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.
Deciding what car is a great first car for you can seem overwhelming. With so many vehicles in different shapes and sizes, it’s easy to get stressed. Today, we’ll break down the four foundations of what to look for in a great first car for you. Practicality is important in a vehicle because it has... Read More.
Whether you’ve purchased a used vehicle or a new vehicle, it may not have come with a spare tire. What are your options? In this blog post, will discuss how you can best prepare for the eventuality of getting a flat tire. Installing Run-Flat Tires Run-flat tires are tires that have been specially constructed to... Read More.
by Chris Chase These days, few vehicle segments are more competitive than the compact luxury crossover SUV class. These models are popular for combining refinement, performance and practicality with accessible prices. The dominant entries come from European and Japanese brands, while North America’s luxury automakers are more recent converts. And all of those companies now... Read More.
Electric vehicles have been growing in popularity. Between 2017 and 2018 alone, the global stock of EVs increased by 63%. When they come up in conversation, you may have heard names such as Tesla and Chevrolet Bolt and wondered if it was time you committed to an EV yourself. To help you decide, we’ll discuss... Read More.
Gas prices fluctuate so wildly, it seems pointless to worry about what you actually put in your tank. Add labels like “premium,” and you likely assume that means “more money.” It does, but sometimes spending more on premium gas is necessary. In fact, for some vehicles, premium gas is a must; for others, though, it... Read More.