First road test 2019 Mazda MX-5

Toronto, ON. The story of the Mazda Miata is an unlikely one. A little over forty years ago, someone said that a carmaker should build an inexpensive British-type sports car. Fast forward a decade or so and success was almost instantaneous. At a time, small sports car, convertibles and roadsters especially, were all but dead. There was no reason to ...

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AJAC EcoRun heads to Atlantic Canada

For the first time in its six-edition lifespan, the Automobile Journalist’s Association of Canada’s EcoRun green driving event made its way to the Maritimes. We joined 18 other Canadian journalists in New Brunswick to sample a host of cars with all manner of d powertrain variety: EVs, hybrids, diesels, traditional gas engines and even a hydrogen example started out in ...

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First Drive: 2019 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento 2018

For a long time, Kia’s sales pitch was mainly focused on value, the deal that the customer gets when choosing a Kia. This customer had – and still has – plenty of choice in the segments where the Korean manufacturer is active. Today, Kia is changing its game plan and wants to focus more on the product, and the lifestyle ...

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Ford to cut all cars save for two

Ford Logo

This is big news. Ford CEO Jim Hackett said that they will not bring or give the Taurus, Fiesta, Fusion, C-Max and Focus sedans a next generation in North America. While we agree with all but the Fiesta, know that the Mustang will remain. A new addition will be the Chinese-built Focus Active crossover. This is all part of Ford’s “fitness” initiative ...

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