AJAC EcoMonth

About AJAC EcoMonth

EcoMonth activities will take place across Canada in AJAC journalists’ home markets with location visits and drive routes mapped for between 20 to 25 member participants. This allows us to communicate the many health and economic benefits of clean driving and technology to Canadians in a manner that’s safe yet effective for all involved.




EcoMonth Articles

  1. 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost review | Car Reviews | Auto123

    Dan Heyman

    Auto123 reviews the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost edition, which at 430 hp and 570 lb-ft of torque is the most powerful F-150 around. For now.

  2. 6) The price of energy

    Graham Heeps

    Welcome to the latest update from sunny Calgary, where there are signs that the green shoots of recovery might soon apply not just to our snow-battered flora but also to our daily lives!   Having...

  3. New EV arrivals in Canada include one cost-friendly debut and several six-figure offerings

    Michael Bettencourt

    The number of new EVs arriving in the Canadian market for Q2 is not huge, but includes some significant launches

  4. Electrify Canada Charges Ahead

    Dan Heyman

    EV range is key…but it isn’t the be all, end all. It’s how you gain your range back (eg. charging) that also need to be considered.

  5. Tested: 2021 Toyota Sienna XSE - East Coast Tester

    Richard Russell

    Who knew you could get compact car fuel mileage in a big seven-passenger minivan? The 2021 Toyota Sienna features a hybrid powertrain.

  6. Car Review: 2021 Nissan Versa SR

    Matthew Guy

    The econ major sheds its basic roots

     

  7. Review: 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage SE – WHEELS.ca

    Stephanie Wallcraft

    Enter the Mitsubishi Mirage. While other automakers are dropping their subcompact cars – Nissan Micra? Gone. Hyundai Accent? Gone. Toyota Yaris and Mazda2? Long gone – here’s Mitsubishi putting another refresh on its itty-bitty hatch, and all while rebranding itself as an SUV-focused brand.

  8. Review: 2021 Nissan Kicks SR – WHEELS.ca

    Dan Heyman

    Fast forward to today and when you consider the Kicks’ sub-$20,000 starting price (recall that the Micra once had a sub-$10,000 starting price, a big deal this day in age) and you can see that now that the Micra is no more in this market, the Kicks slots in nicely as a bit of an alternative. It’s a cool-looking and sparkly thing and it forms an intriguing proposition as a result.

  9. First Drive: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    First Drive 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe: First plug-in hybrid Jeep offers limited electric range, but more power, comfort and traditional off-road, open-air fun

  10. Episode 135 - Part 2 - 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E Review!

    Kenneth Bokor

    A follow up to Episode 126. Since I’ve had more time to spend with this vehicle, I provide some additional information on driving, energy efficiency and usa...

  11. Toyota looks 'beyond zero' with new EV

    Kelly Taylor

    Toyota Canada, as part of the carmaker’s global push to launch 70 new electrified vehicles by 2025, will begin selling its first battery electric vehicle, the bZ4X, by the middle of next year, officials announced at a virtual pan-American unveiling this week. The bZ4X will join an exploding new segment of electric vehicles — crossovers — an important development for the adoption of EVs.

  12. Ford’s All-electric F-150 Lightning Pickup Revealed, Coming Next Spring – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Ford’s All-electric F-150 Lightning Pickup, Coming Next Spring is clearly a milestone vehicle for Ford. and the entire North American auto industry.

  13. Automakers declare all-electric future, eventually – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    “E-mobility has won the race,” said VW Group CEO Herbert Diess, upon opening their Power Day recently, “Our goal is to secure the pole position in the global race for batteries.”

  14. Honda Enters BEV SUV Ring with Prologue - Plant.ca

    Mario Cywinski

    “The Honda Prologue is our first volume BEV that will be a catalyst to our ongoing path to electrification and our global goal of a zero emissions future,”

  15. Episode 137 - 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD Review!

    Kenneth Bokor

    Join me as I step up to some luxury and safety with Volvo’s first all-electric offering! June 25, 2021As always, I welcome any feedback and questions! Tha...

  16. SUV Review: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge Inscription Expression

    Stephanie Wallcraft

    Need a family vehicle and think you’re ready for a PHEV? You probably are, but read this first to be sure

  17. 2021 Lincoln Aviator PHEV review | Car Reviews | Auto123

    Dan Heyman

    Auto123 reviews the 2021 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring PHEV, designed to take things a step further with this model.

  18. Review: 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Review 2021 Volvo XC60 Recharge: a comfortably luxurious and roomy upscale plug-in hybrid, its carryover powertrain and familiar minimalist design motifs are lavishly modern.

  19. Opinion: Painfully, and belatedly, Honda cedes to engine-less future  – WHEELS.ca

    Michael Bettencourt

    Honda’s global announcement that it was finally deciding to birth an all-new type of company: an electric company, predominantly with battery electric vehicles

  20. Review: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Limited – WHEELS.ca

    Dan Heyman

    As a result, the RAV4 – like the Corolla, or the Chevrolet Impala once was, or the Ford Escape – has always had the acrimonious “this is what you think of when you hear the word ‘car’” designation; that is to say notable and popular, but also ubiquitous and gone from memory soon as it passes through your direct line of sight at the intersection. Probably because it was finished in grey. Or silver.



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