Yes, it’s terrifying letting your teen behind the wheel, but it has to be done. Unless, that is, you prefer to be a chauffeur (unpaid, naturally) to your adult children for the rest of their lives. Didn’t think so. Besides, your parents once taught you to drive, and that went swimmingly, right? Okay, maybe not. […]

The 2017 Toyota 86 will take track day head on AND sideways

Posted on June 21, 2017 by Marlys Klossner

2017 Toyota 86

The latest addition to Toyota’s lineup is one for the enthusiast. It’s small and sleek, rear-wheel drive, is offered with a close-ratio six-speed manual gearbox and produces just over 200 horsepower from a 2.0-litre engine. This new piece of pure fun is the 2017 Toyota 86 – a two-door that heralds back to the brand’s […]

7 Family-Friendly Weekend Getaway Spots Near Toronto

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Marlys Klossner

Tobermory feature

The city can get pretty hectic. If you live in the GTA, you probably get a taste of this on the regular. If you don’t live in the GTA, we encourage you to drive into Toronto on a hot and humid summer afternoon when the Blue Jays are playing and the construction is in full […]


People love to push the limits. Whether they’re set by a parent, teacher, boss, doctor, whomever, humans seem hardwired to test the boundaries. And we’re no different when it comes to our cars. But, this philosophy of trial and error isn’t ideal for automobiles (OK, it’s not ideal for a lot of things). When something […]

The Toyota truck through history (and pop culture)

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Fred Gaulin


They may not be known for their trucks, but their trucks are known. In the pickup truck world, you frequently hear about “The Big Three,” the three biggest producers of trucks in North America. Ford, GM and FCA may be selling more pickups than anyone else, but there is a fourth player in the segment, […]

Top 5 Car Features for Parents

Posted on May 3, 2017 by Fred Gaulin


Being a parent comes with a unique set of responsibilities…and a looooooooong list of challenges. Suddenly having more mouths to feeds and more people to care for will change your life in more ways than one way. Welcoming children into your life will also change the way you look at new cars. Features that you […]

The 2018 Toyota C-HR is in the right place at the right time

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Fred Gaulin

2018 Honda CH-R

In a lot of ways, the 2018 Toyota C-HR is just lucky. It’s simply the right car in the right place at the right time. Because these days, everybody and their family wants their piece of subcompact crossover. They. Just. Make. Sense. They’re the right size, surprisingly roomy and comfortable, while being nimble and efficient enough […]