Hauling anything behind your vehicle is not a task to be taken lightly, whether your plan is to tow a camper, a boat or a simple utility trailer. After the financial outlay (which is significant if you’re buying a boat or RV), you have to then get the hang of driving your new rig. However,... Read More.
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by Lori Straus As Ontario sees a glimmer of light as the rules of lockdown are relaxed a little, you’ll start seeing more cars—and possibly more bikes and pedestrians—on the roads. That can lead to an increase in accidents, which can take away valuable healthcare resources from the pandemic. Here are seven tips to help... Read More.
By Lori Straus Ceramic coatings are applied to your vehicle’s exterior to provide an extra layer of protection against the elements and damage. However, a lot of misconceptions abound about what a ceramic coating can and can’t do. We’ll break it down for you here. What Is a Ceramic Coating? A ceramic coating is a... Read More.
by Chris Chase Mid-size family sedans and hybrid cars are among the fastest-fading segments in the auto industry. Sales of the former have fallen off in favour of crossovers and SUVs, while the latter represents yesterday’s technology as electric cars move into the mainstream. Honda and Toyota produced the industry’s first hybrids – the Insight... Read More.
by Lori Straus With spring-like weather finally here, you can no longer deny the layer of dirt on your car. However, with physical distancing still in full force, you’re likely considering an automatic car wash to clean up your vehicle. And why not? Automatic car washes are convenient and save you the physical effort of... Read More.
Viewed on the map, Canada is significantly larger than the United States. But our relatively small population means that carmakers’ decisions about which vehicles they sell here are largely driven by the desires of U.S. buyers. From an economics point of view, it is most cost-effective for a company to sell the same cars in... Read More.
by Chris Chase Shrinking demand for subcompact cars has seen many automakers cut their smallest models from their Canadian lineups, forcing fans of little vehicles to move up to pricier crossovers or SUVs. Toyota was not willing to do that when considering the future of its entry-level Yaris. It was, however, keen to find an... Read More.
by Conor Burke Who doesn’t want to see better and further when driving at night? At one point in time HID (High Intensity Discharge) or Xenon Headlights were reserved for the higher end vehicles of the car market. In the early 2000’s these cars stood out at night with very bright, crisp headlights. If you... Read More.
by Chris Chase In a perfect world, every vehicle a car maker launched would be an overnight success and the name attached to it would become a cultural touchstone. That doesn’t happen often, but it does happen, and not just to rarefied performance or luxury models. The Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, for example, are... Read More.
by Lori Straus Financing a new car can get you behind the wheel years before you’ve saved up enough to pay for one outright. For some, that’s a luxury: they’d rather drive now and pay later. For others, it’s reality: to earn money, they have to drive now and pay later. Whatever your situation, though,... Read More.