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Neil Moore

Auto Features Writer

Neil Moore is a seasoned automotive journalist who is hesitant to reveal just how many ‘seasons.’ His passion for all things automotive has been published in many newspapers, magazines and websites – a mix of articles that inform, entertain and occasionally stir the pot. Neil is also a member of AJAC (Automobile Journalists Association of Canada).
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Year in review: my top-five rides for 2017

Year in review: my top-five rides for 2017

Photos by Neil Moore Who doesn’t like “Top Five” lists? And who doesn’t expect a few this time of year? At OLM we don’t employ that annoying clickbait technique, luring you in with a piece of eye candy – and compelling you to plow through 78 slides to find [...]

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Hyundai continues to refine entry-level Accent

Hyundai continues to refine entry-level Accent

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: Less curvy than its predecessor, the all-new 2018 Accent is now more refined, and with features you wouldn’t expect in its segment. Looking back 24 years and five generations, there’s no doubt Hyundai’s smallest ride has gained gravitas. [...]

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Murano woos buyers with cutting-edge style and tech

Murano woos buyers with cutting-edge style and tech

Photos by Neil More / Feature image: The current, third-generation Murano wears a futuristic design, with deeply-sculpted sides, “floating roof” and signature V-Motion grille. Boxy and boring it ain’t. The Nissan Murano, arguably one of the pioneers in this segment, has always [...]

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G80 joins starting lineup for standalone Genesis brand

G80 joins starting lineup for standalone Genesis brand

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: One of two vehicles to launch Genesis as a standalone brand, the G80 is a mid-size luxury sedan with no shortage of agility, and get-up-and-go. Tolstoy once said, ‘The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.’ Unlike Toyota, Hyundai held [...]

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Can Elantra GT take on the best from Europe?

Can Elantra GT take on the best from Europe?

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: Dropping its former ‘Fluidic Sculpture’ styling in favour of a more European look, the all-new 2018 Elantra GT enjoys a boost in power with an available 201-hp turbocharged four cylinder engine. Hatchbacks and hot-hatches continue to gain traction [...]

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All-new 5-Series bolsters BMW’s ‘driver’s car’ reputation

All-new 5-Series bolsters BMW’s ‘driver’s car’ reputation

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: BMW’s all-new seventh generation 5-Series may not look radically different than its predecessor, but it’s now lighter and more powerful, with its turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six delivering 335 hp and 332 lb/ft of torque. It may be “all new,” [...]

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Titan half-ton ready to take on best from Detroit Three

Titan half-ton ready to take on best from Detroit Three

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: With a colossal chrome grille, big slab sides and wheelwells, and an overall “square-jawed” look, Nissan’s Titan pickup has taken on a similar look to its Detroit Three competition. Pickup trucks are big business in North America. You’d [...]

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Continental showcases long-awaited reboot for Lincoln

Continental showcases long-awaited reboot for Lincoln

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature image: The 2017 Continental features Lincoln’s new, one-piece signature grille. Also significant in this makeover is its clean side profile, with a chrome strip that almost seamlessly blends door handles into its high beltline. When Cadillac launched the CTS [...]

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Focus ST continues adding sizzle to Ford lineup

Focus ST continues adding sizzle to Ford lineup

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: A large, black grille, swept-back headlamps and steeply-raked windshield give Focus ST the impression of forward motion. If you’re going to build a hot hatch, it should be based on one worthy of the added muscle and exterior bling. On appearances alone, [...]

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Ford C-Max shows why it pays to plug in

Ford C-Max shows why it pays to plug in

Photos by Neil Moore / Feature photo: Ford C-Max is available in both hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions. Shown here is the latter – the 2017 Energi in SE trim. What’s in a name? Ford is one of several automakers that still uses real words to badge its cars. Mustang the wild horse, Taurus [...]

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