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First Test Drive: 2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf

Unveiled in Las Vegas last September, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf is about to arrive in Canada, six years after the arrival of the first generation in 2011. Although there hasn’t been a huge increase in sales numbers in the EV segment over that period, there has been some growth. The arrival of electric cars with greater range offered at ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Nissan Qashqai SL AWD

2017 Nissan Qashqai SL

I have a suggestion for Nissan and all those interested in the new Quach, Kash, um, Squash, Nissan’s new compact crossover: Henceforth, we shall refer to it as the QQ. How’s that? Oh, and this wasn’t my idea. Thanks Steve! So, for those that don’t know, the Qashqai (for SEO purposes…) has been around since 2006 in Europe and other ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2018 BMW 530e xDrive

2018 BMW 530e xDrive

Luxury and performance automakers have a difficult task on their hands. They, like all other OEMs, are forced to design and build “greener” cars however, in North America at least, they remain mostly unpopular. Blame cheap energy and the fact that “buyers” are leasing and looking to get more for their money as many of these green vehicles are pricier ...

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FIRST DRIVE: 2018 Jeep Wrangler

2018 Jeep Wrangler

Like many of you, I often quip about the “new and improved” marketing line. I mean, is it new or is it improved? For the first time, I’ve found something that is both new and improved. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is improved in the sense that, although it looks very much like the previous truck both inside and out, it ...

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FIRST CAR REVIEW: 2018 Kia Stinger GT

Don’t be blinded by the logos on the car. Look at the car. What do you see? Hang on, I’ll tell you. The 2018 Kia Stinger GT is the result of a hard-working brand putting their best foot forward. Actually, it’s more than that. Kia’s put roughly six years of work into the Stinger since the unveiling of the GT ...

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Quick Car Review: 2017 Cadillac ATS 3.6L Coupe AWD

2017 Cadillac ATS Coupe AWD

I consider myself well-versed in all things automotive. In a regular crowd, I can out car-talk anyone but that can change when I’m hanging out with my auto-critic colleagues, or my competition. Some of these guys are specialized, more experienced or plain have a better memory than I do. This is when I realize I’m not that special… The Cadillac ...

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