Autos: Research

Tesla Killers: Rise of the E-Machines

Friday  18:42,   18 may 2018
motortrend

Can Tesla survive the surge of EV competitors from Jaguar, BMW, VW, and others?No one saw Tesla coming. A Silicon Valley startup putting electric motors into a handful of Lotus sports cars was about as niche as automaking gets. Then Elon Musk took[...]

Should you buy a used Honda CR-V?

Thursday  17:11,   17 may 2018
autofile.ca

The third-generation CR-V was introduced in 2007 and continued through 2011Virtual shrines have been built online for the Civic Wagon 4WD, which sported push-button four-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission with an ultra- low gear. It[...]

Buying Used: 2014-18 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

Thursday  17:10,   17 may 2018
wheels.ca

Brand management is a tricky vocation. Like juggling. Or selling rustproofing. A brand is often most appealing when it’s exclusive. It can command a handsome premium when it’s sold in relatively small numbers. Conversely, spread the brand over a[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Nissan Frontier, 2005-2018

Friday  16:31,   11 may 2018
autotrader.ca

<p>Unique and functional interior, good build quality, a solid and sturdy ride, plenty of power from the big V6 engine, and plenty of off-road capability.</p>Pickup[...]

All-Wheel Drive Glossary

Thursday  17:43,   03 may 2018
autotrader.ca

Canadian shoppers are more likely than ever to be considering an all-wheel-drive (AWD) car or crossover as their next vehicle – and automakers are responding by launching more and more AWD-equipped models than ever.&nbsp;Video: 2018 Land Rover[...]

The rules to follow when getting your kid a car

Thursday  17:41,   03 may 2018
driving.ca

It used to be the bigger the better, but nowadays safety features and fuel economy are key features to look forThe first question can be answered in your owner’s manual, not even Kreskin knows why those idiots can’t get out of the passing lane, but[...]

Why Your Next Car Might Use 48-Volt Technology

Thursday  04:17,   03 may 2018
consumerreports.org

Automakers worldwide increasingly talk about electrifying their fleets, but it doesn’t mean every future car or truck will need to be plugged in. Instead, the first wave of this advance is 48-vol t technology.Video: 2019 Ram 1500 Remains Big and[...]

2018 Lexus LS: What You Need to Know

Tuesday  18:02,   01 may 2018
usnews

The fully-redesigned 2018 Lexus LS is a well-rounded super luxury car, but it still finishes in the middle of our rankings. This Lexus fails to match the infotainment offerings and rear-seat space of other cars in the class. The 2018 Lexus LS is[...]

Electric Vehicle Home Charger Buyer’s Guide

Thursday  18:15,   26 april 2018
autotrader.ca

Say you’re ready to adopt electric mobility for your commuting and daily errands: where will you charge the thing? If your plan is to rely on public charging facilities, remember that cold winter temperatures can cause severe loss of range. That’s[...]

Cars Americans Don’t Want to Buy

Thursday  18:12,   26 april 2018
247wallst

The U.S. auto industry’s growth streak that began in 2010 ended in 2017 as car and light truck sales fell 1.8% from 2016. Some manufacturers, however, took a bigger hit than[...]

Mazda takes Mazda6 upmarket with mid-cycle refresh

Wednesday  20:26,   25 april 2018
autofile.ca

New front and rear clips and almost all-new interior, floor to ceiling 1/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Mazda6 interior 2/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Mazda6 3/7 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018[...]

RIP Diesel-powered cars, 2018

Wednesday  18:16,   25 april 2018
msn

Diesel engines were supposed to help us transition to an all-electric transportation system, but it turns out it was too little, too late.&nbsp;Video: 2018 Tesla Model 3 Quick Drive (provided by Consumer Reports) Your browser does not support[...]

Depreciation Appreciation: 2008-2015 Infiniti G37 / Q60

Wednesday  16:06,   25 april 2018
autotrader.ca

<p>Launched for model year 2008 as an all-new machine with a new engine, new look, and new platform, the two-door G37 was available in coupe and convertible variants over its lifespan, depending on the year in question. Special high-performing[...]

Ford F-150 diesel ratings a Power Stroke of genius

Tuesday  17:37,   24 april 2018
autofile.ca

Ford’s new F-150 Power Stroke diesel posts top fuel efficiency ratings 1/6 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke 2/6 SLIDES © Provided by Autofile 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke 3/6 SLIDES © Provided by[...]

Used Vehicle Review: Nissan Sentra, 2013-2018

Tuesday  17:07,   24 april 2018
autotrader.ca

<p>With a complete do-over for model year 2013, the latest-generation Nissan Sentra hit the road in 2012 with more space, luxury, technology, and feature content than any before[...]