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BlogMitsubishi Motors: is the Best Yet to Come?
Established back in 1917, Mitsubishi Motors has been through a lot over the course of its 100-year history. The last decade has been particularly challenging, but if we’re to believe Vincent Cobee, executive planning officer for Mitsubishi Motors worldwide, we’ll soon be seeing some cool stuff from the company. Alongside …
BlogGeneral Motors is Reducing its Car Lineup. So?
American giant General Motors recently announced the upcoming closure of its Oshawa assembly plant as well as four more in the United States in two others outside of North America. This despite an investment of more than $1 billion in 2008 to modernize the facility, and where build quality was …
BlogThe 40 Colours of the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R
Both manufacturers and consumers don’t often take risks when it comes to choosing paint colour choices for their vehicles—especially in North America. For popular mainstream models, we’re usually limited to a few shades of grey, white and black, and sometimes, a red, a blue or a brown. Or beige. However, …
BlogAn Automaker’s Impact on a Community
I’m not big on politics, but my general understanding of the Trump Administration’s view on foreign carmakers is completely whack. Its desire to impose tariffs and stiffer rules on imported cars, to protect domestic carmakers, seems like it will do little to no good, if not the exact opposite. The …
Blog2019 Jeep Cherokee: Turbo or V6?
During a brief discussion with Scott Tallon, Director of U.S. and Global Jeep Product Marketing Coordination at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, it was clear that for the brand, the compact SUV’s refresh arrived a perfect time. First of all, FCA categorises the 2019 Jeep Cherokee as a midsize vehicle, but that …
BlogWhat to Give a Car Enthusiast for Christmas
This advertorial is brought to you by Icar Mirabel Do you know a car enthusiast? This year for Christmas, offer a gift that he or she will remember for a long time! No more objects that end up gathering dust in the garage, it’s time for a gift that will …
BlogVolvo’s Not Back, it’s Ahead
The last near two decades for Sweden’s sole-surviving, mass-production car manufacturer have been tumultuous, to say the least. From Ford’s failed attempt at building a luxury brand consortium called the Premier Automotive Group in the late 90s, which Volvo was part of, to being sold to Chinese Geely Holding Group …
BlogHas All-Wheel Drive Still Got It?
For many, an all-wheel drive vehicle is a must; for others, not so much. In this era of countless integrated electronic assistance systems, is all-wheel drive still an advantage? The answer is a resounding yes. Sure, you can get by with a two-wheel drive system, especially since the advent of …
BlogFour-Wheel Drive: A Performance Essential?
If there’s one sedan that has always been synonymous with sportiness, it’s the BMW M5. Over the last few years, however, the M5 has been facing a rather unusual problem. Specifically, it is no longer the fastest BMW 5 Series¾at least not for the 0-100 km/h sprint. That distinction now …
BlogIndividual Actuation: The Future of Four-Wheel Drive Systems?
Not familiar with how four-wheel drive works? When the engine in a “normal” car runs, this movement is transferred to the front or rear wheels by way of a gearbox. In a four-wheel drive vehicle, the movement is sent to all four wheels via a transmission and various components known …
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