has not even been shown yet, so exact specifications remain unclear. As the company delivered the first production units of its Tesla …
News2023 Honda Pilot is Just the Latest Honda With Jacked-up Prices
The new, fourth-generation 2023 Honda Pilot will go on sale on December 12, sure to disappoint potential customers that were still clinging to the hope of minor price bumps. At this point no one should be surprised, though. We’ve seen it with the smaller HR-V and CR-V , both completely …
ElectricVolkswagen Actively Looking to Build EV Battery Plant in Canada
Volkswagen today got one step closer to establishing a future EV battery plant in Canada. CEO Oliver Blume and the Canadian Minister for Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, signed an Addendum to the non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of August this year to identify suitable sites for a cell …
ElectricReport Shows Toyota, Honda Are Losing Customers to EV Rivals
A new report by S&P Global Mobility shows that consumers moving to electric vehicles in 2022 are largely doing so from Toyota and Honda due to a lack of such options in their respective portfolios. After spending years on improving fuel economy in ICE-powered vehicles, with or without hybrid technology, …
New Models2023 Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato is Your Rally-Prepped Exotic
Sports car and off-road driving enthusiasts now have some fantastic options to combine their two passions. Following the Porsche 911 Dakar introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show earlier this month, here’s the new 2023 Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato . This is the production version of the concept that was announced …
ElectricThese Are the 10 Most Anticipated Electric Pickups
Electric cars are nice, but what about pickups? These machines are all over the place, and it’s about time they get the battery treatment, too. Several automakers are actively working on fully electric trucks. Heck, a pair of models have already hit the road in Canada as we write these …
NewsNew Performance Pack Boosts Audi RS 6 Avant, RS 7 to 621 Horsepower
If you thought Audi was going to let its fearsome RS 6 Avant and RS 7 continue forward without any upgrades, you’re wrong. The company today announced that both models will be available in a new Performance trim. The highlight here is increased power from the twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine.

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Test Drives2022 Lexus NX: Job Nicely Done
Fully redesigned for 2022, the Lexus NX ranks among the most popular luxury SUVs in Canada, but remains in the shadow of the larger RX , which is all-new for 2023. Now manufactured in Canada (similar to the RX), it stands out with a selection of four powertrain options and …
Test Drives2022 Volkswagen ID.4: If Only VW Had More Units to Sell
Volkswagen got a lot of people excited when it introduced the all-new ID.4 in the fall of 2020. There was a spacious, fully electric vehicle with a base Canadian MSRP of $44,995, making it eligible to both federal and provincial rebates. Almost too good to be true. Nearly two years …
Test Drives2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid: You Can be my Wingman Anytime...
We never thought the words “fuel efficient” and “pickup” would ever come together and be harmonious. Despite all the advancements with fully electrified rides and hybrid systems, it just didn’t seem possible. Until now. Let’s get one thing out of the way: I adore a small pickup. I know, I …
Test Drives2022 Porsche Taycan GTS: Taking Charge
Porsche did everything it could to emulate the signature Porsche experience in the electric Taycan. Impressive power delivery and absolutely phenomenal handling are definitely part of the mix. But critics, including The Car Guide journalist Gabriel Gelinas, have also pointed out that the Taycan is quite heavy when driven spiritedly …
Test Drives2023 Ram HD 2500 Rebel: Off-Road Hauling
Ram promises to electrify most of its models by 2025. And in 2030, all segments will be covered. For example, the new ProMaster BEV should be ready to deliver goods as early as 2023, and the Ram 1500 EV will hit the market in 2024. It all sounds very promising.
Test Drives2022 Ford Explorer Hybrid: From Montreal to NYC and Back
Rising gas prices have boosted demand for electric and hybrid vehicles. Alas, three-row midsize SUV buyers have few options to choose from if they don’t want to spend all their money at pump. In fact, there are just two: the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Ford Explorer Hybrid. We’ve previously reviewed …
Test Drives2022 Mercedes-AMG GT 53: Happy Medium
As the third model to be exclusively developed by AMG, the GT 4-Door Coupe is currently available in several variants powered by six- and eight-cylinder engines. The latest one, called GT 63 S E Performance , is a plug-in hybrid that generates a combined 821 horsepower and a whopping 1,084 …

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