Among the many casualties of the auto industry’s transition to crossovers and SUVs is the subcompact car, which has largely disappeared from Canada’s new-vehicle market as subcompact crossovers have become the new entry-level offerings in many automakers’ portfolios. One effect of this change is that there are no longer many new vehicles you can buy... Read More.
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Although the initial purchasing cost of an electric vehicle is often much higher than a gas-powered one, many people switch to an EV because the cost of keeping it fuelled up is significantly cheaper. In this post, we’ll look at some factors that influence the pricing of electricity for BEVs and PHEVs to help you... Read More.
Planning a summer vacation? If you’re staying within Canada or considering a trip into the US, you may debate whether it’d be cheaper to drive or fly. In this post, we’ll look at the average costs and additional fees of each to help you decide. Cost of Flying There are many destinations you can’t drive... Read More.
If you’re interested in electric vehicles (EVs), you may have heard of Rivian Automotive. In this post, we’ll look at this new EV player and how they’re shaping up in the automotive market. What Is Rivian Automotive? Rivian is an American EV startup looking to expand the market for electric vehicles, specifically with battery-powered pickup... Read More.
As the temperature rises, you’ll want to take advantage of the sunny weather by going on day trips or lounging on the beach. If you plan to drive to these destinations, make sure your car is ready for the journey. Just like you, your car also needs to stay cool in the summer. In this... Read More.
Looking to upgrade your vehicle’s performance without taking it to the shop? With the right tools and a bit of research, you can tune your car’s computer whenever and wherever you like. What Is Tuning? You have various degrees of tuning available to you to enhance your vehicle’s performance. For many tuning procedures, you’ll need... Read More.
If you’re planning a summer full of road trips, you’ll need the right vehicle. Your search should factor in things like how many passengers you’ll have, how far you intend to go, and how much you’ll be packing. In this post, we’ll look at some of the best road trip vehicles to help you find... Read More.
Tinny speakers with worse sound quality than an AM radio. Movies not beginning until it’s dark enough to see the giant screen. Weather cancelling the perfectly planned date night. And yet you might still hold a grudge against the development that got built over your favourite local drive-in. Drive-in theatres are making a comeback, though!... Read More.
In a relatively short period of time, Tesla has made a huge impact on the auto industry with its range of high-performance electric vehicles. While its first offering was the late-2000s Tesla Roadster—a version of the Lotus Elise with an electric powertrain—the company has realized greater success with its more recent range of four-door vehicles,... Read More.
This month, our auto industry news roundup goes back to the future with initial details of a Delorean EV concept inspired by the car that starred in the 1980s time-travel movie franchise. If you’d rather stay in the present day, Toyota has updated its Corolla lineup for 2023 with more powerful hybrid powertrains, and a... Read More.