Does this Italian hot hatch capture the sassy spirit of Cinquecentos past?
Sep 07, 2016
Compact cars are perfect for cash-strapped students or empty nesters. But don't be deceived - even though they're small, they're big on value. We compare the Soul with the Yaris
Aug 30, 2016
More than one hundred high-performance exotic cars -- from Lamborghinis to Ferraris to McLarens - filled the parking lot at BMW’s flagship dealership in Toronto Sunday for Supercar Sunday. The car rally, hosted by BMW Toronto, Saturns Drives, and Blacklist Rally attracted hundreds of car enthusiasts – young and old – and raised tens of thousands of dollars for the Orthopedic Surgery Program at Women’s College Hospital. This is the second year the show was taken place.
Aug 22, 2016
Benz's elegant mid-size sport utility coupe feels at home in Italy's lush northern landscape
Jul 05, 2016
. There are endless options to choose from and Petrina Gentile compares two of them: the 2016 Infiniti QX60
Jun 09, 2016
Electric city runabout is neat and nimble
Jun 01, 2016
Dodge’s throwback muscle car has space to spare
May 31, 2016
With ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft growing in prominence, and autonomous vehicles on the drawing boards, some auto makers are gearing efforts toward the passenger rather than the driver
Mar 31, 2016
Spring is in the air at the New York International Auto Show. So it's no surprise to see a string of new convertibles debuting ahead of the summer season.
Mar 25, 2016
Quick Spin: Auto maker’s flagship sports car gets a facelift
Mar 23, 2016
Petrina Gentile is an award-winning automotive journalist - one of the few women who cover cars in Canada. Her life revolves around wheels. She has been writing for the Drive section since 2004. Besides auto reviews, she also interviews celebrities like Norman Jewison, Patrick Dempsey, Rick Hansen, Dean McDermott, Russell Peters, and Ron MacLean for her My Car column. In her spare time, she produces the national TV show Car/Business with Jeremy Cato and Michael Vaughan, broadcast weekly on CTV and BNN. She also appears regularly covering the automotive beat for CTV’s Canada AM, CTV News Channel, The Marilyn Denis Show, The Pattie Lovett-Reid Show, and BNN. She has written several non-fiction books for kids including “Big Trucks, Big Wheels,” “Dirt Movers,” and “The Ballet School.” She’s still involved in the publishing world, acting as a consultant on the Superstar Cars series for Crabtree Publishing. Before focusing on cars, she was a news writer at CTV and a producer at BNN. She has a Masters Degree in Journalism from Carleton University and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English Rhetoric and Professional Writing (co-op) from the University of Waterloo.