Toyota made its first foray into the subcompact crossover segment in 2018 with the C-HR, which still stands out today for styling that is uncommonly daring not just for the carmaker, but for the class in which it competes. Toyota’s second entry in this fast-growing vehicle category is the Corolla Cross, a vehicle that aims... Read More.
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If you’re thinking about getting an electric vehicle (EV), it’s important to do your research and be prepared to make a few changes to your lifestyle. This includes prepping your home for the new addition to your garage and being aware of what kind of maintenance you’ll need to do. Home Charger If you decide... Read More.
Wondering what’s on the horizon for the electric vehicle (EV) market? Check out the upcoming Volkswagen ID. Buzz! Inspired by the growing trend toward EVs, Volkswagen is reimagining their iconic Type 2 Microbus (a.k.a. the VW Bus) into an all-electric model. Both retro and modern machinery fans are in for a treat with this new... Read More.
Previously, we discussed how to find the most fuel-efficient vehicle by class. In this post, we’ll look at some vehicles with a long driving range on one tank of fuel or, in the case of electric vehicles, one full battery charge. First, let’s go over some terminology. Fuel efficiency refers to how much fuel (gas,... Read More.
Whether your towing for work or leisure, follow these tips to prioritize trailer safety on your next towing trip. Weight Distribution You don’t have to have a pickup truck to tow a trailer. Other vehicles can pull a large load and are also great for everyday use. The important thing is to know how much... Read More.
Ever wondered how you can protect your car’s surface from stains and scratches? In this post, we’ll go over one method you can use to keep your car’s coat in top condition: paint protection film (PPF). What Is PPF? PPF, also known as car scratch protection film, is placed over the most exposed surfaces of... Read More.
Canadian Black Book (CBB) has announced the winners of its first-ever Best Residual Value Awards, which recognize the new car, truck, and SUV models expected to retain the most resale value in the future. CBB says the Best Residual Value Award program predicts how much of its original MSRP a new vehicle will retain after... Read More.
As has become commonplace, the automotive news headlines last month were dominated by electric vehicles and SUVs, but those (mostly) mainstream offerings were livened up by Nissan’s pricing announcement for its new Z sports car. Lexus also pulled the wraps off a new RX crossover that promises to be the most driver-oriented version yet of... Read More.
An onboard diagnostic (OBD) scanner, also known simply as a diagnostic scanner, reads the error memory and other data stored on a vehicle’s computer system. Having your own scanner can help you diagnose and troubleshoot problems with your vehicle so you can avoid paying for assessments by a mechanic. Plus, for the serious car enthusiast... Read More.
Electric vehicles are starting to gain serious traction in the marketplace, thanks to the recent high-profile introductions of crossovers like the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and Ford Mustang Mach-E. But all three of those brands got their start in the electric vehicle segment with plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), which combine limited electric range with a... Read More.