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REVIEW: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Subaru caught on real fast with the whole crossover deal. In fact, they were among the first to skew conventional body style lines with the Outback. The brilliant part was to call a station wagon a utility vehicle and it worked! It worked so well in fact that the Impreza-based Outback Sport (a rare bug-eye bird in Canada) did really ...

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New Volvo V60: the dream wagon

Volvo V60

Images of the new Volvo V60 flooded the interwebs yesterday and to be quite honest, we should have had a story online right away. We’re sorry about that. The reason for the delay: Shock. Absolutely shocked at how gorgeous and so totally Volvo the new V60 is! We’d been told by our friendly Volvo Canada PR folks that the new ...

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It’s Mercedes-Benz’ turn: diesel emission cheat devices

We’ve pretty much all figured it out by now: every carmaker has, at one point or another, cheated the system by installing software or specific devices designed to pass emission testing. Mercedes’ system, according to findings following an investigation that was initially reported by the German newspaper Bild am Sonntag, has an engine management function called “Slipguard” that is able to ...

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The latest on the next Toyota Supra and BMW Z4

Information and details continue to trickle in on the co-developed sports cars. As you may or may not know, the next generation Toyota Supra, a car made very famous by the late Paul Walker in the Fast & Furious franchise, is slated for a comeback. This round however, Toyota will not be alone in creating the car. The Japanese giant ...

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As Tesla reaches for the stars, it bleeds money

Less than two days ago, Elon Musk’s SpaceX ‘s Falcon Heavy Rocket launched into space with a Tesla Roadster strapped to its back. The waves following this impressive feat were felt around the world. Unfortunately, that’s where the good news ends. Yesterday, Tesla announced that the company lost an eye-watering $675.4 million in the final quarter of 2017. By comparison, ...

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AJAC 2018 car of the year finalists announced

The big Canadian Auto Show, held in Toronto, is only about a week away. It seems that every day, another showcase, or related attraction is announced. It should turn out to be quite the event this year! This time, it’s the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada’s 2018 Canadian Car of the Year and Utility Vehicle of the Year finalists that ...

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