Articles Written By Michael Bettencourt

Volvo Offers Eye-Popping $23,500 discount on Top XC90
By Michael Bettencourt
November 24, 2017

Highest cash discount in Canada for November

Comparison Test: 2017 Kia Crossover Conundrum
By Michael Bettencourt
November 24, 2017

Kia Niro vs Sportage vs Soul Turbo

Test Drive: 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Ti Q4 AWD
By Michael Bettencourt
November 21, 2017

Hot looks heats up whole package

Test Drive: 2017 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Cabriolet
By Michael Bettencourt
November 09, 2017

Premium offering, value pricing.

Comparison Test: Sport Compacts
By Michael Bettencourt
November 06, 2017

Honda Civic Si vs Ford Focus ST vs Subaru WRX vs Volkswagen GTI

Seven Times Cars Made Us Feel Dumb
By Michael Bettencourt
October 23, 2017

Happens to us all, occasionally

First Drive: 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar
By Michael Bettencourt
October 20, 2017

Urbanely urban, not boxy

Incoming Lamborghini Urus to Double Sales in Canada
By Michael Bettencourt
October 13, 2017

Lambo CEO lauds Canadian growth

Test Drive: 2018 BMW 440i xDrive Cabriolet
By Michael Bettencourt
September 28, 2017

Teutonic hardtop tanning machine

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Arrives This January
By Michael Bettencourt
September 11, 2017

Plug-in Mitsu almost here

First Drive: 2018 Nissan Leaf
By Michael Bettencourt
September 07, 2017

Better than the first, just not as original.

First Drive: 2018 Porsche 911 GT3
By Michael Bettencourt
September 01, 2017

Natural, and now optionally manual, again.

Test Drive: 2017 Cadillac Escalade ESV Road Trip
By Michael Bettencourt
August 31, 2017

As comfy as a hotel suite – we tried!

Comparison Test: 2017 BMW 330e vs 330i xDrive
By Michael Bettencourt
August 18, 2017

To “e” or not to “e”.

First Drive: 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid
By Michael Bettencourt
August 08, 2017

E-mazing pace.

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.