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2014 Ford Fiesta Hatchback – Funky & fun

If you’re looking for a subcompact car that is more than just fuel-efficient and easy to park, the 2014 Ford Fiesta is a vehicle that can add some flavour to your daily commute.  The nimble and fun-to-drive 2014 Fiesta ups its game with some styling changes, festive colour options, a new ST trim with a more powerful engine, and several ...

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2015 Toyota Yaris unveiled

The Toyota Yaris has long been a staple on Canadian roads, and now Toyota is readying a refreshed Yaris to take on newer models in the segment such as the upcoming Honda Fit. Small car owners and Toyota enthusiasts will certainly enjoy the sleek new styling the Yaris hatchback has received for the 2015 model year. The automaker’s subcompact car ...

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2015 Volkswagen Golf: First Contact

2015 Volkswagen Golf

(San Francisco, California) Volkswagen has long been one of the few automakers to stand behind turbodiesel drivetrains as a fuel-saving technology, and the next-generation 2015 Volkswagen Golf continues the brand’s tradition of offering a diesel-powered option at an affordable price point.  Not only does the 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI offer an all-new engine under the hood, but the base Volkswagen ...

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The 2015 Ford F-150’s Green Side

Ford F-150 eco-friendly

Ford needs the new 2015 F-150 to be a major hit. After all, the current model is the American automaker’s bread and butter, and has long been the most popular offering in its segment. The full-size pickup segment has evolved in recent years. Although torque and towing capacity are still very important elements that can sway a buyer towards one ...

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 – Back to reality

Mercedes-Benz CLA 250

The first time I drove the Mercedes-Benz CLA 250 was in Washington D.C., where I was particularly drawn to the sporty handling of this new German compact. That first drive took place during the mid-autumn period, located in an area where the roads had not yet been victim to what we Canadians know as some sort of bombing.  My one-week review with ...

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Ford recalls Escape and C-Max because of airbag problem

An airbag problem has led to a recall involving about 700,000 2013 and 2014 Escape and C-Max models announced yesterday by Ford. A software programming error is to blame for the recall, the tenth in total for the Escape since the launch of the new generation. Among the 700,000 models recalled worldwide, 78,013 Ford Escape and C-Max models are located ...

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