If you’re keen on saving energy (and money) while driving, you’ve probably tried efficient driving techniques, like gentle acceleration and deceleration. But what if you could ease the strain on your car by avoiding the brakes altogether? In this article, we’ll cover what one-pedal driving is, which vehicles have it, some of its benefits, and... Read More.
Over the last decade, many upscale car manufacturers have expanded their lineups with lower-priced models to attract shoppers who want the image a luxury vehicle projects as much as the posh features they come equipped with. But that doesn’t mean upscale brands are ignoring the demand for top-line prestige models. That’s especially true on the... Read More.
Despite being around for about two decades, gas-electric hybrid technology has only recently become widely available in the compact crossover segment. Ford has the most experience in the compact hybrid SUV class: It offered a hybrid version of its Escape from 2005 through 2012. Toyota didn’t offer a hybrid in this class until 2017, but... Read More.
If you consider yourself an auto enthusiast, there’s no doubt you’ve heard of the Mazda Miata. Let’s take a closer look at why the Miata holds the Guinness World Record for the best-selling 2-seat convertible sports car in history. Background The Mazda Miata, also known as the Mazda MX-5, was first introduced to the public... Read More.
If you’ve ever driven during the winter in Canada, you know how much of a difference the right drivetrain can make. If you’re thinking about getting a new vehicle this season, taking a closer look at your drivetrain options, especially all-wheel drive systems, may help you make your final decision. Types of Drivetrains The four... Read More.
One advantage of high-tech cars is that certain issues can be easily resolved with over-the-air recalls. Let’s go over what over-the-air recalls are and what you should know about them before upgrading to a new vehicle. What Are Vehicle Recalls? With traditional vehicle recalls, if a manufacturer identifies an issue with the car you drive,... Read More.
Wondering what your new car may know about you? Modern vehicles are basically giant computers, capable of collecting all kinds of data—similar to a smartphone. But what exactly does your car know, and how can you limit what it collects? Let’s look at what personal data is stored in your car. How Does My Car... Read More.
For a long time, self-driving cars have seemed like a thing of the distant future. Now, however, that future is getting nearer. With several automakers releasing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), semi-autonomous cars are slowly making a name for themselves in reality. Tesla’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) capability is offering drivers the chance to get one step... Read More.
Calling all electric vehicle (EV) fans! A new brand is entering the Canadian market. In this article, we’ll introduce you to VinFast, Vietnam’s first global automotive manufacturer. What is VinFast? Based in Vietnam, VinFast LLC is a private automotive company. It’s part of a larger conglomerate organization known as Vingroup, founded by Phạm Nhật Vượng.... Read More.
Have you ever wished you could switch your car into autopilot to just sit back and enjoy the ride? While you can’t purchase a fully autonomous car just yet, you can check out advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS). These systems take on certain responsibilities of operating a vehicle, limiting how much the driver needs to be... Read More.