Autos

2017 Lexus IS

2017 Lexus IS. (Benjamin Yong)
2017 Lexus IS. (Benjamin Yong)

The third generation Lexus Innovative Sedan, or IS for short, was introduced in 2014, and in just two short years has experienced a significant evolution...




  • 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

  • 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport. (Benjamin Yong)

    2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

    Adjectives describing the Hyundai Elantra often include safe and successful–the latest version was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,... Read more

  • Ted Lalka, Vice President, Product Planning and Marketing, Subaru Canada Inc. (Subaru Canada)

    Subaru: How a Niche Marketer Became a Mainstream Player

    Since Subaru entered the Canadian marketplace to sell their brand in 1976, up until recent years, they were known primarily as a manufacturer of competent,... Read more

  • Ralph Gilles, global head of Design Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles)

    Ralph Gilles: Handling Great Responsibility With Grace, Style, and a Sense of Humour

    Growing up in Montreal as the son of Haitian immigrants, Ralph Gilles loved to draw anything automotive-related—especially cars. Interestingly enough, in 1987 an aunt encouraged... Read more

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