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Author Archives: Dan Heyman

After years of collecting Hot Wheels, watching almost every car movie imaginable, and spending three hours studying the pages of Evo magazine, Road & Track and Motorsport for every hour spent studying math, history and science, I decided it was finally time to do something in the car world. With that, I set my sights on journalism and hit the ground running after studying journalism at Centennial College in Toronto. Three years later, here I am, doing road tests of Silverados, AMGs and everything in-between and covering auto shows, motorsport, green car tech and car culture in general. While I like to think like a consumer, finding out what cars mean to people past A to B shuttling is a true passion of mine; I love hearing stories of how people felt when they first got behind the wheel, or when they first came home with their license, ready to hit the open road on their own accord. Now based out of Vancouver, my hometown, I’ll be bringing some of that West Coast je ne sais quoi, not to mention photos from any number of the great locations ‘round here.

2016 Mercedes-Benz S550e: Plug-in Flagship

Mercedes-Benz continues to add models to its  line-up. Having debuted in 2014 with a single engine choice, 2016 finds us with a bevy of choices, totaling six. The latest addition is this: the 2016 S550e. Mercedes claims that with the S550e, you’ll get the power of a V8, with the fuel economy of a four-cylinder. The actual gas engine in ...

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Top Gear expands host roster

Adam Sandler had his Ridiculous 6. Quentin Tarantino, his Hateful 8. Now, it appears that the BBC has its Magnificent 7. For those that were lamenting the apparent loss of both Sabine Schmitz and Chris Harris from the Top Gear roster, fear not. After it was confirmed that Eddie Jordan and Matt LeBlanc were going to be taking the reins, ...

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Scion brand gets the axe; models to enter 2017 as Toyotas

Today, at about 7:00 AM Pacific Standard Time, the final bell tolled on Toyota’s Scion brand. After years of declining sales, it was announced that the brand will be shut down in Canada, the U.S. and Puerto Rico after the 2016 model year. The FR-S sports car and the iM hatchback will soldier on into the future as Toyotas, while ...

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