A few tricks for driving in winter

With winter fast approaching, the moment has come to remind ourselves of a few tips and tricks that will help us get through the winter months without any unfortunate incident. Driving in winter is not easy, and we tend to forget that we must adapt our driving habits when the road gets snowy or icy. The key to driving in ...

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2015 Subaru Impreza Review

The compact sedan and hatch segment is becoming an increasingly competitive one, meaning manufacturers are forced to do more and more in an effort to stand out.   Maybe they’ll give their cars somewhat outlandish styling, as Hyundai does with the Elantra. Or, they’ll stick by a tried, tested and true powertrain as Honda does with the Civic. Or, in ...

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How to improve your vehicle’s fuel economy in winter

In winter, it is expected that your vehicle’s fuel economy numbers will be worst. That said, the increase in fuel consumption is due to numerous factors, including cold temperatures which can thicken an engine’s oil as well as the fact that most mechanical components are not operating within their most efficient temperature range. In other words, cold weather forces our ...

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2014 Subaru Impreza sedan Review – The sensible choice

The compact car segment is filled with some fierce competitors, and although many offer attractive new styling and technologies, only the 2014 Subaru Impreza provides what Canadian car buyers really need : standard all-wheel drive. After all, it’s the sensible choice. Why the Impreza? If the 2014 Subaru Impreza is not already on your radar, you may want to bring ...

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2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop Review – More modern, still a blast to drive

Fresh for the 2014 model year, the redesigned third-generation Mini Cooper hardtop remains unique to the brand, and continues to maintain its exceptionally fun-to-drive status, due in part to a new turbocharged engine that provides grin-inducing performance, and improved fuel economy. Who is it for? – Consumers searching for a unique-looking and highly customizable vehicle that is also among the ...

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Porsche confirms Macan Diesel for North America

In a year from now, it will be possible to order a Porsche Macan powered by a turbodiesel V6 engine. The new eco-friendly powerplant will join the current lineup of gas engines offered with Porsche’s new compact SUV. The announcement was made to Automotive News by Porsche North America’s vice president of marketing Andre Oosthuizen. The turbodiesel V6 headed for ...

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