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2015 Toyota Yaris and 2015 Nissan Micra – Comparison

We were all quite excited when we heard that the Micra was coming back to Canada; this was a cool, compact model that had been making waves as the March in other markets, and as compact cars became hotter sellers here, it looked to be the right time for the Micra to return. Arrive it did, to Canada and not the ...

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The Can’t Miss List: U.S. Route 66

Whether it be from films like Pixar’s Cars, through sociological and historic study or through an interest in Americana, you’ve probably heard of Route 66. “The Mother Road”, as it was called, connects Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA and is really the first interstate the US ever saw. Motorists were sick of arriving at state lines only to find ...

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Scenic Route: 2015 Nissan Rogue Review

Tucumcari, NM — “The Altima-te Rogue Trip” was named as such because we got the chance to experience the classic U.S. Route 66 in two 2015 Nissan models: The Altima sedan and Rogue crossover. We took the Altima through Illinois and Missouri, so what to use to tackle the deserts and hills of northern Texas and New Mexico? Why, the ...

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Quick spin: 4 cars to drive in 2015

Well, it’s auto show season, which means all the new 2015 and 2016 models are going to start to be pored over, tested and examined by everyone from buyers to dealers and industry professionals. We were given the opportunity to drive some of the year’s top models in succession; here are some of the highlights. Mini Cooper  When I tested ...

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2015 Chevrolet Trax LTZ – Review

Built in Mexico and for sale in Canada and not the US, the 2015 Chevrolet Trax arrived in 2014 as Chevy’s entrant into what has become a quickly growing class in the urban utility vehicle (UUV). Really, Chevrolet was a bit ahead of its time with the, with manufacturers like Mazda, Fiat and even Mercedes-Benz jumping on the bandwagon since. ...

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