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Test Drives2021 Chrysler Grand Caravan: The Reign is Over
The old but successful Dodge Grand Caravan is dead now, much to the chagrin of budget-conscious Canadian families. Meanwhile at Chrysler, the Pacifica is a high-quality though expensive product that still can’t sell in respectable numbers. In order to attract customers looking for a more affordable minivan, the brand launched …
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 …

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NewsAirbag Failures Lead to Class Action Lawsuit Against GM Canada
A class action lawsuit against General Motors of Canada has been filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia by Garcha & Company on behalf of William Arthur Baldridge, who purchased a Chevrolet Silverado 2500 in April 2005. The class action, which includes all consumers in Canada except the Province …
NewsIt’s Now Volvo’s Turn to Ditch Leather in Future Cars
Following the lead of its performance brand Polestar , Swedish automaker Volvo is taking an ethical stand for animal welfare. Starting with the new 2022 C40 Recharge , all fully electric Volvo models in the future will be completely leather-free. As reported in February, MINI is another car brand that …
NewsChip Shortage to Cost Auto Industry $260B in 2021, Firm Predicts
As several auto executives and market analysts expect the ongoing global chip shortage to last through 2022, U.S. consulting firm AlixPartners predicted on Thursday the global auto industry will lose over $260 billion this year. This is way more than the $140 billion it forecast in May. According to AlixPartners, …
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 …

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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 …
Test Drives2021 Audi RS e-tron GT: The Taycan Turbo’s Sexy Cousin
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Test Drives2021 Subaru Forester: Practical, But Stuck in the Middle
The Subaru Forester is still one of the Japanese automaker’s most popular vehicles, but as far as compact SUVs go it’s the second worst-selling model in Canada, ahead of the Mitsubishi Outlander which is transitioning to a new generation for 2022. The problem is fierce competition not only from other …
Test Drives2021 Kia K5 GT Line: One Engine Shy of Perfection
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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 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 …

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