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Car Review: 2014 Chevrolet Sonic LT

Overview Compact urbanite with fun-to-drive road manners
Pros Perky styling, ride/handling, available 1.4L turbocharged engine
Cons Digital instrumentation, so-so performance (1.8L engine), redundant manual mode… 1,026 more words

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You can race a track-prepped Audi TT... For a price

The best way to make a small fortune in racing is to start with a large one. Audi is looking for 18 drivers with 99,000 Euros to spend ($142,200 CDN) to be a part of the upcoming 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup. 100 more words

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Tesla to open first battery swap station by year's end

Tesla is on track to open its first battery-swap station by the end of this year.

The Truth About Cars says Tesla CEO Elon Musk is planning to have the company’s first battery swapping station come online within the next few months somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco, which will offer owners of the Model S sedan and the upcoming Model X crossover the option to swap out their drained battery with a fully charged unit. 93 more words

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Car Review: 2015 Honda Fit EX-L Navi

Overview Versatility and flexibility personified
Pros Passenger/cargo configurations, fuel economy, CVT
Cons Front seats, wind noise at higher speeds
Value for money Average
What would I change? 1,092 more words

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Porsche might turbocharge 911 Carrera following refresh

Porsche is hard at work on a facelift for the 911 lineup, but the changes might turn out to be more than skin-deep.

According to British magazine… 149 more words

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Car Review: 2014 Smart fortwo Electric Drive

Overview Tiny electric car is easy to live with and drives way better than the gas-powered model
Pros No gas stations, easy to manoeuvre, perfect for city living, zippy driving… 1,662 more words

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Winter doesn't have to be so hard — if you prepare

After back-to-school and Christmas expenses, the cost of prepping our vehicles for Canadian winters has to be at the top of our wish-we-could-avoid-it list. But with a little common sense and some smart shopping, getting our daily driver ready for Old Man Winter’s worst doesn’t have to break the bank. 885 more words

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