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Test Drives2018 Ford F-250: Continuing its Dominance
Ford has been Canada’s truck leader for the past 51 years and it doesn’t look like that will be changing anytime soon. Unwilling to get too comfortable at #1 and not afraid to take chances by tinkering with established products, Ford reworked the 2017 F-Series Super Duty from the ground …
First Drives2018 Nissan Kicks: Urban Star
MONTREAL, Quebec – Let’s face it; the automobile landscape is changing to fit our lifestyles and society. Cars are getting generally smaller for urban use, they’re much more fuel efficient because it’s good both for the environment and our wallet, and the younger generation of car buyers—a shrinking number, unfortunately—doesn’t …
First Drives2019 Jaguar I-PACE: the EV Battle is Upon Us
ALGRAVE, Portugal – When I asked John Lindo, director of public relations at Jaguar Land Rover Canada, about the availability of the 2019 Jaguar I-PACE when it hits showrooms this September, his response was brief but clear: “we are building them, and they will be available.” This is one of …
First Drives2019 Acura RDX: Some Personality at Last!
You probably already know that the MDX and RDX generate the highest volume of sales at Honda’s luxury brand. This was true long before SUV sales skyrocketed. With the competition heating up across all SUV categories, Acura has decided to stand pat for now and rely on this tandem. For …
Test Drives2018 Toyota Sienna: an Older Product, but Still Palatable
The current, third-generation Toyota Sienna was released way back in 2011, which means this vehicle is in its eighth production year—a bit of an elder in the automotive industry. A manufacturer can get away with this if the product is good, so this is an early indication of what to …

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NewsSpinelli Toyota’s Grand Opening in Lachine Was A Memorable Soiree
The grand opening of Spinelli Toyota Lachine’s new facility celebrated the more-than-50-year-long love affair between the Spinelli family, the Lachine Borough and Japan’s most reputed automobile manufacturer. LACHINE, QUEBEC June 13, 2018 , comfort, hospitality and entertainment aptly sums up the memorable occa­sion that was the official grand opening of …
NewsAudi’s Top Chief Arrested in Dieselgate-Related Case
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler, who was seen this spring promoting the brand’s efforts in Formula E at the Rome and Paris E-Prix races, couldn’t escape Volkswagen AG’s dark past on Monday. He was arrested at his home in Ingolstadt and is being detained for fear that he might obstruct or …
NewsJeep Grand Cherokee, Ford Explorer Fail Latest IIHS Crash Test
Vehicle safety has made huge process in recent years especially with the addition of advanced driver assist systems, but when it comes to crash protection, shockingly, a lot of improvement can still be made. Take the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) latest passenger-side small overlap test on midsize …
NewsHyundai HDC-2 Grandmaster Concept Previews Upcoming Full-Size SUV
After introducing the “Sensuous Sportiness” design philosophy with the HDC-1 Le Fil Rouge sedan concept at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, Hyundai took another step in this new direction with the reveal of its latest SUV concept vehicle, the HDC-2 Grandmaster, at the 2018 Busan International Motor Show …
News2018 International Engine of the Year Award Winners
The winners of the prestigious 2018 International Engine of the Year awards were announced recently and Ferrari largely dominated the competition. Tesla and the Volkswagen Group also shined. In addition to its first-place finish in the Best Performance Engine and Best 3-Litre to 4-litre categories, the Italian automaker’s 3.9-litre twin-turbo …
News2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI: Same Base Price, More Connectivity
The Japanese manufacturer has just announced the 2019 editions of its WRX and WRX STI sport sedans, and although they’re ripe for a redesign, they’ll soldier on without any major changes for the next year. And they are now on sale. However, the standard-issue infotainment system now gets a 6.5-inch …
New ModelsAll-New 2019 Audi Q8 Makes Global Debut
Following the Q8 Concept of late 2016 and a recent mini-series of videos titled #Q8unleashed, the all-new 2019 Audi Q8 made its anticipated global debut yesterday at the Audi Brand Summit in Shenzhen, China. It’s another one of those coupe-style SUVs from Germany, and it offers seating for five, advanced …
News2019 BMW X5 Unveiled!
In the last year, le German automaker unveiled the new generations of its BMW X3 and BMW X4 crossovers, while the all-new BMW X2 recently arrived in dealerships. We drove a preproduction version of the BMW X7 , whose final design should soon be revealed. Tod…

