2017 hyundai Ioniq

April 28, 2017 Richard 0

Hyundai is taking direct aim at Toyota with a series of hybrids designed to challenge the acknowledged leader of the field.It has announced pricing for the new car $24,299 – $31,749 for the hybrid and […]


2017 Mercedes AMG C63 S cabriolet

April 25, 2017 Richard 0

The AMG C63 gets a twin turbo V8 belting out a stout 469-horsepower. While certainly more than adequate, more is better, so the ‘S’ version bumps output to 503 horses and a seriously potent 516 […]


Base 2017 Porsche Macan

April 22, 2017 Richard 0

It may not have the all-out performance of its six-cylinder siblings, but it has more horsepower and torque, and is faster than anything the competition has to offer from their base models. click here for […]

Gifts & Gadgets

Stanley socket set

April 21, 2017 Richard 0

  Saw this ad in a Canadian Tire flyer today and it reminded me what great luck I have had with these tools. The Stanley “Professional Black Chrome Socket Set” has been my go-to set […]


ABS explained

April 21, 2017 Richard 0

In my humble opinion ABS or Antilock Braking Systems are the most significant safety advance since the invention of the brake itself. ABS requires no conscious thought, training or additional maintenance. Drivers simply have to […]


2017 GMC Canyon diesel

April 20, 2017 Richard 0

Built in Thailand, the 2.8-litre, four-cylinder Duramax engine is used throughout GM’s global portfolio in a variety of vehicle types and brands. It is a proven, thoroughly modern unit with double overhead camshafts, high-pressure common […]


2017 VW Jetta GLi

April 20, 2017 Richard 0

  I recently had the opportunity to drive a Jetta GLi from Toronto to Halifax. There is nothing like a 12-hour, 1,800-km stint in a vehicle to make you well-aware of any shortcomings. Click here […]

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Tips & Tricks

Oil changed too often?

April 18, 2017 Richard 0

Don’t hurry to change your oil Chemistry and technology have made huge changes in the past couple of decades. This is especially true for engines, where manufacturing tolerances and emission regulations are both tighter. Engines […]

Better Driver

10 tips for safe driving

April 16, 2017 Richard 0

10 tips for safe driving 1 – Expect the unexpected Processing all the visual information around us on the road and prioritizing it, is the answer to safe driving. We must be able to ask […]


2017 GMC Yukon Denali

April 14, 2017 Richard 0

Luxury SUV sales are growing in significance. All the big names are there — Audi, Cadillac, Infiniti, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercedes and Porsche. And they are about to be joined by Jaguar and Bentley. Which brings me to […]