Articles Written By Michael Bettencourt

Long-Term Test Arrival: 2018 Volvo XC90 T6
By Michael Bettencourt
June 25, 2018

Welcoming the 2018 Top Pick Overall award winner

Test Drive and Video: 2018 Tesla Model 3
By Michael Bettencourt
June 20, 2018

Game changer

First Drive: 2019 Kia Sorento
By Michael Bettencourt
June 08, 2018

Three-row flexibility, two-row pricing.

No Easy Answers at Michelin Movin’ On 2018
By Michael Bettencourt
June 08, 2018

Government rebate, rules and infrastructure issues still abound in Canada.

First Drive: 2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio
By Michael Bettencourt
June 01, 2018

Lust machine, times four (doors)

First Drive: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio
By Michael Bettencourt
May 24, 2018

Controlled fury, with a dab of comfort

Long-Term Test Update 1: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
By Michael Bettencourt
May 15, 2018

Plug-in practicality tested

First Drive: 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class
By Michael Bettencourt
April 25, 2018

Bye-bye B-Class. Hello GTI rival.

First Drive: 2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE
By Michael Bettencourt
April 09, 2018

Turbo four 1LE flexes muscles

Style and Technology of the 2019 Chevrolet Spark, Cruze, and Malibu
By Michael Bettencourt
April 06, 2018

Art and Science for the mainstream.

Quick Spin: 2018 Chevrolet Suburban RST
By Michael Bettencourt
April 05, 2018

Throwing major shade.

Preview: 2019 Subaru Forester
By Michael Bettencourt
March 28, 2018

More Sport, less turbo

Long-Term Test Arrival: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
By Michael Bettencourt
March 27, 2018

Plug-in hauler hits the ground running.

Comparison Test: 2018 Three-Row AWD SUVs Around $40K
By Michael Bettencourt
March 12, 2018

Chevrolet Traverse vs Kia Sorento vs Mitsubishi Outlander vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Test Drive: 2018 Tesla Model X P100D
By Michael Bettencourt
March 09, 2018

As much futuristic spaceship as all-electric SUV powerhouse.

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.