Thursday, January 20, 2022

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David Brown Automotive Shows Off First Speedback Silverstone Edition

Just 10 cars to be built, taking 8,000 hours to build Look combines classic styling with modern chassis David Brown Automotive has just sent the first of its Speedback...

Tesla is Asking its Fans to Push for More of its Stores in New York

Tesla owns its stores and service facilities Many states have laws preventing an automaker from owning a dealership New York allowed five stores, but this is not enough...

Volkswagen Once Again Reminding us that the ID. Buzz Goes Live on March 9th

VW teased us with the Buzz in November. This time, they took to Twitter with a quick tour of the last camo’d version. We are getting closer to seeing...

Stellantis CEO Tavares Says Electrification is Politically Motivated

According to Tavares, politicians chose electrification and not the auto industry. Stellantis announced some of its electrification plans last September. Both Stellantis’ CEO Carlos Tavares and Toyota’s Akio Toyoda...

Cars are Unused 95% of the Time in Canada

A study conducted by Leger on behalf of Turo Canada, the car-sharing platform, reveals that while 83% of Canadians own or lease a vehicle, that same vehicle remains unused...

General Motors Makes its Repair Parts Available Online

GM letting you order parts online for delivery or dealer pickup More than 45,000 GM parts added to sites In a move that feels about 15 years late but...

Shell Believes EV Hubs will Replace Gas Stations

These hubs will be similar to a gas station, with a convenience store and a café The central location of many gas stations could make them attractive for...

Toyota Believes it Will Miss its Production Targets in 2021-2022

The global chip shortage will be the major cause. Toyota’s business year runs from April to March. They’d plan to produce 9 million vehicles. Toyota was recently crowned the...

Subaru Could Make a BRZ STI as Soon as Next Year, but Without a Turbo

Subaru showed three STI concepts at the Tokyo Auto Show Of the three, the BRZ STI stands the most chance of reaching production This model would have a...

Acura Turns to Anime as a Promotional Tool

Acura shared a 15-second teaser trailer for “Type S: Chiaki’s Journey.” Many automakers use short films and illustrated adventures to promote their vehicles. The show begins streaming on...

Unplugged Performance Teams Up with Koenigsegg for Carbon Tesla Parts

Unplugged will sell wings and fenders made by Koenigsegg Will use same carbon fibre Koenigsegg uses on its hypercars Is it a stretch to call this the first Koenigsegg...

Vehicular Manslaughter is Verdict Against Tesla Driver on Autopilot

The 2019 crash killed two occupants in a Honda Civic. These are the first felony charges handed down following a fatal crash involving an automated driving system. For the...

Porsche Celebrating 50 Years of Porsche Design With Special 911-Watch Combo

Porsche Design founded by Porsche, but not THAT Porsche Design firm marks 50 years with trademark subtlety Porsche Design is a studio created by Porsche (his son, not the...

Battery Recall Woes Affecting GM and Hyundai Owners

GM and Kia are not the only automakers dealing with big battery problems. GM recalled all of its Chevrolet Bolt EVs but many are still in the dark...

Rivian to Introduce its Own Multi-Function Tailgate

Rivian’s new tailgate design will rival Ford, Chevy, and Ram’s designs. It will integrate a large central step to ease bed accessibility. Rivian has won the race and got...

REVIEWS & FIRST DRIVES

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2022 Subaru Outback Wilderness Review: The One that Could Have Changed Everything

Pricing for the 2022 Subaru Outback starts at $31,195 in Canada, $26,945 in the US. The new Wilderness trim is the big news story for the 2022 Outback. ...
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2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR Review: Brute in an Armani Suit

Pricing for the 2022 Jaguar F-Pace starts at $98,400 in Canada, $86,600 in the US. There is no such thing as an SVR “light” model. The F-Pace SVR...
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2021 Ford Bronco Wildtrack Review: There is No Substitute

Base price in Canada for the 2022 Ford Bronco 4-door is $46,249 in Canada, $33,450 in the US. The Bronco has so much to live up to, and...

2022 Infiniti QX60 First Drive Review: Much Better

Our first review with the 2022 Infiniti QX60 It is the best-selling model from the Infiniti lineup with 35 % of sales in Canada. Pricing starts at $54,995 Picton,...
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2022 Subaru Forester First Drive Review: More Refined and Ruggeder

Pricing for the 2022 Subaru Forester starts at $29,495 in Canada. The 5th generation Forester was introduced for 2019. This is a midcycle refresh. The new Forester Wilderness...

COMPARISONS

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2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Mazda3 Spec Comparison

The 2022 model Civic marks its all-new 11th generation. The Mazda3 has fallen out of favour with buyers but it remains shockingly competent. The Mazda3’s aspirations as a...

2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Spec Comparison

Honda has launched the all-new 11th generation Civic. The Toyota Corolla is a global juggernaut. Both compact cars are standard-bearers in the segment. The rivalry between the Honda Civic...

2022 Honda Civic vs. 2021 Hyundai Elantra Spec Comparison

Honda has just introduced the all-new 11th generation Civic. Compact cars remain volume leaders for automakers in Canada. The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is also all-new and proving to...

2021 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2022 Grand Wagoneer Spec Comparison

The 2021 Escalade is priced from $89,798, the ESV starts at $93,298, in Canada. Pricing for the 2022 Grand Wagoneer begins at $100,995, in Canada. There’s a new...

Polestar 2 vs Tesla Model 3 Comparison

These are very different EVs. They are quite similar as well. In Canada, the 2021 Polestar 2 starts at $69,900, $59,900 in the US. The 2020 Tesla Model...

Q&A

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5 Questions Answered About the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 gets 670 horsepower with no turbos. A Z07 package is once again available for track domination. The Z06 will go on sale in...

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: 5 Questions Answered

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV takes the Bolt into another segment Unveiled last February alongside the redesigned Chevrolet Bolt EV, the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is more than just...

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross: 5 Questions Answered

The Toyota Corolla Cross is a new small sport utility vehicle from Toyota The new 2022 Toyota Corolla Cross unveiled last June promises to fil the only gap in...

5 Questions About The 2023 Nissan Z Answered

The 2023 Nissan Z returns with 400 horsepower It will be offered with either a 6-speed manual or a 9-speed automatic Two versions, Sport and Performance, are planned...

Five Questions About the 2022 Infiniti QX60 Answered

New 2022 Infiniti QX60 fully redesigned inside and out Keeps the trusty 3.5-Litre V6, but swaps CVT for a 9-speed transmission Canadian pricing starts at $54,995 MSRP We finally...

MORE ARTICLES

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5 Things You Should Know on the 2021 Toyota Venza

The Venza made a comeback in Toyota's lineup last year; Now features a 2.5 Litre 4-Cylinder Hybrid powertrain; Paired with an ECVT it boasts a combined fuel economy...

The Risk of Resurrecting Past Icons; Mistake Were Made?

Betraying fans with underwhelming new iterations of living legends is also risky. Manufacturers are lying to themselves and us; nobody wins. The backlash of such mistakes may be...

VinFast Launches VF e35 and e36 Electric SUVs in Los Angeles

Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup and car manufacturing branch VinFast chose the Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil the new VF e35 and VF e36 electric SUVs, launching its global EV...

Subaru Unveils Solterra Electric SUV in Los Angeles

After just the right amount of teasing, previews and the official unveiling of the Japanese model last week, Subaru finally showed the North American what its Solterra electric SUV...

The History of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The first Chevrolet Corvette Z06 was introduced in 1962 as a special package that prepped the Corvette for the track The second Corvette Z06 would wait until 2001...