Articles Written By Michael Bettencourt

2020 Tesla Model Y Review
By Michael Bettencourt
August 26, 2020

Leading the electric crossover pack

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review
By Michael Bettencourt
April 29, 2020

Does electrification balance the equation?

8 Ways to Maximize Savings from Your Plug-In Hybrid
By Michael Bettencourt
April 22, 2020

You’ve got it, now make the most of it.

2020 Chevrolet Traverse Review
By Michael Bettencourt
April 10, 2020

Does the mid-level RS trim strike a balance or compromise?

2020 Chrysler Pacifica Review
By Michael Bettencourt
April 02, 2020

A minivan made by people who get minivans

Michelin X-ICE Xi3 Winter Tire Review
By Michael Bettencourt
February 25, 2020

Better traction, better efficiency

Road Trip: Celebrating Chrysler Pacifica’s 35th Anniversary in the Ottawa Valley
By Michael Bettencourt
December 17, 2019

Highway to the ’80s zone road trip

2020 Porsche Taycan 4S Review
By Michael Bettencourt
December 10, 2019

No sun, no problem

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant Review
By Michael Bettencourt
November 26, 2019

Audi’s brash do-it-all muscle wagon on its way, finally

How the New Porsche Taycan 4S Stacks up to the Tesla Model S
By Michael Bettencourt
November 21, 2019

Now closer in price, Tesla still strong – on paper at least

Volkswagen ID. Space Vizzion Concept: an EV for the Family
By Michael Bettencourt
November 20, 2019

Mid-size SUV concept with 480 km of range

2020 Polestar 1 Review
By Michael Bettencourt
November 05, 2019

Pricey PHEV ushers in new Polestar plug-in brand to select few

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV First Drive Review
By Michael Bettencourt
October 15, 2019

More range is great, but more rivals makes lack of other upgrades more glaring

2020 Polestar 2 Preview
By Michael Bettencourt
October 05, 2019

First all-electric rival to massive-selling Model 3 is from start-up Volvo off-shoot

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo and Turbo S First Drive Review
By Michael Bettencourt
September 24, 2019

Porsche’s first all-electric vehicle is a zoomy four-door mind-warper

About 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.