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Review: 2018 Tesla Model S P100D

2018 Tesla Model S P100D

What Tesla’s managed to pull with the Model S is and will always be remarkable. Out of nowhere, this small car company launched a full-size 100% electric premium sedan and seemingly overnight, disrupted a segment once reserved for established uber-flagship super-luxury saloon cars. Heck, at one point the Model S outsold nearly all of its competitors combined. The Model S ...

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Quick Review: 2018 MINI Countryman S E

2018 MINI Countryman S E

Big price, medium fun, small returns I’ve shown lots of tough love for recent MINI products and I think it was and still is warranted. The moment MINI returned to Canada more than 15 years ago, I was enthralled, and excited. My first “new” MINI experiences were incredible but that quickly changed. The first Countryman I reviewed was a manual ...

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First road test 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS

Ten years ago, fear struck the automotive community. The economy crashed, jobs and money were lost, and the car business came under heavy fire. A complete revamp of the car and the industry suddenly became priority. While I’ve absolutely over-simplified the 2008 financial crisis, cars have evolved at an unprecedented rate since. The advent of multiple forms of electrification has ...

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Volkswagen 4MOTION; Your best friend

I’ve been a stout proponent of AWD vehicles for over 20 years. In fact, every daily-driver I’ve purchased in the last 15 years have all included what I consider to be the greatest safety feature one can get. In this period of time, AWD has gone from a costly and fuel-efficiency-sapping option to being affordable, efficient, and adopted as a ...

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First Road Test: 2019 Infiniti QX50

The luxury compact SUV segment is one of the most important niches in the automotive industry, and automakers know it. To be successful as a luxury brand, you need a successful luxury compact utility vehicle, plain and simple. The big German three sit at the top, but other manufacturers like Infiniti are trying hard to get their slice of the ...

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