Heeps, Graham


TractionLife, Autocar, Automotive Testing Technology International, Tire Technology International, AutoJournal, FleetDigest, Engine Technology International, autocar.co.uk, CarCare Business, AMA Insider



Experienced, knowledgeable and reliable freelance writer and editor. 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.


Recent Articles:

  1. Heroic custom cars from SEMA360 2020 | Autocar

    Graham Heeps

    It may have gone virtual this year, but the SEMA show once more featured some truly brilliant custom cars

  2. First Look: 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Compact Electric SUV | TractionLife

    Graham Heeps

    Here's closer look at the new 2021 VW ID.4, including US & Canada release dates, MSRP pricing, key features, EV charging, pictures and more.

  3. Current Thinking - Autosphere

    Graham Heeps

    As EVs start to reach workshops in larger numbers, how will their braking impact demand for pads, calipers and rotors? As sales of both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are expected to increase, the impact of these vehicles will be increasingly felt in repair shops across Canada. Brake servicing and replacement is...

  4. 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review | TractionLife.com

    Graham Heeps

    Full review of the all-new, fourth-generation 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited, costing little more than the gas version.

  5. VW Atlas Cross Sport Interior Review | TractionLIfe.com

    Graham Heeps

    Here's a closer look & review of the new VW Atlas Cross Sport interior. Including passenger space & trim, dashboard & infotainment, cargo capacity & more.

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  7. 2020 Toyota Tacoma TRD Off-Road Review | TractionLife.com

    Graham Heeps

    We put the 2020 Toyota Tacoma 4x4 Double Cab TRD Off RD Premium to the test. Updates keep market-leading midsize truck fresh, but can Tacoma still compete?

  8. Yokohama in UHP tire market comeback | Tire Technology International

    Graham Heeps

    Yokohama Tire finds the right mix as it attempts to recapture market share Back in the early 2000s, Yokohama Tire had a 10% share of the North American UHP tire market with its Advan brand. At the time, its major competitors were Tier 1s like Michelin, Bridgestone and Continental, but since then, the likes ofRead More

  9. 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country T5 AWD Review | TractionLife.com

    Graham Heeps

    The Volvo V60 Cross Country does a great job of reminding us why station wagons were once so popular (and can do pretty much everything that an SUV can).

  10. 7 Outdoor Products from 2019 SEMA Overland Experience You Need Now

    Graham Heeps

    If you missed it, here's some the best adventure gear for overlanders & off-roaders, on display at SEMA Show 2019. Including, of course, rooftop tents.

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