Articles Written By Michael Bettencourt

Sampling Italy's Exotic Heartland at New Annual Motor Valley Festival
By Michael Bettencourt
September 18, 2019

Ferrari, Lambo, and Ducati region launch new celebration of ‘fast cars and slow food’

2020 Porsche Taycan Preview
By Michael Bettencourt
September 04, 2019

First of a new line

Celebrity Cars On Display at CNE
By Michael Bettencourt
August 18, 2019

Including K.I.T.T., DeLorean time machine on display for one day only at Ex

A third of Canadian new car buyers considering EVs, suggests survey
By Michael Bettencourt
July 31, 2019

National survey found most interest in BC, and among millennials

2019 Hyundai Elantra Review
By Michael Bettencourt
July 26, 2019

Little bit of everything, save cooled seats

Test Drive: 2019 Ford EcoSport SE
By Michael Bettencourt
June 11, 2019

More money, more all-wheel drive

Cadillac Unveils All-new 2020 CT4-V and CT5-V sedans
By Michael Bettencourt
May 31, 2019

New ATS-replacing CT4 shown for the first time, in V-trim.

Test Drive: 2019 Honda Civic Hatchback Sport Touring
By Michael Bettencourt
May 10, 2019

Practical and high-tech fun

Comparison Test: 2019 Long-range EV Hatchbacks
By Michael Bettencourt
April 29, 2019

2019 Chevrolet Bolt vs Hyundai Kona vs Nissan Leaf Plus

Test Drive: 2019 BMW 740Le
By Michael Bettencourt
March 13, 2019

Plug-in panache, range sobriety.

First Drive: 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet
By Michael Bettencourt
March 11, 2019

Upcoming 911 drop-top still quick, pricey, and special.

Comparison Test: 2019 Entry-luxury Crossover SUVs
By Michael Bettencourt
March 07, 2019

2019 BMW X2 vs Cadillac XT4 vs Volvo XC40

Test Drive: 2019 Jaguar I-Pace
By Michael Bettencourt
February 22, 2019

Grace, space, pace and ions

Test Drive: 2019 Lamborghini Urus
By Michael Bettencourt
February 14, 2019

From Rambo to all-season Lambo

Mitsubishi Shifting to Electrified SUV Company
By Michael Bettencourt
January 17, 2019

Fifth of sales now plug-in, highest in Canada outside Tesla

Michael Bettencourt

Michael Bettencourt

Michael Bettencourt has been writing about cars and automotive topics for over 25 years, with over two decades as a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). A journalism graduate of Ryerson University, he has won multiple awards for technical, vehicle testing, and green vehicle writing. Currently a judge for the Electric Vehicle Dealer’s Association awards, he bought his first EV in 2011, and follows the EV industry closely.