Lai, Jodi



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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

Recent Articles:

  1. 5 Things I Learned Driving an EV for 2 Months in the Dead of Winter

    Jodi Lai

    Spoiler alert: It was fine, really.


  2. 2021 Cadillac Escalade Review

    Jodi Lai

    Bigger, better, swaggier


  3. 2021 Audi E-Tron Sportback Review

    Jodi Lai

    An excellent Audi but an average EV


  4. 2021 Ford Bronco Sport First Drive Review

    Jodi Lai

    Small SUV ready for adventure


  5. 2020 Mercedes-AMG G 63 Review

    Jodi Lai

    Why be normal when you can be this extra?


  6. 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Drive Review

    Jodi Lai

    Bringing style, AWD, and range to mainstream EVs


  7. 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

    Jodi Lai

    Roomy and feature-filled, but disappointing to drive


  8. 2020 Lexus ES 300h Review

    Jodi Lai

    Comfortable cruiser with incredible fuel economy


  9. 2020 Lexus NX 300 Review

    Jodi Lai

    Small SUV is very average


  10. 6 World and Segment Firsts in the 2021 Genesis GV80

    Jodi Lai

    Luxury automaker has ambitious plans for its first SUV.


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The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an association of professional journalists, writers and photographers whose focus is the automobile and the automotive industry. The majority of our journalists test-drive, and report on, new vehicles on an on-going basis in various media across the country.

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