The Brief: 2017 Toyota Highlander SE AWD

2017 Toyota Highlander

I’m not exactly sure what’s going with Toyota transmissions these days but as I write these lines, I’m already on my next product from the Japanese giant and it’s major flaw is located between the engine and drive wheels. And it’s the same with this Highlander. Toyota’s 3-row large midsize CUV has been a safe bet since it hit the ...

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox: Three new reasons to like it

Chevrolet Equinox

The Chevrolet Equinox, Chevy’s compact SUV, has remained largely unchanged since it was redesigned at the beginning of this decade. That’s an eternity in today’s automotive industry where buyers are always looking for the newest features and technologies. Chevrolet clearly waited too long before offering us a new product, but the good news is that consumers now get plenty of ...

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The 2017 Toyota Prius is the green car of the year according to AJAC

Prius

The 2017 Toyota Prius was crowned the Canadian Green Car of the Year by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The announcement was made yesterday on the first day of the Vancouver International Auto Show. According to AJAC, an eco-friendly car is “a vehicle which, for its size and purpose, provides the Canadian consumer with environmentally-friendly returns that compare ...

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2017 Mazda Adventure Rally: Giving back can be devilishly fun

Mazda Rally 2017

Many corporations, big and small, implicate themselves in charitable events. They generally involve cookouts, trials or sporting events. None that I know of revolve around a highly competitive, four-day long driving event with countless challenges, time constraints and fantastic cars. This is not called the Adventure Rally for nothing. In 2013, Mazda launched what was to become a nearly annual ...

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