Monthly Archives: February 2012

Test Drive: 2012 Cadillac SRX AWD

A great sales success for Cadillac, the SRX is luxuriously appointed but dull to drive.

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Feature: Porsche’s Camp4 Experience – Second Opinion

Developing car handling skills at the absolute extremes of poor traction can be a lot of fun.

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Toyota earns half of all Top Pick spots

Toyota has taken five spots on Consumer Reports’ annual Top Picks list, the first brand to earn half of the top ten spots in nearly a decade.
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Kia reveals new K9 sedan

Kia has revealed the first official photographs of its all-new flagship sedan, its first with rear-wheel drive. Continue reading

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New “green” airbag goes into production

A new, more environmentally-friendly and cost-effective airbag inflator has gone into production. Continue reading

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Nissan unveils new engineering concept

Nissan has introduced its next-generation vehicle engineering concept, named the Nissan Common Module Family (CMF). Continue reading

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Used cars are now less of a gamble

Buying a used car becomes less of a gamble with every passing year, according to a new analysis by Consumer Reports. Continue reading

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Test-Drive: 2012 Infiniti M Hybrid

The Infiniti M35h is “is a very nice interpretation of what gasoline and electricity working together can do,” Jil McIntosh says.

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Travel Feature: Cote d’Azur on a budget

The French Riviera may be one of Europe’s wealthiest areas, but travellers can find surprisingly affordable accommodation and transportation.

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B.C. students win safe driving contest

B.C. students from Vancouver, Burnaby and Summerland have won the top prizes for their driving safety ads.
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New recalls affect Porsche, Nissan, tots and tires

Ottawa, Ontario – Transport Canada has released its latest recalls, which may affect some Porsche and Nissan vehicles, some Goodyear tires, and some Safety 1st child car seats. 2011 Safety 1st Onside Air LX (22142CAGK) Units affected: 296 An incorrect … Continue reading

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Audi introduces electric A3 to U.S. market

Audi has announced its battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron pilot program in the U.S.
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Nissan plans new sedan for Russia

Nissan has announced the Almera, an “upscale affordable sedan” that is its first model to be developed and produced locally for the Russian market.
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