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Montréal Auto Show: The Toyota Coms and the New C-HR SUV

Toyota C-HR

Toyota’s been on the hybrid vehicle front lines for more that 20 years and now, they’re hoping to get your attention with their COMS, the ultra-compact downtown-destined 1-seater EV. This vehicle is destined for short city stints, as its range is limited to 50 km while top speed is capped at 60 km/h. The COMS is currently on sale in ...

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Montréal Auto Show: The New 2017 Nissan Qashqai

Nissan Qashqai

As you enter Nissan’s booth at the MIAS, remember to check out the Qashqai (pronounced cash-kai), as before you know it, they will be all over our streets. This small urban crossover has been a runaway hit in Europe for the Japanese maker since it was launched in 2006. Interestingly, the US will know this vehicle as the Rogue Sport ...

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Montreal International Auto Show: Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R

In these times of talk about autonomous cars, electric everything and all things crossovers, seeing the Honda Civic Type-R Prototype is immensely refreshing, and encouraging for enthusiast. To actually have this car in Canada is something of a triumph. Unleashed in 1997, Canadian Honda had expressed the desire to see it make its way to our market some 20 years ...

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2017 NAIAS : Top 10 unveilings

This latest edition of the North American International Auto Show was fairly tame but of the nearly 20 reveals, 10 caught our eye. Here they are in alphabetical order: Audi Q8 Concept Audi’s really good at hardcore-looking super concept vehicles and this Q8 plug-in hybrid luxury ‘ute is quite a looker. BMW X2 Concept The small, or very small, luxury ...

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2017 NAIAS: 2018 Honda Odyssey really is all-new

2018 Honda Odyssey

Although it might be difficult to believe upon first glance, the 2018 Odyssey shares very little with the previous van. Physically, the updates seem limited and that’s what throws us off. The body is an evolution of the old and now flaunts Honda’s signature flying wing front grille we all love on the latest Civic. What’s most important to know ...

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