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Honda Recalls Over Two Million Vehicles Worldwide

On Friday July 14th Honda announced they would be recalling 2.1 million Honda Accords worldwide. Of the 2.1 million Accords being recalled 1.15 million are in North America of which 51,995 are in Canada. The Honda Accord models, built from 2013-2016, are being recalled due to a malfunctioning 12-volt sensor that monitors the battery state of charge.…

2017 Nissan Sentra SR Turbo Road Test

Want a cheap fun car? Consider Nissan’s heavily updated Sentra in new 2017 SR Turbo trim. Yes, a Sentra that’s fun! It’s been a while, but this 188-hp turbocharged imp boasts LED headlights, an aero kit, 17-inch alloys, sport-tuned steering and suspension settings, larger front brakes, rear discs and more, while inside it gets proximity access,…

2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Road Test

Porsche builds its 718 Cayman on the same Zuffenhausen assembly line as its legendary 911, and uses many of the iconic rear-engine sports car’s components. The smaller two-seat coupe is a mid-engine model, however, and brilliantly balanced as well. Check out today’s review of an entry-level model with some tempting options like heatable 14-way…

Porsche celebrates one-millionth 911 milestone

No sports car brand is more respected than Porsche, and no model in the entire industry more revered than the mighty 911. It’s been in constant production for more than 50 years, having celebrated quinquagenarian status in 2013. Now just four years later it has achieved yet another milestone, the production of its one-millionth car. On May 11, 2017,…

2017 Honda CR-V Touring Road Test

If you want a compact SUV make Honda your first or last stop, as they don’t come any better than the CR-V. The world’s bestselling SUV is new from the ground up for 2017, with standard features including a 190-hp turbo four, CVT, digital gauges, dual-zone auto HVAC, heatable front seats, 7.0-inch infotainment, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, a backup…

2017 Kia Soul Turbo SX

Kia Soul fans rejoice! The Kia Soul, which was introduced to the market as a 2009 model, now has an optional turbocharged engine. The new Soul has a 1.6-litre turbocharged inline four engine paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission with manual shifting. The new turbocharged Kia Soul now develops 201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 195…

2017 Toyota Yaris SE Hatchback

I don’t know why I still call this little car the Tercel. I worked for a Toyota dealer way back in ‘87 and the Tercel was one of the most popular cars we sold at the time. That was already the third-generation Tercel, which was replaced by the Echo in 1999. This oddly styled yet undeniably practical subcompact was one of my first-ever manufacturer-supplied…

2017 Lexus NX 300h Executive Road Test

Sporty looking and plenty quick with 194 hybrid horsepower, its standard AWD is conventionally powered up front and a battery sourced at the rear. The result is best-in-class fuel economy of 7.4 L/100km combined city/highway, and an astonishing level of standard equipment including 18-inch alloys, LED headlamps, LED fogs, auto-dimming mirrors, proximity…
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