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First test drive: 2019 Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40

Ten years ago, we never thought Volvo would be launching its third SUV after redesigning its large S90 sedan the year before. Indeed, the Swedish brand was lost a decade ago. An aging S60, an XC90 that had lost its luster … the brand was essentially going nowhere. Today, Volvo is slowly turning the corner, and everything that comes out ...

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First Test Drive: 2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf

Unveiled in Las Vegas last September, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf is about to arrive in Canada, six years after the arrival of the first generation in 2011. Although there hasn’t been a huge increase in sales numbers in the EV segment over that period, there has been some growth. The arrival of electric cars with greater range offered at ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 Nissan Qashqai SL AWD

2017 Nissan Qashqai SL

I have a suggestion for Nissan and all those interested in the new Quach, Kash, um, Squash, Nissan’s new compact crossover: Henceforth, we shall refer to it as the QQ. How’s that? Oh, and this wasn’t my idea. Thanks Steve! So, for those that don’t know, the Qashqai (for SEO purposes…) has been around since 2006 in Europe and other ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design

2018 Volvo XC60 T6 R-Design

I’ve no shame in admitting that I’ve been a fan of Volvo cars for as long as I can remember. I’ve cycled in and out of “like” with most other car manufacturers but somehow Volvo’s managed to never fall out of favour with me. What makes Volvo special? It does things differently, despite past arguably unfavorable ownerships. It has a ...

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