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SUVs Are Not A Trend : Stating What’s Obvious

Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept
We often refer to trends when it comes to automotive designs. Crossovers and SUVs have surpassed the trend state and are here to stay We often read that kids never want to buy what their parents drove. I completely understand although I grew up with station wagons and currently own two and have purchased five over the last ten years....

We Play With the 2020 Toyota Supra Online Configurator

2020 Toyota Supra color summary
You can now build your Toyota GR Supra on Toyota Canada's website. Let's have a little fun. Build Your Car configurators are always a lot of fun, even when there's no way in the world you could ever afford whatever you're building. In the case of the 2020 Toyota Supra configurator, however, we're actually playing in the realm of rear-world...

Volkswagen’s Puebla, Mexico Plant : Assembly Lines Make More Than Just Cars

Volkswagen Beetle production ends at the Puebla plant in Mexico
A tour of VW’s Puebla, MX plant reminds me that building cars is like nothing else. Working for a car assembly line may not seem like the most exciting job but it just might be one of the most fulfilling. I’ve been to a number of plants in Japan, Europe, the US and Canada and something struck me at the...

Nissan Blainville Latest Dealership to Join HGregoire Group

Nissan Blainville
Article presented by Nissan Blainville One of the most important and significant dealership groups in Canada has made another acquisition. HGregoire announced recently the acquisition of Nissan Blainville making it the 28th dealership to join the group founded in 1993. What started as a group specializing in pre-owned vehicles has blossomed into a network of used vehicle superstores and new vehicle...

Gracias Beetle : We Say Goodbye To The Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Beetle production ends at the Puebla plant in Mexico
After more than 20 years of production, the final Volkswagen Beetle has rolled off the assembly line. And by final Volkswagen Beetle, we mean the third generation of its kind, which began for the 2012 model year. This was after the New Beetle arrived in 1997. Prior to that, a fond farewell was given to the first generation Beetle in...

The Volvo Station Wagon –  A Brief Exposé And Review Of The Volvo V60 Cross Country

Volvo was not the first automaker in the world to build station wagons but they are arguably some of the best of their kind. Volvo has built its reputation on a number of positive points. The first, and most obvious, is safety. After this, comes longevity, reliability and finally, station wagons. The Volvo long-roof began in the early 1950s with...

INFINITI Engineering Academy: Engineers Wanted

During the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix weekend, we had the chance to attend an INFINITI Engineering Academy 2-day assessment event. Being the pinnacle of motorsports, Formula 1 only uses the best for the cars on the track. The highest and brightest engine technology available (and sometimes, yet to be available) and spacecraft-worthy materials and composites combined with a whole lot...

Would You Spend $63,000 On A New Jeep Wrangler, Or On Something Else?

You may not know this but the Jeep Wrangler is quite expensive. We’ve put together a list of cars and SUVs you could purchase with the same coin. When I spec’d a 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara to match my tester, I almost fell off my chair. And this, despite knowing full-well that these hardcore boxes on wheels don’t come...

What Is The GM Preferred Pricing Employee Discounts?

GM Preferred Pricing
Are employee discounts like GM Preferred Pricing worth it? There are plenty of ways to save money when purchasing a new vehicle. One of those ways is through exclusive employee pricing or discounts. Not every automaker offers employee pricing discounts, and they don't always call it the same thing either. Ford refers to it as employee pricing while GM calls it...

2020 Jeep Gladiator Goes First Overall in 2019 Midsize Pickup Draft

2020 Jeep Gladiator
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is the first overall pick in our first annual midsize pickup draft.  With its unique combination of style and capability, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator has just enough arguments to nudge ahead of the redesigned Ford Ranger in our first annual midsize pickup draft. We looked at a variety of factors in coming up with our selections, but...