First Drive: 2015 Jeep Renegade

Mirabel, QC — “Renegade.” The name has been used before by Jeep, but as a more hardcore, wide-bodied trim package for the venerable CJ and Wrangler models. Those models were part of the old Chrysler. This is the new Chrysler—actually, make that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)—and the Renegade name is back, and this time, it’s its own model with fun, ...

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Leasing or financing, how do you figure it out?

In the automotive world, the question of whether to finance or lease your next vehicle is undoubtedly complex and a source of anxiety for many new-vehicle buyers. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer and ultimately, what you do depends on your specific situation. Financing No question, it is more expensive to finance a vehicle that to lease it when looking ...

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Ford GT supercar to be built in Canada

In addition to winning the 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year with their Ford F-150, the manufacturer continues to make headlines with the announcement that the recently-revealed Ford GT super car will be built in partnership with Multimatic in Markham, ON. The result? We can actually say the GT will be “Made in Canada.” Power for the GT comes from ...

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Ford F-150 named 2015 Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year

Toronto, ON — For the second time in its long history, the Ford F-150 has earned Canadian Utility Vehicle of the Year honours. Based on votes from over 70 members from the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), the F-150 beat out finalists from Porsche (Macan S) and Subaru (Outback). The announcement was made this morning on media day at the ...

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Subaru Legacy wins 2015 Canadian Car of the Year

Toronto, ON — The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) announced the Subaru Legacy as the winner of the 2015 Canadian Car of the Year this morning at the Canadian International Auto Show. The Legacy wrestled the award from another mid-size sedan—the Mazda6—which earned top honours last year. “In the past year, Subaru sold a record number of vehicles and celebrated a new ...

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Scenic Route: 2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 Review

Whistler, BC — As a longtime British Columbian and Vancouverite, I have to say that while the Olympics did a lot of good for our Province and city, the road “improvements” it provided weren’t necessarily all that; not for enthusiast drivers, anyway. For the aptly-named Sea-to-Sky highway between Vancouver and Whistler used to be one of those driver’s roads you ...

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