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There’s a bit of genius in Toyota’s RAV4

Toyota Canada will sell about 60,000 RAV4 compact crossovers this year, and Canadians would buy another 20,000 or so if the big Japanese automaker could push more of these rigs down the line. Chip shortage. You might have heard about it. It’s crimping supply. The RAV hits home with Canadians because it’s the quintessential Canadian …

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Apple Car for 2025? Seems a good bet

Buried within Citi analyst Jim Suva’s latest report on Apple Inc. is this throwaway line with massive implications: “Apple Car is on the horizon in 2025.” 2025? In the car business, 2025 is less than one product cycle away. It’s a blip of time in an industry that renews models every 4-7 years. If Apple …

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2021 M-B GLC 300 4MATIC: the competition is onto you

You could spend $51,000 (plus fees and taxes) on a new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC – north of $63,000 if you add a load of extras – or you could turn to something similar, but much cheaper. Say, a $34,295 Kia Sorento LX+, perhaps even stretching to the line-topping Sorento SX ($47,795). Purists will, of …

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Useful, reliable, affordable and overwrought: 2021 Toyota C-HR

Toyota Canada’s little C-HR is a modest but not cheap four-door hatchback designed for city-dwellers. It has a base price below $24,000, which can easily climb above $30,000 when loaded. If you finance the Premium version for 48 months, nothing down and at 1.99%, you’re looking a $768.67/month, all in. That’s just a hint above …

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