Articles Written By Jodi Lai

2023 Land Rover Defender 130 Review
By Jodi Lai
November 30, 2022

This new three-row version of the brand’s most rugged SUV is a road trip champion.

Lordstown Endurance First Drive Review
By Jodi Lai
November 25, 2022

The fleet-only work truck has just enough to get by, and that’s about it.

Video: Can Dan and Jodi Drive Stick in Heels?
By Jodi Lai
November 21, 2022

Proper diving footwear is really important, but we’re trying something new all in the name of science!

Destination Defender Taught Me It’s OK to Get Stuck
By Jodi Lai
November 18, 2022

In life and in off-roading, you learn the most when you’re spinning your wheels.

EVs Dominate List of 2023 NACTOY Finalists
By Jodi Lai
November 17, 2022

There are a record number of EVs in this year's list of finalists.

Refreshed 2024 Kia Seltos Debuts with Huge New Screen
By Jodi Lai
November 17, 2022

Kia's award-winning subcompact SUV gets small but meaningful updates.

2023 Toyota Prius Debuts with New Look and Standard AWD
By Jodi Lai
November 16, 2022

The world's most well-known hybrid has entered its fifth generation after 22 years of efficiency.

New-Generation 2023 Honda Accord Lineup Debuts
By Jodi Lai
November 10, 2022

11th-generation Honda Accord puts hybrid models at the top of the lineup.

2023 Genesis Electrified GV70 Debuts as Third EV in Brand's Lineup
By Jodi Lai
November 08, 2022

Genesis adds an EV to make its GV70 lineup even stronger.

Rivian R1S First Drive Review
By Jodi Lai
November 04, 2022

This funky-looking three-row is full of clever features and is an EV to get very excited about.

2023 BMW M850i Cabriolet Review
By Jodi Lai
October 28, 2022

Life hits differently and feels a bit less stressful in this swift, swanky, and smooth convertible.

2023 Mini Cooper JCW Review
By Jodi Lai
October 25, 2022

This zippy little hatchback is a blast to drive but oddly difficult to live with every day.

2022 Cadillac XT6 Sport Review
By Jodi Lai
October 19, 2022

This baby Escalade has the goods to move a family in style.

2023 Acura Integra Review and Video
By Jodi Lai
September 30, 2022

Acura’s sport compact gets a lot right but doesn’t raise the bar.

2022 Porsche Macan GTS Review
By Jodi Lai
September 15, 2022

With its strong sports car influences, this crown of the Macan lineup is exciting to drive.

Jodi Lai

Jodi Lai

Jodi is an award-winning automotive journalist who has been covering the industry for more than 15 years. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (Ryerson), is a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), and a jury member for the North American Car/Truck/Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY). Jodi is the Editor-in-Chief of AutoTrader and the recipient of the prestigious 2022 AJAC Journalist of the Year Award.