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Author Archives: Mathieu St-Pierre

FIRST REVIEW: 2018 Toyota Camry: Camry 2.0

2018 Toyota Camry

I’m still mildly shocked by what I experienced a few days ago from behind the wheel of the new 2018 Camry. Toyota managed a metamorphosis that I never thought possible. Let’s agree on the fact that this flagship midsize sedan has never been destined for those looking for a driving experience. They instead seek out reliability, efficiency and comfort and ...

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CAR NEWS: FCA to be acquired by the Chinese?

The Chinese are in the market to make further automotive acquisitions worldwide. North America remains very attractive but the local Chinese carmakers have yet to make strides with we highly demanding car buyers. FCA may very well become the gateway to the American dream from the Chinese as the American car company has been for sale for a while. In ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt

2017 Chevrolet Bolt

With all the talks surrounding the imminent arrival of Tesla’s highly anticipated Model 3, GM was eager to remind us that if it’s an EV you want, one with 300+km of range, you need not wait another year or perhaps even two. In fact, you can get one right now if you so desire. The kind people at GM organized ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Hyundai IONIQ EV

2017 Hyundai Ioniq EV

Like a glove I may have said it before but a buddy of made a valid point when he traded his modified Audi A4 in for a Chevrolet Volt: Best we accept the future then have it stuffed down our gizzards. Those weren’t his exact words but since then, I’ve opened my eyes and mind to electric cars and what ...

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FIRST REVIEW: 2017 Honda Civic Type R

2017 Honda Civic Type R

We always want what we can’t have. Not so long ago, we had no GT-R, STI, R, EVO and no Type R. The last decade and a bit has been good to car and driving enthusiasts and now with the arrival of the Type R, everybody will be happy. The Honda Civic Type R has 20 years of experience under ...

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CAR NEWS: Mercedes recalling 3 million diesel vehicles

The word “diesel” is now officially synonymous with bad and I don’t think it’ll ever recover in North America. The constant battering continues on all fronts since it was discovered that VW had used cheat devices on their “clean-diesel” 4-cylinder engines. Since then, countless investigations were launched against FCA, Porsche, Nissan, Audi, GM and now Mercedes. Last May, a prosecutors ...

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