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Spotlight onWe finally get to Test the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
Since its inception in 1997, the compact Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been forbidden fruit in North America. It may have not been as ripe and juicy as the fruit Adam temporarily enjoyed in the Garden of Eden, but it was unattainable and therefore desired in this neck of the woods. For …
Spotlight on2019 Volkswagen Jetta: We’re Driving it This Week
Over the years, a lot has been said and written about the current Jetta. Introduced for the 2011 model year, the sixth-generation Jetta let loose on the North-American market was equipped with a torsion beam rear suspension, drum rear brakes, a low-tech 115-horsepower engine and a hard plastic dashboard, among …
Spotlight on2018 Edmonton Motorshow, Here We Come!
Just when you thought the auto show season was done with, there's one more Canadian one to take in: the Edmonton Motorshow. The 2018 Edmonton Motorshow is of the local variety, running from April 12 to 15, but The Car Guide will be attending media day on the 11th to …
Spotlight onWe're Heading to Ottawa to Drive the 2018 Nissan LEAF (Again)
The Nissan LEAF was entirely redesigned for the 2018 model year and is currently available in small quantities in dealerships. Last December, we had a chance to drive it in California before the car went on sale. Now, it’s Nissan Canada’s turn to invite us to the nation’s capital for …
Spotlight on2019 Ram 1500 Ready to Roll and Tow in Scottsdale!
American pickup truck manufacturers are ramping up for a big year and one of its major players—the Ram 1500—is taking The Car Guide for a first drive down to the desert terrain of Scottsdale, Arizona. The Ram pickup is coming off a strong 2017 Canadian sales campaign—98,465 units sold, an …
Spotlight on2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS: the Original Four-door Luxury Coupé
I clearly remember my first encounter with the CLS-Class. I was at the 2004 New York Auto Show, same year the retro-modern Ford Mustang first broke cover, and my breath was taken away. I couldn’t wrap my brain and senses around the CLS’ sleek body, sensual curves and out-worldly beauty.
Spotlight on2019 GMC Sierra: Unveiled This Week!
The Car Guide will be heading to Detroit this week to attend the unveiling of the completely redesigned 2019 GMC Sierra 1500. After presenting the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado at the Detroit Auto Show in January, it’s the GMC pickup’s turn to get modernised. We’re obviously expecting many similitudes between the …
Spotlight on2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: We're Going to Drive it!
This week, we’ll be on the Pacific coast, in British Columbia, to get behind the wheel of the first compact plug-in hybrid SUV on our market—the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV ! Mitsubishi’s Comeback If you find the Japanese carmaker has been lagging behind lately in terms of new products, that’s …
Spotlight on2019 Jeep Cherokee: Refreshed and Ready to Drive This Week!
With winter in full swing, The Car Guide escapes, albeit for a short time, to sunny California for a first drive program with the mid-cycle refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee, recently shown off at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit . The event takes place in Westlake Village, …
Spotlight onWe’re driving the 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV this week
The drive towards electrification is well underway, and Honda has announced that by 2030, two thirds of the cars it sells will have some form of electric propulsion. Moving toward that goal, Honda will offer the Clarity PHEV in Canada for 2018, and The Car Guide will be going to …
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