2016 Ford Focus RS

You Can’t Have a 2016 Ford Focus RS

We only wish we were kidding. The Focus RS has done the rounds on the web for the better part of a year now, and as both the hype and the anticipation grew, potential buyers began salivating and placing orders. For lovers of hot hatchbacks and hooning, the Focus RS is a dream come true, […]

Audi virtual cockpit replaces a traditional instrument panel

Audi virtual cockpit replaces a traditional instrument panel

Audi is seeking to innovate the good old driver instrument panel by replacing conventional needles with modern screen technology. Called Audi virtual cockpit, this configurable interface first appeared in the 2016 Audi TT, and will make its way into various other of the brand’s products, such as the new-generation A4. The digital cluster consists of […]

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A Sportier Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid for Japan

The 2016 Subaru Crosstrek is an affordable, versatile compact crossover that’s well suited to the rigours of our Canadian winters, and is a popular model in the brand’s lineup. However, the Crosstrek Hybrid version isn’t as interesting, with its rather high $30,495 MSRP and marginal fuel economy improvement. The 148-hp, 2.0-litre engine is supported by […]

Fiat Chrysler ending car production in U.S.

Fiat Chrysler ending car production in U.S.

The company may be called Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, but by early next year, it won’t be making automobiles in the U.S. Instead, Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. plants will be focusing entirely on pickups and SUVs for the Ram and Jeep brands. Fiat Chrysler is winding down production of theChrysler 200 and Dodge Dart and will primarily […]

Recall Notice for the Chrysler 200

Recall Notice for the Chrysler 200, the Jeep Cherokee, the Jeep Renegade and the Ram ProMaster City

Transport Canada recently announced a recall notice regarding a problem with the nine-speed automatic transmission of certain FCA models. In some cases, the transmission wire harness could have been improperly crimped, and as a result, the lever could unexpectedly shift into neutral. If that happens, the vehicle would obviously lose its motive power, which could […]

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The 2017 Nissan Titan lineup grows

In order to be a player in the pickup segment, customization is a must. In other words, a buyer of said truck must be able to “build” a pickup in his or her image. Nissan’s working hard at convincing picky and loyal truck buyers to look their way. The addition of a new single cab […]

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The 2017 smart fortwo Gets a Cloth-covered Roof

From the 2017 model year on, it will be slightly harder to distinguish the hardtop smart fortwo from the fortwo cabriolet which is just arriving on the market. The pure and passion trim levels of the fortwo coupé will get a black fabric roof covering, while the prime version will keep its panoramic glass roof. […]

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2017 Toyota Prius v Hits Canadian Showrooms

Although the Toyota Prius hatchback was totally redesigned for the 2016 model year, the Prius c and Prius v soldier on unchanged for the time being. The 2017 Toyota Prius v wagon (as we call it) or crossover (as Toyota calls it) is available in three trim levels. The base version starts at $28,875 before […]

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Red Bull now has its Own Megacar, the AM-RB 001

This morning, Red Bull became the first energy drink company to develop its own vehicle: in a partnership with Aston Martin, the American brand announced the AM-RB 001, a very limited-edition supercar. It will be built by Aston Martin, but was engineered by Adrian Newey, Chief Technical Officer at Red Bull Racing Formula 1. Contrary […]