Heeps, Graham


TractionLife, Automotive Testing Technology International, Tire Technology International, autocar.co.uk, AMA Insider, Vicarious, Automotive Powertrain Technology International, CAA Magazine



Experienced, knowledgeable and reliable freelance writer and author. I am based in Calgary, AB, working on automotive, technical, motorsport and business assignments for clients in Europe and North America. I previously spent 11 years as a writer and editor for international magazines published in the UK. Fluent German speaker. Author of children's book, 20 Great Race Cars.


Recent Articles:

  1. SEMA 2023's Off-Road Revolution: 10 Overlanders Stole the Show

    Graham Heeps

    Once confined to a small display area, overlanding is now big business at the annual SEMA Show. We picked ten that stole the show in 2023.

  2. FEATURE | NASCAR tire development | Tire Technology International

    Graham Heeps

    Goodyear has signed up to continue as top-level NASCAR’s sole tire supplier for the foreseeable future. Director of race tire sales Greg Stucker reflects on the first year with the 18in tire and looks ahead to the 2023 race season. In a form of racing characterized by continuity and tradition, the 2022 NASCAR Cup SeriesRead More

  3. 2023 Honda HR-V (EX-L AWD) Review

    Graham Heeps

    Our opinion of the 2023 Honda HR-V? It's an enlarged crossover mixing Civic and CR-V DNA, all to a disappointing effect.

  4. CR-V vs HR-V: Honda's Smallest SUVs Compared

    Graham Heeps

    The CR-V vs HR-V size, interior, cargo, and performance differences are worth noting. Here's what makes Honda's smallest SUVs so different.

  5. 2022 Volvo XC60 B6 AWD Inscription Review

    Graham Heeps

    Smooth Swede offers a different take on the premium mid-size SUV. We review the more conventional, mild-hybrid 2022 Volvo XC60 B6 AWD with 295-hp B6 engine.

  6. Feature: Karting tires – Great and small | Tire Technology International

    Graham Heeps

    Top-class international kart racing presents a host of design and development challenges for tire manufacturers. TTi gets the inside line on creating tires for the stars of tomorrow Karting is where household names like Lando Norris and Max Verstappen cut their teeth in motorsport. It’s also a thriving form of racing in its own right,Read More

  7. 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV First Drive Review

    Graham Heeps

    PHEV pioneer gets a style and performance boost. We put the new 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to the test.

  8. 2022 Subaru BRZ Limited [Sport-tech] Review

    Graham Heeps

    New-generation sports coupe builds on predecessor’s winning formula. We put Subaru's RWD 2+2 coupe to the test. Limited (Sport-tech) trim.

  9. 2022 Acura Integra Review

    Graham Heeps

    Returning sport-compact serves up old-school performance vibes. Our full review of the new Integra's power, interior, handling, and more.

  10. Profile: Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek | Tire Technology International

    Graham Heeps

    Cooper’s latest hybrid terrain tire combines aggressive looks with on-road refinement. North American light-truck and Jeep drivers are increasingly opting for aggressive-looking tires for their modified rides, but full-blown mud-terrain (M/T) rubber isn’t suited to everyday highway use. Tire makers are responding with products like the Cooper Discoverer Rugged Trek, a hybrid-terrain product that wasRead More

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