CAR REVIEW: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Highline

I’ve not done the math but if we were to look back on 2017 and make a list of all the new vehicles, either all-new or refreshed, we’d probably discover that roughly 2/3 fall under a utility vehicle segment. Like most if not all car manufacturers, Volkswagen’s hard at work readjusting their existing line-up and filling in gaps. In the ...

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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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AUTO NEWS: End of Formula E in Montreal

Formula E

The controversy surrounding the arrival of a second edition of Formula E on the island of Montreal has been put to rest after the new mayor of the city, Valerie Plante, announced yesterday that the electrified race will not be back in 2018. According to Ms. Plante, Formula E was a financial fiasco for Montreal while causing a wide range ...

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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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