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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Buick Envision

It boggles the mind to think that $40,000 is no longer a considerable amount of money in the car business. At the same time, there are probably more than a hundred different vehicles to choose from if this is your budget. And if you’re in the market for a utility vehicle, you’ve never had more choice. According to every manufacturer, ...

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NEW CAR: The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is almost here!

It’s been years in the making but we finally have a date for this long-awaited plug-in SUV’s arrival. Ladies and gentlemen, it lands in Canadian showrooms this December! On paper, or on my screen, this SUV is lit! Not only will it provide emissions-free 100% driving but it will be one of the very rare AWD vehicles to be able ...

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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

2017 Toyota Prius Prime

The range conundrum The Toyota Prius Prime is an impressive piece of kit. It is incredibly efficient, well-appointed and a marvel of Toyota’s technical know-how. My week with the car returned 3.5 litres of petrol per 100km and I must say that the wise array of driving modes allowed me to maximize the powertrain’s breadth of functionality. Having said that, ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Because of the number of electrified cars I’ve reviewed over the last few months, I’ve held conversations with curious family, friends and neighbors. From a VW e-Golf and Hyundai Ioniq, to a Toyota RAV4 hybrid, a BMW i8 and now a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the questions about them generally revolve range and the impression that they must more less feel ...

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CAR NEWS: How big is the American car loan debt?

Car seller with couple outside car dealership

The United States of America remains one of the largest car markets in the world. With over 17.5 million new cars sold in 2016 (compared to 1.95 million in Canada in the same period), barely more than were delivered in 2015, you could possibly guess that the car debt is big. Oh, and then there are used vehicles sales. For ...

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