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Previews2019 Honda Ridgeline Preview
When Honda launched the Ridgeline back in 2005 as a 2006 model, it immediately stood apart from the rest of the pickup-truck segment in North America. It boasted unibody construction and integrated its bed into the bodywork, and although it was considered by many truck enthusiasts as not being a …
First Drives2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Excitement Included!
ORFORD, Quebec – Everyone mocked me for being excited about this car. The truth is that before I went off on this official product launch, I’d already driven it. I knew what I was in for, but for a moment I must admit I thought maybe I’d gone too far …
Spotlight on2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon: We're Going to Drive it for Real!
This won’t be our usual media drive program, because we’ll be in Lake Tahoe, California, to drive the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon on… the Rubicon Trail! The trail, whose name served as the inspiration for the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, is a 35-km long off-road course that incorporates some of the …
Spotlight onWoodward Dream Cruise: Classic Cars and New Vehicle Reveal
The Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit has become the world's largest one-day automotive event, drawing close to 1.5 million people and 40,000 classic cars each year. Those stats are according to the organizers, but even if they are a little off, the whole event seems like an unthinkable achievement, considering …

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NewsNew Features for the 2019 Mazda CX-9
Mazda is playing catch-up with its midsize SUV by introducing some comfort and convenience features for the 2019 model year. First and foremost, the 2019 Mazda CX-9 finally gets Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, now standard in every trim level. Meanwhile, the CX-9 GT trim adds a 360-degree camera …
NewsThe 2019 BMW 3 Series… Dressed in Camouflage
Once again, BMW is launching a new or redesigned by first showing it off wrapped in camouflage. The 2019 3 Series Sedan shown here seems to be just about ready for prime time with an overall shape that resembles both the current-generation car and the 5 Series . The 3 …
News2019 Toyota C-HR Offers More Features and New Base Trim
For its second year on the Canadian market, the funky subcompact crossover gets a new LE trim that will be priced at a more affordable level, and will offer new features as well. The 2019 Toyota C-HR LE receives an Entune 3.0 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay integration (sorry, Android …
NewsSubaru Launches the Exclusive 2019 WRX Raiu Edition in Canada
A new, limited-edition variant of the sport sedan has been added to the Japanese brand’s line-up. As a matter of fact, the 2019 Subaru WRX Raiu Edition will be a Canadian exclusivity with only 100 units produced. Based on the WRX Sport-tech RS, the Raiu Edition—which means thunderstorm in Japanese—gets …
News2019 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe: Refreshed Styling and New Sport Trim
Canada’s best-selling car—in Sedan and Coupe format—is getting some mild changes for the 2019 model year, including a subtle cosmetic update and greater availability of the company’s Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety driving aids. All versions of the Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe receive restyled front fascia, a chrome …
ElectricAudi e-tron Impresses at Pikes Peak Ahead of World Debut
Every new vehicle undergoes a wide array of tests before it hits the market and the upcoming Audi e-tron, the brand’s first all-electric SUV, has just delivered an impressive performance at Pikes Peak—only instead of climbing up the famous Colorado mountain, it spent time going downhill. Audi says the e-tron …
NewsFord Mustang Hits Major Milestone with 10-millionth Unit
Did you like our first-drive review of the all-new 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt ? Our journalist Antoine Joubert had a real blast with this car, which marks the latest incarnation of a true automotive legend. Recently, the legend wrote another page in its big history book with the production of …
News2019 Subaru Forester: Pricing Announced
The thoroughly redesigned 2019 Subaru Forester will be hit Canadian dealerships this fall, and the automaker has just announced its pricing structure. The Forester is built on a new platform, riding on a slightly longer wheelbase that allows for increased rear-seat legroom. The cargo area opening is much wider for …
Electric2020 Porsche Taycan Specs Now Confirmed
We promised you more details about the upcoming 2020 Porsche Taycan, the German automaker’s first-ever all-electric automobile, and now we have them as Porsche recently issued a press release confirming some of the technical specs of the highly promising Mission E concept. When it goes on sale in late 2019 …
New ModelsRezvani Tank: Urban Assault
Since the current market trend favours utility vehicles, there are now many to choose from, and there’s one to satisfy the needs and wants of just about everybody. And in the United States, a little automaker has decided to slip itself into the lucrative luxury SUV segment. Founded by Ferris …

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Let’s stop pretending we’re not parents for a while and figure out what we really need in a family vehicle. Taking the kids to hockey practice, carpooling, going camping, heading to the cottage, fetching the groceries; all these tasks require a spacious vehicle, one in which everyone fits without arguments …
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Test Drives2018 Honda Ridgeline: One Size Fits All
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Test Drives2018 Chevrolet Traverse: Bigger, Smaller, Better
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Test Drives2018 Toyota Sienna: an Older Product, but Still Palatable
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Test Drives2018 GMC Terrain: a Loveable, but Expensive SUV
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Test Drives2018 Nissan Armada: Canyonero
It’s easy to see the Nissan Armada as a big rolling joke. In a world where the entire industry speaks of electrification, downsizing and reducing our carbon footprint, the sheer idea of a near-6000-pound, V8-powered, body-on-frame SUV does indeed seem somewhat ridiculous. The most ironic thing here is that although …
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Silverwax Insect Remover - Motoring TV
We all enjoy driving in the summertime except maybe for the bugs that end their lives splattered on the front of your vehicle. It can be a difficult task trying to remove them and without scratching your paint job. Well among the products offered by Silverwax, an all Canadian company, …
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Zach Robichon At 21 Hours of Sebring - Motoring TV
Motoring TV is "about cars and the people who drive them" But now and then we visit the racetrack and meet drivers and their race cars. And that was the case at this year's 12 Hours of Sebring where we met a young Canadian who's never met a race car …
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2019 Cadillac XT4 - Motoring TV
Fact: The small-SUV segment is hot. Fact: 59 is average age of Cadillac owners in North America while in China the age is 25. Fact: The Cadillac XT4 is aimed at hopefully attracting the 35-45 year old customers in Canada and U.S. We attended the unveil in New York. .
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