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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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LIST: Top 10 driver’s cars for 50 000$ or less

2012 BMW M3

The years have been kind to driving enthusiasts. Despite the threat of a $2 liter of fuel and emission restrictions, some OEMs have always served up some very impressive cars to drive. With a $50k budget, here are 10 of our favourites. 2011/2012 BMW M3 The last of the normally aspirated V8 Bimmers designed for driving.   2017 Chevrolet Camaro ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe SE AWD

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe SE AWD

2 doors, or a world of a difference There are no substitutes for a minivan. Despite 3-row SUVs claiming this and that, nothing beats a cavernous floor to ceiling load capacity with upright walls and a deep rear boot. Problem is that, well, they’re minivans… Unless I can find a pristine GMC Safari EXT AWD or Supercharged Toyota Previa Alltrac, ...

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