Arrais, Pedro


Times Colonist



I swear I was born with oil in my veins. I have been in, on, under and around cars for as long as I can remember.
I have funnelled that energy and passion into my writing about what I know best.
I strive to inform, entertain, educate and sometimes, even inspire.

Recent Articles:

  1. Pedro Arrais review: Toyota Corolla Hatchback aimed at Canadian buyers

    Pedro Arrais

    Canadians are defined by their love of the double-double, universal medical care and hatchbacks. To satisfy their automotive cravings, Toyota recently introduced the 2019 Corolla Hatchback. While. . .

  2. Pedro Arrais review: Tiny Ford EcoSport offers big value

    Pedro Arrais

    Ford finally addresses its absence in the booming subcompact crossover market with the introduction of the 2018 EcoSport, its smallest offering. It really is a puzzle as to why Ford took so long . . .

  3. Pedro Arrais review: Subaru Ascent is capable on or off the beaten path

    Pedro Arrais

    In the Cambridge English Dictionary, the word ascent is defined as “a slope, path or road that goes up.” It is perhaps fitting that Subaru has used the word to name its newest, and biggest, SUV. . . .

  4. Pedro Arrais review: Sportback isn't your father's Buick

    Pedro Arrais

    Toss out all your preconceptions when you drive the 2018 Buick Regal Sportback. The Regal, first introduced by Buick in 1973, has undergone a few metamorphoses in the past four decades. It has . . .

  5. Pedro Arrais review: Redesign makes Acura crossover even better

    Pedro Arrais

    The 2019 Acura RDX represents the model’s coming of age. As the entry-level crossover for the premium brand, the RDX has always borrowed from its Honda counterpart. The early vehicles were little. . .

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