As Mercedes brings semi-autonomous driving to Canada, surrender yourself to the 4Matic’s intimidating technology
Mar 17, 2017
Amid the production and concept cars at the CIAS you'll find weird and wacky vehicles in every corner. Here are our favorites.
Feb 26, 2017
The most popular colour is white, but not for convertibles or pickup trucks
Feb 24, 2017
If you’re searching for big wheels with three rows of seats for a growing family and all the gear, there’s no need to fear. The Canadian International AutoShow has a range of vehicles on the show floor. Here’s a peek at 10 massive people movers.
Feb 23, 2017
At the Canadian International AutoShow, cars come in every shade of the rainbow. Here are 10 cars with cool colour combinations, inside and outside, that'll get your motor running fast.
Feb 21, 2017
Design took centre stage at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, especially exterior design. Here are 10 exterior styling cues that caught our eye on the show floor.
Jan 20, 2017
This year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit was mostly filled with consumer-focussed vehicles, but we still found 10 on the show floor that really stood out. Many give a glimpse into what auto makers things cars will look like in the future.
Jan 16, 2017
Compact crossovers are all the rage these days. They’re smaller, easier to drive, and more fuel efficient than big, old gas-guzzling sport utility vehicles. Plus, they’re more affordable. Here are 10 Compact Crossovers that won’t break the bank.
Dec 28, 2016
What's the hottest trend on the auto show floor in LA? It's all about the interiors - super luxurious cabins with all the comforts of home. And in many cases it is all about the details.
Nov 29, 2016
Some of the hottest, or shall I say coolest, car reveals took place in the City of Angels. Here’s a roundup of the best.
Nov 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.