Autos

Automobile Journalist Association of Canada’s (AJAC) 2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards

(Left: Hans Blesse, president and CEO of BMW Group Canada, Right: David Taylor, CCOTY Committee Member) (David Taylor)
(Left: Hans Blesse, president and CEO of BMW Group Canada, Right: David Taylor, CCOTY Committee Member) (David Taylor)

For most people, buying or leasing a brand new vehicle is likely the second largest purchase you might make. And if you prefer the latest...




  • 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. (Courtesy of Hyundai)

    2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited Ultimate

    Hyundai offers the Santa Fe in a range of trims and seating capacities. There is the five-seater Santa Fe Sport, measuring 185 inches in length... Read more

  • 2016 Ford F-150. (Courtesy of Ford)

    2016 Ford F-150 4X4 SuperCrew: A Truck to Reckon With

    It would take a full page to list all the first-in-class, best-in-class, class-exclusive, and new features that the 2016 Ford F-150 carries. That’s the reason... Read more

  • Wolfgang Hoffmann (David Taylor)

    Jaguar Land Rover: Building Automobiles That Appeal to Driving Enthusiasts and Purists

    Jaguar and Land Rover are two iconic marques designed and built in England. Both companies have had the great good fortune to be wholly-supported by... Read more

  • 2017 Mazda CX-3. (Courtesy of Mazda)

    2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring

    The CX-3 is a beautiful 5-passenger subcompact utility vehicle from Mazda. It is bold in styling and can be optioned with the i-ACTIV AWD system... Read more

  • 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e (David Taylor)

    BMW: First Plug-in Hybrid Production Model

    Built at the BMW Spartanburg plant in South Carolina, the 2017 BMW X5 xDrive40e is the German-based automotive manufacturer’s very first production plug-in hybrid (PHEV)... Read more

  • 2017 Acura MDX. (Courtesy of Acura)

    2017 Acura MDX AWD Advance

    Let’s start with the precisely crafted V6 engine. This is an engine that has a displacement of 3.5 L, breathes through 24 valves, fuelled through... Read more

  • Chrysler Pacifica Limited (David Taylor)

    2017 Chrysler Pacifica Limited: A (Mini) Van for All Seasons

    For many people driving the roads and highways of Canada in the mid-1980s, the common perception that this hugely popular mode of family transportation, the... Read more

  • Ford Escape (David Taylor)

    2017 Ford Escape: Driving Through the Rockies

    Throughout the year, all the major Canadian-based automotive manufacturers send out invitations to a select group of automotive and lifestyle writers when they wish to... Read more

  • 2016 Lexus NX 200t Turbo. (Courtesy of Lexus Newsroom)

    2016 Lexus NX 200t Turbo F Sport

    The Lexus 2.0 L turbocharged engine with Dual VVT-i is capable of cranking out 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, while delivering multiple levels... Read more

  • A member of staff cleans a new SUV Sportage car at South Korean carmaker Kia Motors booth during a press day of the 66th IAA auto show in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on September 15, 2015. 
(ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Kia Tells Sportage Owners to Park Outside Due to Fire Risk

    DETROIT—Kia is telling owners of nearly 72,000 older SUVs in the U.S. to park them outside because an electrical short in a computer can cause... Read more

  • Subaru Forester (Subaru)

    The 2017 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited is Worth a Look

    As a brand, Subaru has been around for some time. In fact, as a manufacturer, a few years back they were, by volume, the 22nd... Read more

  • Jaguar XE (Jaguar)

    Jaguar XE: 10 Years After

    It was 10 years ago when Ford-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), the esteemed British manufacturer introduced the world to their serious attempt to design and... Read more

  • 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid. (Courtesy of Honda)

    2017 Accord Hybrid Touring

    The new, re-styled 2017 Accord Hybrid features the 2nd generation 2-motor hybrid powertrain, which continues to establish its reputation as a leader in environmental friendliness... Read more

  • Volvo XC90  (Volvo)

    Volvo: A Winning Combination of Continued Safety Features and Design Renaissance

    For many consumers, Volvo is an automotive brand that for almost 90 years has been synonymous with well-engineered vehicles designed, first and foremost, with the... Read more

  • 2016 Jeep Wrangler. (Courtesy of FCA-Jeep)

    2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 75th Anniversary Edition

    Jeep makes Wrangler for a purpose. Well, it is not to drive freeways, ride smoothly along pristine avenues, or explore affluent coastal highways. Although Jeep... Read more

  • Mike Speranzini, brand director of Buick Canada (General Motors)

    Buick: An Iconic Brand That Made Changes – and Thrived

    Founded in 1899 in Jackson, Michigan, Buick is one of the oldest automobile brands in the world—and the oldest in North America. Traditionally built for... Read more

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