QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Mazda CX-5 GS

2017 Mazda CX-5 GS

Upper middle-class Buyers of compact crossovers are generally practical people looking for an equally practical vehicle. Styling’s on the list of semi-important criteria somewhere after pricing, roominess, safety, features and fuel economy but with the new CX-5, it comes standard, and at no extra cost. After a week’s drive, I still looked back at the small ‘ute’s clean, nearly high-end ...

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FIRST REVIEW: 2018 Subaru Crosstrek

2018 Subaru Crosstrek

  The more I think about it, the more it seems that Subaru’s new Crosstrek might be the closest car to shortly be available capable of bridging nearly all gaps in the automotive world. I write these words keeping one other car in mind, one that I believe could serve as the one car to meet all true needs: the ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Honda CR-V Touring

2017 Honda CR-V Touring

The Honda CR-V is in a heated four-way battle for the top stop in sales in the compact crossover segment with the Nissan Rogue, Ford Escape and Toyota RAV4. Year over year, the average increase in deliveries for these CUVs is of about 15% which is to say that the segment is on fire. Honda’s been at this game for ...

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NEW CAR: New Jaguar E-Pace world premier next week

Jaguar E-Pace

When Jaguar launched the F-Pace, they expected that it would sell well.  That, it did and so well in fact that it prompted the introduction of two more Jag crossovers in less than two years. The I-Pace electric concept vehicle shows much promise but isn’t expected for at least another year. In the meantime, Jaguar’s got us on the hook ...

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CAR NEWS: Subaru’s off-limits museum of treasures

Subaru Museum

The Subaru Corporation has a well-guarded secret vault of treasures at their Tochigi, Sano, Japan Proving Grounds. In fact, we lowly Canadians were the first international members of the automotive media to ever be allowed on the grounds and take pictures, and video! And that we did! We were at the grounds, a two and a half bus ride north ...

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