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Test Drives2018 Honda Ridgeline: New Best Friends
When we buy a pickup truck for the first time, it might seem as though everyone has magically become our best friend. That also happens when we win the lottery, but for very different reasons. Owning a pickup means you can haul or tow just about anything, and that’s where …
Test Drives2018 Honda Odyssey: a Nod to a Simpler Era
Back in the 1990s, the automotive spectrum was rather straightforward. If you were single, or in a relationship, you either drove a compact or midsized car. If you owned a farm, you drove a pickup truck. And if you had a large family, you drove a minivan. Of course, the …
Test Drives2018 Dodge Challenger GT: Twelve Months a Year
Musclecars may obviously not be perceived as environmentally friendly vehicles, especially now that electrified powertrains are starting to gain traction on the market, by choice or by obligation. The Dodge Challenger, the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang are most enjoyable with their honking V8 engines, but there are more …
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 …
Test Drives2017 Nissan Micra: Smiley Face
Small-car sales have been in a downward spiral for quite a few years now. In Canada, consumers are trading in their compact cars for small SUVs, while subcompact car drivers and moving up to compacts. The minicar segment is also hurting, which includes the Nissan Micra, the Chevrolet Spark , …
Test Drives2018 Ford F-150: Minor Tweaks to the Industry Leader
Ford’s crown jewel undergoes a slight refresh for 2018 and continues its success as the best-selling vehicle in Canada. It sure looks like that gamble to move toward a new aluminum-based construction for this generation has paid off. With significant weight savings in the bank, Ford was able to offer …
Test Drives2017 Volvo V90: Do We Really Want an SUV?
If we think buying anything other than a sport utility vehicle is un-cool, we should think again. The Volvo V90 wagon looks so good, so sexy, that neighbours will admire us for being fashionably different. And admire our car, too. At least, that’s our opinion. But we’re automotive journalists, who …
Test Drives2018 Toyota Camry XSE V6: Viagra Overdose
In the past, reviewing the Toyota Camry was rather easy. Journalists would say it was a solid and unkillable automobile; an unquestionably well-rounded, sensible sedan. Then they’d spread the word “boring” all over their article and call it a day. Truth is, for the longest time, Toyota’s midsize sedan was …

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The 2018 Honda Accord - Motoring TV
They keep telling us SUV's are taking over the world. That hasn't stopped car makers from launching new and improved sedans like the Honda Accord. For more stories about the 2018 Honda Accord, hit the link - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/honda/accord/2018/ To watch all our most up to date content, check out our …
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Genesis Home Delivery - Motoring TV
Someone once wrote that pizza delivery is simply one of the foundations of civilization, at least in his household. Well today you can get almost anything delivered to your doorstep including a luxury sedan like the Genesis. To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV …
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Why is the Nissan Micra the best buy in its category?
Subcompact cars have rapidly evolved in recent years, offering more refinement, comfort and options than ever before. But at what price? We believe subcompact cars must remain affordable, simple and easy to maintain, and the Nissan Micra checks all these boxes. It also happens to be super fun to drive, …
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Saturn Love-In - Throwback Thursday
The Saturn car evolved into The Saturn Corporation, a completely separate entity to GM, employee owned, with “no haggle" pricing. Saturns were basically grocery getters so we were definitely surprised to see such owner passion at this Saturn love-in. Unfortunately the Saturn story did not have a happy ending. For …
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Why Bill Loves the Hand me Down - Tip of The Week
Bill loves "hand me down cars", in fact he cut his teeth on them, to eventually become the country's best and most trusted mechanic. We said that's not Bill! To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule - https://www.guideautoweb.com/en/motoring-tv/schedule/ Check out our website …
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Throwback Thursday: Classic Car Auction
There’s a generation of people looking for classic cars they wanted or saw in their teenage days and now they can afford to buy them. 12 years ago we checked out the classic car auction. To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule …
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