Articles Written By Jodi Lai

‘We Forgot to Have Fun,’ Acura Admits as it Tackles Brand’s Revival
By Jodi Lai
May 28, 2020

Acura has big plans to return to its performance roots.

Nissan Confirms New Z Sports Car is Coming
By Jodi Lai
May 28, 2020

Japanese automaker reveals big plans for brand revival.

2021 Mini Countryman Updated with Union Jack Tail Lights
By Jodi Lai
May 26, 2020

The 2021 Mini Countryman has been refreshed with tweaked looks, new trims, and upgraded technology.

Updated 2021 BMW 5 Series Gains Mild Hybrid System
By Jodi Lai
May 26, 2020

BMW has updated its iconic sport sedan, giving the 5 Series a new mild hybrid system along with visual tweaks and tech upgrades.

Refreshed 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet Get Mild Hybrid System
By Jodi Lai
May 26, 2020

Luxury E 450 4Matic and AMG two-door models get a fresh look and more tech.

Peel Police Begin Crackdown on Street Racing
By Jodi Lai
May 26, 2020

Stats: 614 vehicles investigated, three criminal charges, 127 bylaw charges, and three vehicles seized in just two days.

Ford Edge ST-Line Debuts as New Appearance Package
By Jodi Lai
May 26, 2020

SUV will have the looks but not the performance of the full ST model.

Every New Volvo Will Be Limited to 180 km/h
By Jodi Lai
May 21, 2020

Swedish automaker is aiming for zero traffic fatalities and serious injuries.

Hyundai Canada Offering Discounted Pricing to First Responders, Health Care Workers
By Jodi Lai
May 21, 2020

Hyundai Canada will be offering discounted pricing on its vehicles to first responders and health care workers in recognition of their service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Upcoming Electric Hummer Will Have a Removable Roof
By Jodi Lai
May 20, 2020

Electric truck will have removable roof panels.

Car Caught Doing Donuts, Shooting Fireworks in Toronto Intersection
By Jodi Lai
May 19, 2020

Stunt drivers taking advantage of the quiet roads are becoming more reckless.

2021 Toyota Venza Returns with Standard Hybrid Power and AWD
By Jodi Lai
May 18, 2020

The Toyota Venza will make its return as a new mid-size SUV with a standard hybrid powertrain and all-wheel drive.

2021 Toyota Sienna Shakes Up Minivan Segment with Standard Hybrid Power and Available Fridge
By Jodi Lai
May 18, 2020

All-new minivan also gets available AWD and on-board vacuum cleaner.

Ford Says Mustang Mach-E Charging Times Are 30% Faster Now
By Jodi Lai
May 15, 2020

EV should be able to get 97 km of range in just 10 minutes.

7 Fancy Features That Will Soon Be in Every Car
By Jodi Lai
May 15, 2020

From wireless Apple CarPlay to self-parking assistants, these upscale features are trickling down to mainstream cars.

About Jodi Lai

Jodi has been obsessed with cars since she was little and has been covering the automotive industry for more than a dozen years. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University, is a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), and a jury member for the prestigious North American Car/Truck/Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY). Jodi is the Editor-in-Chief of AutoTrader.ca.