Articles Written By Michael Bettencourt

Auto Future Panel: Consumers demand faster, cleaner, safer future
By Michael Bettencourt
February 17, 2018

Wynne opens CIAS and panel that says EVs and AVs coming – sometime

Preview: 2018 Tesla Model 3
By Michael Bettencourt
February 16, 2018

Surprise first official encounter with Model 3 in Canada

447 km/h Koenigsegg Agera RS Helps Launch CIAS
By Michael Bettencourt
February 15, 2018

Koenigsegg CEO says fastest car in the world already sold out.

Test Drive: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport
By Michael Bettencourt
February 01, 2018

Winning looks outside, runner-up inside.

First Drive: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
By Michael Bettencourt
January 26, 2018

Impressive range and lowest-priced plug-in hybrid SUV in Canada.

Toronto International Boat Show On Now
By Michael Bettencourt
January 17, 2018

60th anniversary offers free parking, indoor water fun

Test Drive: 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
By Michael Bettencourt
December 27, 2017

Nicely appealing, sadly elusive.

Test Drive: 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback Premier
By Michael Bettencourt
December 21, 2017

One high-tech and luxurious looker

Test Drive: 2017 BMW i8
By Michael Bettencourt
December 19, 2017

Exotically futuristic electrified performance

First Drive: 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
By Michael Bettencourt
December 15, 2017

Spacey and spacious

Test Drive: 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport HSE Luxury
By Michael Bettencourt
December 11, 2017

Shiny off-road Disco ball

Test Drive: 2017 Audi R8 Spyder
By Michael Bettencourt
December 08, 2017

Sultry German roadster sports Italian roots

Test Drive: 2017 Lexus RC 350 AWD
By Michael Bettencourt
December 07, 2017

A properly sporting Lexus, inside and out.

First Drive: 2018 BMW i3s
By Michael Bettencourt
December 05, 2017

Slightly quicker, much smoother, still futuristic EV

First Drive: 2018 BMW M5
By Michael Bettencourt
December 04, 2017

Faster, now super-luxurious, and all-wheel drive – if desired.

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.