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Seven new SUV variants from Audi by the end of 2019

SUVs, popular you say? In yet another sign of their taking over the automotive landscape, Audi announced at the 130th annual general meeting in Germany that it plans to roll out seven new variants of existing SUVs before the end of 2019. Seven! And as we’re already nearing the end of May, consumers won’t have […]

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Mitsubishi to grow its Outlander and shrink its RVR

Before the Eclipse Cross joined the lineup, Mitsubishi counted two SUVs on its roster: the Outlander and the RVR. The two models were, while fairly similar, distinct enough. The insertion of the Eclipse Cross into the lineup has made for a tight fit, and in the company’s view the three models have insufficient separation between […]

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2019 Honda Insight review | Car Reviews | Auto123

When setting about creating the third generation of its Insight hybrid sedan, Honda begin with the understanding that it couldn’t just rely on great fuel-consumption numbers and the eco-consciousness of buyers to ensure the model avoids the fate of the Civic Hybrid, left behind and forgotten before it was gone. Clearly, Honda has given much […]

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Audi putting its TT out to pasture

Rumours had been floating for months that the future of the Audi TT was in doubt. This week the automaker finally confirmed that it is pulling the plug on the unique model, after a 20-year run. The news of the TT’S demise was delivered by Bram Schot, Audi board chairman. Simpler cars Two elements stand […]

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Honda recalls 137,000 2019 CR-Vs over airbag issue

Honda has announced a recall of 137,000 units of its more popular SUV, the CR-V, due to a problem with the driver’s side airbag. A defect within the steering wheel mechanism can cause the airbag to deploy suddenly without cause. Of the 137,000 CR-Vs being recalled, most are located in the United States, while 17,951 […]

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Comparison: 2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 RAM 1500

Amazing fact: The F-150 has been Canada’s best-selling vehicle for over 50 years. In 2018, over 145,000 buyers in the Great White North opted for an F-150, compared to just over 110,000 for the Silverado/Sierra duo from GM and close to 85,000 for the RAM. But is the best-selling truck necessarily the best, period? And […]

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Top 10 green vehicles in 2019, according to AAA

The American Automobile Association (AAA), the U.S. equivalent of our CAA, has published a comprehensive guide on currently available green cars, or low-emissions vehicles. Over the next few weeks we’ll be taking a look at some of the conclusions the agency has drawn about the offer of hybrid and electric vehicles available in North America. […]

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A V8 and light-hybrid system for the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

The new GLE from Mercedes-Benz will get a new engine configuration next year. The 2020 GLE 580 will be available with a 4.0L turbocharged V8 working with an integrated starter-generator (ISG) that will kick in in certain situations to reduce fuel consumption. Fed by a 48-volt electrical system, the unit will also provide power to […]

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GM’s Silverado, Sierra diesel models delayed until 2020

General Motors (GM) had hoped to launch a diesel engine for its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks this year, but a delay in getting certification for the new engine from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) means that won’t happen. The certification process is taking longer than expected, throwing off GM’s production schedule. […]

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Land Rover unveils the 2020 Discovery Sport

La gamme Land Rover est en pleine expansion, mais elle compte aussi sur des vétérans qui tiennent le fort depuis longtemps déjà. C’est le cas du Discovery Sport qu’on a connu sous le nom de LR2 ici. Ce produit de taille compact est repensé pour 2020 et le constructeur vient de nous en dévoiler les […]