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Matt St-Pierre

Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,400 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai
Winter tire testing with a BMW X3

No Winter Tires In The Dead Of Winter? There Are Options

There are only a handful of jurisdictions that mandate winters tires during the cold season. The Michelin Easy Grip and Silent Spike are genuine alternatives. In North America, and despite...
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 on a Tesla Model X

Smart Cars. Smartphones. What’s Next? Smart Tires Of Course

A smart tire will be one that, like an autonomous car, will be able to collect data, interpret it and adjust depending on conditions and available information. This technology...
2019 Volkswagen Golf R Variant

A Volkswagen Jetta R Could Be In The Works

The coming of a Jetta R would make VW’s popular compact sedan that much hotter. As we all know, these VWs all share identical underpinnings so It would be...
Tesla Model 3 range

Porsche And Audi Reverse-Engineer A Tesla Model 3 And Re-evaluate Plans

We the media love to give Tesla a hard-time about production delays and build quality but according to Porsche and Audi’s findings, they’re ahead of the curve. This is praise...

Toyota 86 Has Us Living The Good Old Days With A Spot Of Nostalgia

With cars like the Toyota 86, Volkswagen GTI, Mazda MX-5 and other petrol-powered driver-focused cars, we are living through a good car era. It won’t last long so we should...
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan At A Glance

Volkswagen was late joining the SUV game mid-way through the last decade with the Touareg, but the follow-up Tiguan and Atlas have proven to be massive hits for the...
2019 Toyota Tacoma

Should You Buy a 2019 Toyota Tacoma?

Small pickups like the 2019 Toyota Tacoma are desirable vehicles in North America. As the segment is expanding, can the Tacoma remain as one of the best? If we’re to...
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Revealed In Chicago

Almost 30 years ago to the day, Mazda introduced to the world what was to become the most popular sporty car of all time: The 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata. Arguably...
2020 Subaru Legacy

2020 Subaru Legacy Turbo bows in Chicago

Some 30 years ago, Subaru introduced the Legacy Turbo. It would help elevate the brand's image to a level that had until then eluded them. The Turbo and technology...
2019 Ford Ranger vs 2019 Toyota Tacoma

2019 Toyota Tacoma vs 2019 Ford Ranger Spec Comparison

The new Ford Ranger has been a source of speculation, debates and desire in the compact truck world for a while now. Now that it has arrived, we pit...