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A versatile, smart package for those who need to carry a lot of passengers and cargo, but don’t want to drive a monster, gas-guzzling SUV.
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Nissan is turning its lineup upside down
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Curt Harnett bought his Lexus IS F because the cockpit felt like home
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EV hatchback eases anxiety with its optional range-extender engine
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Redesigned mid-size sedan features fresh styling, better power and improved fuel economy
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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.
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.