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First Drives2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA: The SUV Evolution
When it was first introduced back in 2014, the Mercedes-Benz GLA was the automotive embodiment of a bipolar disorder. It wasn’t really an SUV, and it wasn’t really a wagon, either. The next generation currently arriving in dealerships across the country fixes that. We’re now talking about a proper small …
First Drives2021 Ford F-150: The Sales Leader Can’t be Dethroned
Six years after the launch of the outgoing generation, the Ford F-150 gets a serious update for 2021. While we’re officially talking about the fourteenth generation, it’s not like Ford designers went back to the drawing board and started from scratch. Sure, all the body panels have been revised to …
First Drives2021 Hyundai Elantra: A Good Step Forward
Things are looking pretty good for Hyundai in Canada. The Korean automaker currently ranks fourth in terms of sales, just behind Honda. Over the next 14 months, six brand new or significantly redesigned products will hit the market including the Elantra, Santa Fe, Tucson, Kona, Santa Cruz and the all-electric …
Previews2021 Subaru Impreza: Five Things to Know
The Subaru Impreza remains one of the best-selling cars in the country and that’s mainly due to the fact that it’s also the most affordable car with all-wheel drive. After receiving various updates a year ago, it returns for 2021 with a few equipment changes. Here are five things you …
Test Drives2021 Nissan Rogue: Beautifully Improved
The Nissan Rogue is the fourth best-selling SUV in the country and a very important product for the Japanese automaker. A little more than 330,000 units have landed in Canadian driveways since 2007 mostly thanks to its attractive pricing. For 2021, Nissan went back to the drawing board and made …
First Drives2021 Kia K5: More Than Just Good Looks
Do you feel that? That’s the wind of change blowing through the Kia lineup for 2021. Gone is the Optima . Here comes the brand new K5 , a much more elegant and advanced family car arriving in dealerships this fall. Why K5? For marketing purposes, Kia has decided to …
First Drives2021 Genesis GV80: Humbling the Competition
Not so long ago, every new SUV that came onto the scene was guaranteed to enjoy success. Now that the market is littered with them, things are different. Some models have been complete failures in terms of sales—think Jaguar E-PACE , Ford EcoSport and Cadillac XT6 . So here comes …

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NewsThe Cheapest Supercars Are in Canada, New Study Finds
Just about everyone dreams of owning a supercar, but very few people actually have the means to afford one. The silver lining? Canada is where you can find the cheapest supercars on the planet. This is according to the Global Supercar Index published by British website Compare the Market .
RecallsGM Ordered to Recall 5.9 Millions Vehicles With Faulty Airbags
We still haven’t heard the last of defective Takata airbag inflators. As it turns out, General Motors will now have to recall some 5.9 million vehicles equipped with these devices. The automaker, believing a recall of these vehicles was not warranted based on the factual and scientific record, sent a …
NewsVolkswagen Passat to be Eliminated in 2023
Despite a relatively significant update for 2020, the Volkswagen Passat lacks modern flair and appeal when compared to many rivals, as we quickly found out in our latest test drive. The time, sadly, has come to move on. Well, guess what? That’s exactly what the German automaker is about to …
ElectricGMC Hummer EV SUV, Chevrolet Electric Pickup Make Surprise Cameo
During its presentation at the virtual Barclays Global Automotive Conference on Thursday, General Motors made several important announcements regarding the development of its next-generation electric vehicles. Chairman and CEO Mary Barra was joined by Doug Parks, Executive Vice President of Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, but a couple …
NewsLincoln Nautilus Gets Significant Update for 2021
The Lincoln Nautilus , which replaced the MKX two years ago, is getting a significant mid-cycle update, although it may not seem like it when you look at the vehicle. Upon closer inspection, the lower front bumper has been revised and no longer features chrome trim around the fog lights.
ElectricGeneral Motors Makes EVs a Priority, Accelerates Plans
General Motors announced on Thursday it will offer 30 all-electric models globally by the end of 2025 and 40 percent of the company’s entries in North America will be battery electric vehicles by that time. To make this a reality, GM will increase its financial commitment to EVs and autonomous …
NewsIs This Actually the New 2022 Kia Sportage?
The current-generation Kia Sportage is four years old and a brand new model is coming for 2022. Similar to its cousin, the Hyundai Tucson , it will receive a complete makeover. And we finally have a preview of what it will look like. Following spy shots of camouflaged prototypes being …
New Models2021 Mercedes-Maybach S 580: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes
Hot the heels of the redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class unveiled this summer, here comes the new Mercedes-Maybach S 580—a stately sedan that raises the bar for comfort and luxury yet again. Just like the first generation, the main sales markets for this car are China, Russia, South Korea, the U.S.

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Test Drives2020 Honda Civic Hatchback: The Practical Alternative
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Test Drives2020 Land Rover Defender: The King of the Mountain is Back
The legendary Land Rover Defender made its triumphant return last summer and, unlike the previous generation, the new one is available in Canada. If you don’t know the Defender, well, shame on you. It’s arguably the heart and soul of the British manufacturer. In fact, without this model, Land Rover …
Test DrivesToyota Tundra: Five Things We Want in the Next Generation
A lot of things have been said and written about the current-generation Toyota Tundra . After all, it dates all the way back to… 2007. Of course, the automaker has made a few changes and updates over the years, most notably in 2014, but it’s never been able to threaten …
Test Drives2020 Aston Martin DB11: The Sleek British GT From Germany
The 2020 Aston Martin DB11 is one sexy Brit—although with the available twin-turbocharged AMG V8 engine it has a lot of German muscle. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder; well, in our humble opinion, this car is drop dead gorgeous… even in Sunburst Yellow. Yeah, that …

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