The Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo steals the show in Geneva

Mission E Cross Turismo

Porsche’s Mission E surprised everyone three years ago when it was unveiled at the Frankfurt International Auto Show. Today, a new version of Mission E has once again surprised everyone, this time at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo, a rugged wagon version of the electric sedan scheduled for 2019. 500 kilometers of range in ...

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The new Lexus UX; entry-level luxo crossover

Lexus UX

All luxury OEMs are rushing downstream to pick up as many new sales as possible. The best way to do so is with a compact semi-affordable crossover. The new Lexus UX looks as though it is ready to take all on in the segment. From the available picture, the UX looks like an NX and an IS had a baby. ...

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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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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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