First Drive: 2019 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento 2018

For a long time, Kia’s sales pitch was mainly focused on value, the deal that the customer gets when choosing a Kia. This customer had – and still has – plenty of choice in the segments where the Korean manufacturer is active. Today, Kia is changing its game plan and wants to focus more on the product, and the lifestyle ...

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First road test 2018 Nissan Kicks

2018 Nissan Kicks

Montreal, QC. With already 20 years of field experience despite my youthful appearance, I’ve developed an ability to gauge new products. This is not exactly a talent, but it helps set expectations and what I love most about my pre-fab beliefs is when I’m off, or wrong. I wasn’t wrong about the Kicks, but it still managed to surprise me. ...

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First road test 2019 Hyundai Veloster

2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Montreal, QC. It doesn’t happen very often that my opinion of a car changes or evolves a short while after I’ve driven it. I’m usually pretty set in my thoughts after handing the keys back and headed towards my keyboard to write my story. For whatever reason, the all-new 2019 Hyundai Veloster has been brewing in my mind for over ...

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Choosing between premium and regular gasoline

gasoline types explained

As you stand in front of the gas pump, you notice that under that fuel cap it is written: Premium fuel recommended. Like others before you, your attention shifts to the pump itself where you realize that the price of Premium gasoline is higher than regular, by at least 10 cents. In order to save a few dollars, you opt ...

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Prepare your car for the summer heat

There is no doubt that in Canada, the winter has a particularly negative effect on our vehicle. However, summer can also put a strain on its mechanical components, especially when it is hot outside and we have to travel several hundred kilometers every week. So to make sure the heat does not have an overly adverse effect on your car ...

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