Cadillac XT4

2019 Cadillac XT4 review

January 31, 2019 Richard 0

Cadillac is in the midst of a comeback attempt. It has replaced the head of the brand, moved its headquarters back to Detroit, is closing five plants and discontinued the CT6. It is struggling with a […]

Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica hybrid review

January 29, 2019 Richard 0

The world’s first, and only, hybrid minivan is like frosting a cake – it completes what is already one of the most attractive vehicular packages for a large family. The Chrysler Pacifica competes with the […]

proper seating position
Better Driver

How to sit in a car

January 27, 2019 Richard 0

Very few drivers realize the role a proper seating position plays in the safe operating of a motor vehicle. The relationship to the airbag, and controls is critical. Visibility and the ability to remain in […]

Mazda CX-9

2019 Mazda CX-9 review

January 26, 2019 Richard 0

  The 2019 Mazda CX-9 looks exactly the same as last the 2018 version. But hidden beneath that familiar and attractive sheet metal, is a mid-sizer that thinks and acts bigger and more expensive. Many […]

Blizzack winter tire
everything automotive

A new Bridgestone Blizzack

January 25, 2019 Richard 0

Are your winter tires at the end of their useful life? Plan ahead and look into a set for next year. Bridgestone has announced an addition to the Blizzack line – the WS90. Designed for family […]


2019 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro review

January 25, 2019 Richard 0

It’s not often that people on my street, or on the road stare at a pickup. After all, they are the most popular vehicles on North American roads. The Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro, painted in TRD-exclusive […]

Better Driver

How mature drivers can reduce risk.

January 23, 2019 Richard 0

During the past 35 years, the number of Canadian drivers over the age of 70 has exceeded the growth rate of the population by a factor of three. Those over 65 represent the fastest growing […]

everything automotive

The future is electric at Nissan and Infiniti

January 22, 2019 Richard 0

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit auto show provided a glimpse into the future for Nissan and Infiniti. In both cases it involves an entirely new, and electric platform. Infiniti unveiled the QX Inspiration, a concept […]

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross review

January 21, 2019 Richard 0

Not long ago, Mitsubishi was in danger of collapse. How times change. It is now part of the giant Renault/Nissan/Mitsubishi global alliance. Thus group has overtaken VW as the world’s largest car company. It sold […]

winter tires

Why should I minus size tires

January 20, 2019 Richard 0

Combining taller tires with small-diameter wheels has several distinct advantages A second set of wheels for winter tires provides an opportunity to improve traction in snow or slush. If you plan to keep your vehicle […]