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Previews2021 Ford Escape: Five Things to Know
The Ford Escape is a popular vehicle in Canada, though not as much as it once was. Now in its fourth generation, this compact SUV faces extremely tough competition. Here are five things you need to know about the 2021 Ford Escape… Four Powertrain Options The Ford Escape offers a …
Previews2022 Honda Civic: Five Things to Know
Canada’s best-selling car, the Honda Civic , is completely new for 2022, introducing a revised powertrain, sleeker design and new technologies. Before you start making plans to buy one, here are five things you need to know about the 2022 Honda Civic... Fresh Looks This new generation marks a radical …
Test Drives2022 Hyundai Tucson: Exciting But Not Super-efficient
"That’s the new Tucson? It’s really hot!" Comments like these—and longing stares—never stopped during my brief time with the all-new 2022 Hyundai Tucson . I’m used to it with sports cars like the Toyota GR Supra and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, or insane machines like the Ram 1500 TRX, but …
Spotlight onDon’t Miss the 2022 Honda Civic Debut Wednesday Night
The all-new, eleventh-generation 2022 Honda Civic will finally make its official debut on Wednesday night at around 9 p.m. ET. The event will be part of a virtual concert on Twitch marking the 20th anniversary of the Civic Tour. As you know, Honda has already provided a couple of previews, …
Test Drives2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: Silently Conquering the Great Outdoors
The all-new 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid has just started to arrive in Canadian dealerships as the brand’s first-ever gas-electric model sold in the country. As far as styling is concerned, you’ll notice some unique blue accents on the body and tow hooks, plus a charging door on the …
Test Drives2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail: Lovably Outdated
While it certainly looks old-fashioned on paper compared to its rivals, the 4Runner has a solid reputation, along with the dynamite resale value that comes with it. The current iteration of this rugged-faced SUV has been on the road for 10 years running with very minor physical and mechanical changes, …

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NewsStellantis: Each Brand is Given 10 Years to Succeed or Else
Ever since FCA and PSA officially merged to form Stellantis , the world’s fourth largest automaker, the future of its 14 brands has been a hot topic. In the past few weeks, CEO Carlos Tavares offered a reassuring stance for the short and medium terms, but things could change significantly …
NewsMazda CX-5, CX-9 Get Pleasant Updates for 2021.5 Model Year
Mazda ’s 2022 models will arrive in late summer or in the fall, but before that the company is making some changes to two of its popular products. As part of a mid-year update, the 2021.5 CX-5 and CX-9 both get extra tech starting with a standard 10.25-inch centre display …
NewsPorsche Introduces New One-off Customization Program
In a move to cater to the ever-growing wishes and requirements of its customers, Porsche is introducing a new one-off car customization program called Sonderwunsch. “We are aiming our offering specifically at customers who attach particular value to realisation of their personal dream vehicle by the Porsche factory and for …
NewsRefreshed 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Finally Shows Its Face
The Volkswagen Tiguan is the best-selling vehicle in the lineup, and yet the German automaker waited four years to perform a mid-cycle update for North America. Slated to launch this fall as a 2022 model, the refreshed Tiguan will have its work cut out for it because the competition is …
NewsFuture Hyundai, Genesis Models Confirmed in Leaked Presentation
In a recent presentation to investors that leaked online, Hyundai provides a bit more information and clarity on its new model offensive for 2021-2022 including its Genesis luxury brand. Let’s start with Genesis, which plans to unveil a brand new electric crossover later this year (the name has yet to …
News2021 Ford Bronco Official Specs Reveal Higher Power, Torque Figures
There’s a silver lining for all those customers eagerly waiting to take delivery of their new 2021 Ford Bronco : while the assembly plant in Wayne, Michigan is down for two weeks due to the chip shortage, we’ve learned the highly anticipated SUV is more powerful than initially advertised. This …
ElectricSubaru Solterra Teased as the Brand’s First EV
Two years after Toyota and Subaru entered a partnership to develop a compact electric SUV for their respective brands, the latter has released an official teaser to confirm the model’s name. As it turns out, it will be called Solterra and not Evoltis as many rumours led us to believe.
NewsFord F-150 Lightning Confirmed, to Debut May 19
It turns out the rumours were true: the fully electric variant of the Ford F-150 will be called “Lightning.” As many enthusiasts remember, the name was previously used for a street performance pickup created by Ford’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT). It’s only fitting to revive it for an electric F-150, …
ElectricMercedes-Benz EQT Concept is a Cool Little EV Van
Mercedes-Benz ’s EQ lineup of electric vehicles will eventually add a small passenger van that’s equal parts classy and practical. And it will look something like the EQT Concept unveiled on Monday. The third letter refers to the new T-Class van that will replace the Citan sold in Europe. Over …
News1.1 Million Honda Accords Under Investigation by NHTSA
The Honda Accord ’s reputation for reliability and safety is now under scrutiny as more than 1.1 million units are the subject of an investigation in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has received 107 complaints about a steering malfunction that affects handling. At least two incidents …

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Test Drives2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback: Hail the Manual Gearbox
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Test Drives2021 Kia Sorento: More Attractive, Yet Less Capable
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Test Drives2021 Land Rover Defender: The Silver Lining to 2020
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Test Drives2021 Mazda CX-9 Review: The Driver’s Family SUV
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Test Drives2021 Dodge Durango: A Dinosaur We Adore
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Test Drives2021 Subaru Crosstrek Outdoor: A Favourite of Canadians
Here’s a vehicle many Canadians are fond of—the Subaru Crosstrek . In 2020, sales of this small, Impreza-based crossover increased 14 percent, trailing only the Hyundai Kona in the segment. In fact, it was one of just two Subaru models that managed to sell more units than they did in …
Test Drives2021 Cadillac Escalade: Royalty Without Borders
The Cadillac Escalade has become a staple of America as much as Elvis, Coca-Cola or Amazon. Originally introduced in 1999 as a response to the Lincoln Navigator , it started as a jazzed-up GMC Yukon Denali sporting a different grille. Over the years, the Escalade has worked its way up …

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