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Lithium Prices Surging Almost 500% Could Slow Down EV Adoption

Prices for lithium went from $17,000/ton in 2021 to $78,032/ton in 2022 This will make electric vehicles more expensive, thus less popular This situation is caused by the...

It’s Officially Official: Ford has Beat Tesla by Delivering its Electric Truck First

The first new Ford F1-50 Lightning was delivered yesterday in Michigan. The Tesla Cybertruck was officially announced in November 2019. This is an interesting story in the sense that...

Faraday Future Only Has 401 Orders for the FF91

The company had previously said it had 14,000 orders, but this was misleading The FF91 was shown for the first time close to five years ago Rumour say...

Study Says: 24% of Americans are Very Likely to Consider an EV

This is a 4% increase over last year The study shows most Americans either like EVs or they dislike them, with little middle ground The arrival of new...

Stellantis will Invest $2.5 Billion in a Battery Plant in Indiana

This new factory will be a joint venture with Samsung SDI The automaker targets an initial annual production capacity of 23 GWh The factory will begin operating in...

Rumour: Towards a Dedicated Electric Factory in Mexico for BMW

BMW's new assembly plant in Mexico - the complex opened in 2019 - could soon become the Bavarian division's first electric vehicle production center. At least that's what Automotive...

Volkswagen is Searching for a Place to Build Scout Vehicles

Sites are being considered in the US. Volkswagen Scout models will include trucks and SUVs. Volkswagen is serious about its North American intentions as it is shopping for another...

A Special-Edition Volkswagen Golf R is Headed for North America

A new 20th-anniversary edition Golf R was introduced for Europe a few days ago. Canada’s first Golf R was the MK6 which launched in 2012. The US was...

Fisker Teased the Pear Compact SUV

This second vehicle for Fisker is to be expected in 2024 The automaker claims the base price for this model will be $29,900 in the US The company’s...

Porsche Drive Subscription Program Lands in Montreal

The program provides members with easy access to vehicles via a digital platform. The rental service enables weekend, daily, or weekly bookings for members. While many of us can’t...
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2022 Ford Maverick Review: A True Independent

Base price in Canada for the 2022 Maverick is $26,900, $19,995 in the US. The Maverick is a serious disruptor in the non-full-size pickup segments. If Ford can...

Goodyear is Working on Airless Tires that Could Arrive First on Autonomous Vehicles

These tires will be immune to punctures, since they feature an open design Goodyear says these tires will be able to support more weight than regular tires The...

Polestar Teams up with StoreDot, a Company that Works to Make EV Charging Faster

StoreDot claims its batteries will be able to gain 160 kilometers of range in only 5 minutes by 2024 This is the first investment into another company that...

Tesla is Already Looking at Expanding Giga Berlin

The new factory opened only a little over two months ago The company filed an application to purchase a piece of land next to the plant The current...

The Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 Recharge Win AJAC’s 2022 Canadian Green Car of the Year Awards

Both are their respective automakers’ first full EV offerings. Incidentally, both the Volvo and the Polestar share structural and mechanical components. The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), the...

REVIEWS & FIRST DRIVES

2023 Nissan Z First Drive: The last of its kind

  Las Vegas, NV -- Launched in 2008 (for the 2009 model year), the previous Nissan 370Z - which ceased to exist a year ago - was overdue for a...

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Long-Term Review: Perfect Blend of Versatility and Fun

Hyundai is no stranger to electric vehicles. In the last few years, Hyundai has offered not one but two EVs, one of which is among the most popular models...

2022 Ford Maverick First Drive: The Little Pickup That Can

2022 Ford Maverick Pros Full-size bed utility Impressive fuel economy Car-Like Drive 2022 Ford Maverick Cons No AWD with Hybrid No Navigation Good Luck Finding One For years, we've been told...

2023 Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive: The Moment of Truth

  San Antonio, Texas — The early news is good. More than 200,000 people have put down a deposit to own an F-150 Lightning. Ford even had to stop taking...
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2022 Nissan Altima Review: Fighting Off SUVs as Best as it Can

Pricing for the Altima starts at $24,750 in the US, $30,198 in Canada. AWD is standard in Canada which explains the price gap. The current Altima is the...

COMPARISONS

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2022 Subaru Ascent vs 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Comparison

In Canada, the 2022 Subaru Ascent starts at $37,295. The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is priced from $41,095. The 3-row SUV segment is on fire in North America For many...
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Tesla Model 3 Performance vs BMW i4 M50i Drag Race Results are Eye-Opening

Tesla Model 3 Performance takes on its new (and only direct) challenger in a drag race with BMW i4 M50i The BMW i4 M50i has the advantage over...

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 vs Tesla Model 3 : Spec comparison

The 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 is one of the most anticipated new electric vehicles coming next year, and among its multiple competitors we have to look to the Tesla...
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2021 Minivan Comparison Test: Minivans Have Evolved

Only four* minivans remain for sale in Canada in 2021. All are fresh from a full overhaul or a recent update. Minivans are no longer simple people movers. The...

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...

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2023 Subaru Solterra: 5 Questions Answered

The 2023 Subaru Solterra is Subaru’s First Global Electric Vehicle. Much of it is shared with the new Toyota bZ4X Recently revealed, the all-new all-electric 2023 Subaru Solterra is...

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...

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10 Tips to Improve Electric Vehicle Range

Improving electric vehicle range is very similar to improving fuel economy An electric vehicle’s range is one of the most important considerations of consumers looking for their next electric...
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Audi’s quattro AWD is Evolved

Like Audi models, there are different versions of quattro. We drive a new S3, RS 6, and RS e-tron GT around Circuit Mecaglisse to sample the systems. Not all...

Is 2022 the Year of the EV?

Roughly 25 to 30 new EVs are on the way in 2022. Even more EVs are expected to launch in 2023. The charging infrastructure is also growing. 2022 will...

2022 Edition of the Canadian International Auto Show is Cancelled

The Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus is responsible for the cancellation. The event was to take place next February. The Canadian automotive industry was getting excited at the...

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross: The 24 Hidden Easter Eggs and Where to Find Them

It’s no secret that Toyota likes to throw in a few Easter Eggs into their new cars and trucks. Their latest model, the 2022 Corolla Cross, is no different...