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NewsJeep Gladiator Hit with a Stop-sale Order to Fix the Driveshaft
We might have found out the Achilles’ heel of the great and mighty Jeep Gladiator pickup, or so to speak. It’s the driveshaft. Jalopnik and a couple of other media outlets have seen recall documents posted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website that claim a total of …
On this day in history: September 15
  • 1881: Ettore Bugatti born, Milan Italy
  • 2017: Death at the age of 94 of John '' Jack '' L. Smith, considered the father of the Plymouth Road Runner
New Models2020 Cadillac CT4: Full Lineup Details Revealed
Using a social media campaign to hopefully attract a new generation of sport-luxury customers., General Motors yesterday announced the full 2020 Cadillac CT4 lineup. Only the high-performance CT4-V had been shown so far. We now know that buyers will have a choice of four trim levels from launch: Luxury, Premium …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridVolvo XC40 T5 Plug-in Hybrid Specs are Announced
Volvo has just announced details and specifications for the upcoming XC40 T5 Twin Engine, the plug-in hybrid variant of its entry-level crossover. With this addition, Volvo becomes the only manufacturer to offer plug-in hybrid options across its entire product range. It also marks the first application of its hybrid technology …
NewsRam 1500 is Alone Among Large Pickups with a Top Safety Pick+ Rating
As pick-up trucks get bigger and more equipped than ever, they’ve also become safer for their occupants. Yet, none had managed to earn a Top Safety Pick+ award from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Until now. FCA has announced that its 2019-2020 Ram 1500 Crew Cab pickups …
BuzzSome of the Weirdest Questions Customers Ask Car Dealers
Car dealers often go to great lengths to accommodate potential customers and meet their needs. Some questions and requests are rather unusual, while a few are just plain weird. (Raise your hand if you recognize yourself here.) In a recent survey, the CarGurus website reached out to thousands of used …
NewsThis $875,000 Brabus G-Class Has 888 Horsepower
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has fans obsessed with its iconic silhouette and prestige, others with its surreal off-road capabilities and tremendous power. Sadly for some, the V12-powered G 65 did not survive the model’s transformation for 2019. The most potent and exclusive G-Class you can buy right now in Canada is …
New ModelsExclusive Kia Seltos is Coming to Canada
Back in June, Kia unveiled the Seltos, a new subcompact crossover aimed at global markets. However, the company had yet to decide whether or not this model would be sold in Canada. Good news: while attending the media launch of the 2020 Kia Forte5 , we learned that the Seltos …
NewsRear-seat Reminders to be Found in Nearly All Vehicles by 2025
Rather than wait for government rules that traditionally take four to eight years to finalize, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers have voluntarily committed to put life-saving rear-seat reminder systems in essentially all cars and trucks by model year 2025 or sooner. These devices help …
New ModelsFerrari Introduces the F8 Spider and 812 GTS
Ferrari today unveiled a pair of new models on the eve the 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show and they will delight fans of open-top performance. Based on the F8 Tributo, and less extreme than the 488 Pista Spider , the new F8 Spider replaces the 488 Spider and improves on all …
ElectricMisconceptions About EVs are Dumbfounding, Ford Survey Reveals
While most people expect electric vehicles to replace gasoline-powered cars in the near future, there are still significant misconceptions about them. As it prepares to launch 40 electrified models globally by 2022, including the highly anticipated, Mustang-inspired electric crossover next year, Ford commissioned a survey to better understand how drivers …
News2020 Dodge Journey: A (Very) Simplified Lineup
Introduced on the market in 2008 as a 2009 model, the Dodge Journey has been a popular vehicle in Canada. It even came in second place on the SUV sales chart in Canada back in 2011, behind the Ford Escape , and for many years, it was the company’s best-selling …
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