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Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X6 xDrive35i

Words by Jay Kana History has provided us with a plethora of successful combinations, including: Peanut butter and jam; Fruit and yogurt; Burger, fries and a shake; Abbott and Costello;…

Motoring Review: 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

Motoring Review: 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS

Simplicity and power. Words by Jay Kana In life and in cars, I love functionality and simplicity. Maybe I’m just old-fashioned; the first car I remember being in was an…

Motoring Review: Porsche Macan: No Compromises

Motoring Review: Porsche Macan: No Compromises

The luxurious 2015 Macan S blends power, prestige and practicality. Words by Jay Kana Porsche has earned such a rich and storied history as a premier global automobile brand with…

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW M235i

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW M235i

Words by Jay Kana The thought of taking a 1,500-kilometre (total) road trip to Philadelphia in mid-February may not excite many of you as it does me. It’s the last…

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid XLE

Words by Jay Kana If anyone knows the hybrid market, it’s certainly Toyota. Plenty of innovation has come from them when it comes to hybrid technology—the Prius series of vehicles…

Motoring Review: 2015 Jaguar XF

Motoring Review: 2015 Jaguar XF

Words by Jay Kana You know, I wonder if the folks over at the English TV show Top Gear would consider having me on the show for an episode or…

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Motoring Review: 2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Words by Jay Kana Years ago, Laura and I took a road trip to Grove City, Pennsylvania, and it was one of the best trips I’ve ever had. We didn’t…

Hyundai: Above the Bar

Hyundai: Above the Bar

The 2015 Sonata harmonizes elegance, power, technology and fun. Words by Jay Kana I’ll always remember the first car I bought, back in 2002: a Hyundai Elantra GT, fully loaded in black. It…

Motoring Review: 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Motoring Review: 2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Words by Jay Kana Many mechanical children have been born as a result of Volvo’s partnership with Polestar, founded in 1996—most recently, the S60 and V60 models. They’re offering limited…

MississaugaLife Classics: Driving on Ice

MississaugaLife Classics: Driving on Ice

In the interest of everyone’s annual newfound interest in driving safely when the dreaded white stuff hits the ground, we present again for you this article on winter driving. *…

MississaugaLife Classics: Tread Carefully

MississaugaLife Classics: Tread Carefully

So that was a fun drive yesterday, wasn’t it, folks? If you haven’t prepped your car yet for winter, here’s a MississaugaLife classic article that will help: * Simple steps…

BMW: On the Road (Trip) Again

BMW: On the Road (Trip) Again

Take a ride with Jay in the new BMW X3—just don’t let him sing! Words by Jay Kana The day my younger sister got her first car, a 2005 Altima, she put diesel…

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X3 xDrive28d

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X3 xDrive28d

Words by Jay Kana The day my younger sister got her first car, a 2005 Altima, she put diesel in the tank of a regular gas car. I could include…

Motoring Review: 2014 Mazda MX-5

Motoring Review: 2014 Mazda MX-5

Words by Jay Kana I lost my convertible car virginity this summer in the passenger seat of a Porsche 911 Targa S via, of all things, a Twitter dare. And…

Motoring Review: 2015 Mazda CX-5

Motoring Review: 2015 Mazda CX-5

Words by Jay Kana If you’ve read my past two Mazda pieces, you’ll know that I took the “A letter to…” approach. A wise woman (really, aren’t all women wise?)…

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X4

Motoring Review: 2015 BMW X4

Words by Jay Kana OK, Jay. Remember to signal. Don’t drive too fast. Triple-check before changing lanes. No hard accelerations from stop signs or stop lights. Don’t follow too closely.…

Motoring Review: 2015 Nissan Micra SR

Motoring Review: 2015 Nissan Micra SR

Half the size, twice the fun! Words by Jay Kana I’ve been told I have a good memory. I enjoy remembering good things and even bad things on occasion; they’re…

Motoring Review: Another Letter to My Daily Driver

Motoring Review: Another Letter to My Daily Driver

Hanging out with your big brother. Words by Jay Kana Hi again, So perhaps you’re wondering where I went recently. Well, your big brother, the Mazda 6 GT, and I…

Motoring Review: 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Highline Review

Motoring Review: 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Highline Review

A great vehicle for our Quebec adventure. Allons-y! Words by Jay Kana When you work for a world-class company with an incredibly intelligent, strategic, mentoring, supportive and thoroughly remarkable husband-and-wife…

Motoring Review: A Letter to My Daily Driver…

Motoring Review: A Letter to My Daily Driver…

…about my week with the 2014 Mazda 3 GT. Words by Jay Kana Hi honey, I imagine you’re wondering why I spent the week with your younger cousin, the 2014…

Lincoln: Still on the Mark

Lincoln: Still on the Mark

The 2015 Lincoln MKC is chic, classy, connected and cool.  Words by Jay Kana  With the second of four new vehicles to be released by 2016, Lincoln unveiled the MKC,…

Motoring Review: 2014 Mitsubishi RVR SE AWC Review

Motoring Review: 2014 Mitsubishi RVR SE AWC Review

New people-mover covers the essentials in style. Words by Jay Kana Prior to my week in the new Mitsubishi RVR SE AWC, I didn’t have much experience with Mitsubishi except…

Motoring Review: 2014 Nissan Rogue SL AWD Review

Motoring Review: 2014 Nissan Rogue SL AWD Review

Nissan Rogue—movin’ on up. Words by Jay Kana I’ll start this off by saying I’m the automotive black sheep of my family. My brother drives a 2000 Maxima, my sister…

Motoring Review: 2014 Jaguar XJ L Portfolio AWD Review

Motoring Review: 2014 Jaguar XJ L Portfolio AWD Review

This beautiful cat is long, lean and luxurious. Words by Jay Kana As mentioned in my Range Rover Sport review, there’s a lot to be thankful for when it comes…

Motoring Review: 2014 Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Review

Motoring Review: 2014 Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid Review

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee Words by Jay Kana Flying under the radar in the hybrid stratosphere is the 2014 Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-In Hybrid. When you…

Ford: Beauty & Brains

Ford: Beauty & Brains

The new Ford fuses gas, electricity, looks and performance. Words by Jay Kana Recently, I had the chance to get acquainted with the impressive mid-size Ford Fusion for 2014. For the…

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