Articles Written By Jodi Lai

2023 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review
By Jodi Lai
July 26, 2023

A new Woodland trim makes this hybrid more outdoorsy without sacrificing efficiency.

2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review
By Jodi Lai
July 24, 2023

This plug-in hybrid SUV offers easy efficiency, no range anxiety, and three rows of seats.

2023 BMW XM Review and Video
By Jodi Lai
June 21, 2023

This flashy plug-in hybrid isn’t perfect for its price, but it’s still astonishing.

2023 Toyota Corolla Hybrid AWD Review
By Jodi Lai
June 13, 2023

Extra traction without the penalty on efficiency.

2024 Audi Q8 E-Tron and Q8 Sportback E-Tron First Drive Review
By Jodi Lai
May 22, 2023

With more range and more convenient charging, the Q8 E-Tron expertly balances performance and luxury.

My Mom Was a Trailblazer for Women Car Enthusiasts and She Doesn’t Even Know It
By Jodi Lai
May 12, 2023

At a time when women weren’t considered “real” car enthusiasts, she never questioned that she belonged.

2023 Kia Telluride Review and Video
By Jodi Lai
May 10, 2023

This practical, stylish, and award-winning SUV is built for families on the go.

2023 BMW X7 Review and Video
By Jodi Lai
May 02, 2023

This luxurious three-row SUV does comfort and practicality in style.

2023 Kia Niro Hybrid Review
By Jodi Lai
April 21, 2023

Long known as efficient and practical, the redesigned Niro is stylish, too.

2023 BMW X1 Review and Video
By Jodi Lai
April 18, 2023

The third-generation X1 is an entry-level SUV that doesn’t feel like corners were cut.

2023 BMW 2 Series Review
By Jodi Lai
April 04, 2023

A compact luxury coupe that hits all the right notes.

7 Simple but Brilliant Features in the 2024 Volvo EX90
By Jodi Lai
March 09, 2023

This new three-row electric SUV is packed full of clever features.

A Past Car Crash Traumatized Me. Driving On a Frozen Lake Helped Me Overcome It
By Jodi Lai
February 27, 2023

Do stuff that scares you, and don’t worry about who’s judging.

Toyota Wins as Canada’s Most Trusted Automotive Brand in the 2023 AutoTrader Awards
By Jodi Lai
February 16, 2023

Toyota has worked hard for generations to earn its reputation for building value-packed, reliable, and robust vehicles.

2023 Best Subcompact Car: Chevrolet Bolt EV
By Jodi Lai
February 16, 2023

This user-friendly EV sets the tone for this segment going forward as a well-rounded runabout with a generous range and excellent practicality.

Jodi Lai

Jodi Lai

Jodi is an award-winning automotive journalist who has been covering the industry for more than 15 years. She has a Bachelor of Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (Ryerson), is a member of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC), and a jury member for the North American Car/Truck/Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY). Jodi is the Editor-in-Chief of AutoTrader and the recipient of the prestigious 2022 AJAC Journalist of the Year Award.