Electric vehicles (EVs) offer so many advantages to gas-powered vehicles, like increased power, quietness, a more planted ride, as well as a better choice for the environment. Unfortunately, the common misconception that EVs don’t work in the winter is a little too common on the Internet. In today’s blog post, we’ll talk about what happens... Read More.
by Lori Straus Snow and ice are around the corner in southern Ontario, but it’s already shown its face in parts of Northern Ontario. With the change in weather comes the change in driving habits. Below you’ll find five driving habits you should change for the winter. Your Winter Driving Kit Checklist Change from your... Read More.
By Lori Straus Winter is fast upon us, which means changing your tires. Save yourself the lineups and a few dollars by booking your own driveway instead to change your winter tires. (A word of warning: tires are heavy. Your car is heavier. Please proceed with caution, and if you’re at all nervous, consider booking... Read More.
By Lori Straus With winter just around the corner, it’s time to inspect your floor mats. As tempting as it can be to get the cheapest ones on the market, consider buying ones that offer more than just basic coverage. Floor mats should be able to keep almost all water and salt from the winter... Read More.
By Lori Straus When it comes to the winter, Canadians tend to divide themselves into two groups: those who love the outdoors despite the freezing temperatures and those who hide indoors precisely because of those temperatures. Both groups have one thing in common, though: neither wants to wash their vehicle in the winter. However, good... Read More.
By Lori Straus Ice racing is exactly what it says: car racing on a track of ice. The Ontario finals take place every year starting in January in Minden, Ontario. Approximately 100 racers come out each weekend for a six-weekend stretch and compete in several classes. The CASC makes it easy for anyone interested in... Read More.
By Lori Straus Winter needn’t be a time when you lock yourself up in your house and wait for the snow to melt. Ontario boasts so many gorgeous destinations for winter travel that it’s almost a shame to spend the season at home. Perhaps even more of a shame would be to spend thousands of... Read More.
By Lori Straus As beautiful as the surrounding landscapes can be in the winter, with everything covered in white snow, one of the major inconveniences of winter is getting stuck in the snow. It can even happen with winter tires. Depending on the situation, you may need to call for help. However, in many cases... Read More.
By Lori Straus As I write this, it’s 9°C in the second week of December in my city in Southwestern Ontario. All my hard-earned shovelling is being erased. That makes it hard to believe that it’s still winter. But it is. If you haven’t done so yet, do it immediately: assemble your winter driving kit,... Read More.
By Lori Straus Fluffy, white snow; heavenly blue skies; and the bright sun that warms your face even when it’s -20°C outside. Maybe you’re planning to go skiing, hiking, or sight-seeing on your camping trip. Winter overlanding requires some precautions. In this blog post, I’ll take you through a few of them. Plan Your Trip—Without... Read More.