Autos: Research

When Is an Extended Car Warranty Worth It?

Sunday  21:52,   07 january 2018
Consumer Reports

My car salesman was pushing me to buy an extended warranty because I put a lot of miles on my car per year. Is it worth it? "You might be tempted to roll the cost of an extended warranty into you r new car purchase, but that means you're paying [...]

Buying Used: 2014-17 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Tuesday  21:41,   02 january 2018

Chevrolet’s very first pickup truck was bound to appeal to the do-it-yourself crowd and future Ikea shoppers. Introduced in 1918, it used the car’s chassis, engine, transmission and the front sheet metal, but customers were expected to[...]

The Rising Popularity of Luxury Automobiles

Thursday  19:55,   21 december 2017

One of the most defining automotive trends in Canada in recent years, aside from the record-breaking number of vehicles sold, is the rising popularity of luxury vehicles. I am referring to top-tier, mid-level and semiluxury brands. Not[...]

Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Features Cherry Red Roof

Tuesday  17:55,   19 december 2017

Limited edition model headed to the U.K.Mazda first showed off a cherry red-roofed Miata at the recent Tokyo auto show. After receiving positive feedback on this feature, Mazda has added it to the Z-Sport model for the U.K. The automaker says this[...]

What’s a Buick Avenir?

Friday  18:35,   15 december 2017

New Avenir sub-brand boosts Buick’s premium presenceThis ultimate trim package is destined to be shared across nearly all of the Buick lineup, in a manner similar to GMC’s premium Denali[...]

Are We Headed For 'Peak SUV?'

Friday  18:35,   15 december 2017

Perhaps the answer to free-falling sedan sales isn't for automakers to build more crossover SUVs, but to make their sedans more crossover-like.Perhaps an SUV in name only, the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is uniquely available as a two-door[...]

What cars do Canadians want from Santa?

Thursday  22:36,   14 december 2017

The answers are both expected and, in some cases, quite surprising , according to DesRosiers Automotive Consultants (DAC). Research Research New Used New & Used Make Model #1 – SUVsSUVs topped all other vehicle types on Santa’s[...]

2019 Jaguar I-Pace First Look: Look Out Tesla, Here Comes Jaguar

Tuesday  18:05,   12 december 2017
Motor Trend

<p>Jag takes us for a ride in an I-Pace prototype</p>Jaguar engineers took time out from final calibration testing to give us a ride around Los Angeles in one of the first I-Paces built using production tooling. We weren't allowed behind the[...]

Care by Volvo, a new all-inclusive subscription service

Friday  21:06,   08 december 2017

After BOOK by Cadillac and Porsche Passport , Volvo is launching their own vehicle subscription service.&nbsp;The Swedish brand made the announcement this week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and Volvo Canada also confirmed the service would[...]

Mojitos and Lift Kits: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Is All Ready for Mopar Parts

Thursday  18:06,   07 december 2017
Car and Driver

Mojitos and Lift Kits: The 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Is All Ready for Mopar PartsThe two kitted-out Wranglers at the L.A. auto show aren't limited-edition decal jobs—although you can be assured those will soon follow. They're sample creations using[...]

Volvo XC40 puts a new spin on “owning” a car

Tuesday  18:00,   05 december 2017

Volvo is taking aim at entry-level luxury CUVs with the all-new XC40Why does it matter? Being a Volvo, you know it will have the latest in crash avoidance and crash mitigation technology. Officially, the company says the XC40 will be “among the[...]

How does Volvo’s new subscription service compare with traditional leasing?

Friday  20:01,   01 december 2017

Running the numbers and intangibles on Care by Volvo.We spoke to Volvo officials to find out how the subscription program would work, how it differs from standard, conventional auto leasing, and what the advantages and disadvantages[...]

7 Things to Know about the 2018 Nissan Kicks

Friday  19:07,   01 december 2017
Motor Trend

In a short yet energetic press conference, Nissan unveiled the Kicks at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show today. Here are some important things to know about this affordable new entry into the hot subcompact crossover segment. Read our 2018 Nissan[...]

Exclusive 2019 Subaru Ascent Prototype First Drive: Biggest Subie Ever

Thursday  23:21,   30 november 2017
Motor Trend

Subaru executives don’t like to say the “T” word. The 2006 B9 Tribeca was the first time a three-row family vehicle wore the Pleiades badge, but it was too small and missed the mark. After two generations, the automaker quietly pulled the plug in[...]

To Lease or to Buy your Vehicle; That is the Question

Thursday  19:23,   30 november 2017

Deciding whether to lease or purchase an automobile is an important consideration for car buyers, and there is no ‘one size fits all’ answer.&nbsp;Video: Don’t bother buying these new car add-ons (provided by Consumer Reports)Click to expand [...]