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 Chris Chase For the final instalment in our series of articles about buying a used compact luxury SUV, we’re examining the “other” half of the European slice of this vehicle segment. While BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo helped establish the compact luxury SUV category, later entries from Land Rover, Porsche, Jaguar, and Alfa Romeo... Read More.
First, we had radios. Then tape decks. Then tape-deck adaptors for your Discman…fast forward to today, past Bluetooth connectivity, and we have cellphone mirroring, the ability to project your phone’s screen onto your car’s touchscreen. Apple and Google are the two main tech companies who’ve developed it. We’ll talk about the difference between Apple CarPlay... Read More.
In the sport utility vehicle (SUV) segment’s early days, they were some of the least fuel-efficient mainstream models you could buy, as many of them were based on truck platforms. A move toward crossover SUV models that share underpinnings with cars helped reduce their fuel consumption, making them cheaper to run and boosting their popularity.... Read More.
Have you seen a video of a Tesla taking off from a stop, whipping its passengers back with force? An EV with so much power, even though there’s no big motor in the front? Their front trunk or “frunk” may confuse some prospective EV buyers about what really powers these futuristic vehicles. In today’s blog... Read More.
by Chris Chase Ram, Dodge, and Lexus are this year’s top-ranked brands for initial quality, according to J.D. Power’s 2021 Initial Quality Study (IQS), which was pubished August 31. As well, seven models from the Hyundai Motor Group’s Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis brands were rated best in their vehicle segments, the most for any car... Read More.
Buying a used car can be a complicated, stressful process, between choosing a vehicle that meets your needs and finding one with the features you want at the right price and in good condition. Plus, the vehicle you’re buying may no longer be covered by its factory warranty, depending on how old it is or... Read More.
The Government of Canada has declared that all vehicle sales by 2040 will be electric vehicles (EV). But for that to happen, the next 19 years have to see a large influx in the adoption of EVs. Until now, each province has only seen an increase of single-digit percentages year over year. The leading issue... Read More.
As electric vehicles (EVs) have grown in popularity, you may have heard about the phenomenon known as range anxiety. Whether you use the term, worrying about running out of juice when you can’t recharge may be holding you back from buying your first EV. In this blog post, we’ll explain what range anxiety is and... Read More.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming more affordable as the technology improves and the cost of making EV-specific components like batteries and motors comes down. But while new electric vehicle (EV) prices are decreasing, they are still more expensive than comparable gas and hybrid models and may be out of reach even with government rebates. One... Read More.