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Autos: Research

2019 Byton M-Byte First Look: Mega-Byte

Wednesday  19:32,   16 january 2019
motortrend

A couple of years ago, at the press introduction of the Toyota Prius C in San Diego, I was chatting with chief engineer Satoshi Ogiso, a central figure in the history Toyota’s hybrid technology. As we both stared at a Prius parked at the curb, I... >>>

Auto Showdown: 2020 Ford Explorer vs. 2020 Kia Telluride

Wednesday  00:06,   16 january 2019
motortrend

Three-row crossovers aren’t sexy, but they’re sure gaining lots of attention lately. Debuting at the 2019 Detroit auto show this week, the 2020 Kia Telluride joins the Volkswagen Atlas, Subaru Ascent, and Hyundai Palisade as another completely new... >>>

Depreciation Appreciation: 2010-2013 Acura ZDX

Friday  17:05,   11 january 2019
autotrader.ca

Welcome to Depreciation Appreciation! Every month, your pals at autoTRADER.ca dig up an instance of how depreciation can make for an extraordinary used car deal. This month, something completely different. No, really. Last month, we looked at the... >>>

The Truth About Brake Pad Replacement in Teslas And Other EVs

Thursday  00:31,   10 january 2019
jalopnik

The day after Christmas, Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave us an unexpected gift. Brake pads on Teslas would “literally never” need to be replaced, he said, thanks in part to the electric car’s regenerative brakes cutting way down on brake pad use compared... >>>

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan Vs. CLA: See The Changes

Thursday  00:31,   10 january 2019
motor1

On the surface, these two cars look identical – but keen eyes might be able to point out the differences. When it debuted in 2015 with a sub-$30,000 asking price, the Mercedes-Benz CLA had its fair share of success. But a half-decade or so mostly... >>>

Station Wagon Sales Are Booming in the U.S.

Wednesday  17:21,   09 january 2019
msn

Sales of long roofs have amassed double-digit growth over the past five years, outpacing all passenger... >>>

The Fascinating Engineering Behind VW's Electric Car Platform of the Future

Monday  23:42,   07 january 2019
jalopnik

Volkswagen, the company that brought us Dieselgate, wants us forget its last eco-disaster by promising to bring affordable electric cars to the masses starting in 2020. Those cars will ride on an all-new electric platform called MEB. The automaker... >>>

Counting Cars: Canadian Sales in 2018

Monday  17:05,   07 january 2019
wheels.ca

The Canadian auto industry can usually be counted upon to move about two million vehicles per year. In 2018, it scraped the topside of that number by the skin of its teeth, with a total of 2,003,506 new cars and trucks being purchased by Canadians... >>>

Crossovers and SUVs coming in 2019

Monday  20:41,   31 december 2018
driving.ca

Something for... >>>

Best Cars, SUVs, and Trucks We Drove in 2018

Friday  18:01,   21 december 2018
motortrend

No single trait defines the best and most memorable cars MotorTrend editors drove this year, and that’s what makes this list so special. From a surprisingly entertaining sport sedan to a vintage diesel SUV convertible (not kidding), the diverse... >>>

GMC Sierra AT4 Gains Muscle With New Off-Road Performance Package

Tuesday  17:55,   18 december 2018
motor1

The 6.2-liter V8 gains 15 hp and 9 lb-ft from a revised air intake and cat-back exhaust. GMC gives the already rugged AT4 trim of the Sierra 1500 pickup a little more muscle with the new Off-Road Performance Package. The truck's 6.2-liter V8 gains... >>>

Wards 10 Best Engines of 2019 Loaded with Non-Engines

Friday  16:55,   14 december 2018
wheels.ca

Wards Auto has just revealed its list of what they think are the 10 best engines of the year . But it might be time to change 10 Best Engines to 10 Best Powertrains as there are fuel cells and electric motors making the list along with the usual gas >>>

autoTRADER.ca Top 10 Most Searched Vehicles in 2018

Friday  16:55,   14 december 2018
autotrader.ca

Canadians' love affair with SUVs continues to grow, as their penchant for sedans and some luxury vehicles appear to be waning – this is according to 2018 data just released from autoTRADER.ca's annual top 10 most searched vehicles list. Featuring... >>>

autoTRADER.ca Announces 2019 Top Pick Awards

Wednesday  22:20,   12 december 2018
autotrader.ca

The Genesis G70 has claimed autoTRADER.ca’s 2019 Overall Top Pick award after a detailed voting process involving our team of award-winning journalists, in a unique process that considered every 2019 vehicle available in Canada. Unlike some other... >>>

Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Lincoln Aviator vs. Rivals

Monday  16:55,   10 december 2018
msn

After we saw the redesigned Navigator, we had high hopes for Lincoln’s smaller three-row, the Aviator. Lincoln met those expectations, and the Aviator was one of our favorite models to debut at the L.A. auto show this year. Technically replacing the >>>