By Lori Straus Where would we be without tires? We expect them to carry us from point A to point B, stop our vehicle on a dime when we slam on the brakes, and help us safely navigate the roads. In fact, we rely on them so much that we even change them to fit... Read More.
by Chris Chase Among the notable recent trends in the auto industry is a shift away from manual transmissions to automatics. These transmissions used to be more expensive and less fuel-efficient than manuals and often hampered performance. But today’s automatics, with anywhere from 6 to 10 ratios, are generally more efficient than stickshifts and perform... Read More.
by Lori Straus You’ve likely been told over the years to wash your hands after going to the washroom and also after handling cash. In fact, some stores won’t even handle cash today for fear of transmitting the coronavirus. (The Bank of Canada has asked stores not to do so, because not everyone has access... Read More.
By Lori Straus Leaving your vehicle inactive for several weeks or even months doesn’t give your car a rest. It can actually damage your car if you don’t properly maintain it. In this blog post, we’ll cover the basics of maintaining your vehicle while you’re not driving it often, if at all. Clean Everything Out... Read More.
by Lori Straus Feeling a bit cooped up? Sometimes a road trip movie is enough to take your family somewhere. Here are five road trip movies you can watch with your family. Finding Nemo Although no roads are technically used in this movie, Nemo’s dad still goes on an oceanic road trip to find his... Read More.
by Lori Straus Whether you bought a new pickup truck from a dealership or a used one from your best buddy, you’ll still want to customize your truck so it’s completely your own. Below we’ve got a list of truck accessories that will help turn the truck you just bought into the truck you’ll never... Read More.
by Lori Straus You’re expecting? How exciting! If it’s your first one, you’re probably spending a lot of time researching everything you need to do to make your baby happy and healthy. If it’s your second (or later!) one, you likely know the drill but still need to prepare. A baby, whether it’s your first... Read More.
By Lori Straus Have you ever been stuck trying to walk in a rainstorm while holding your umbrella in front in a vain attempt to stay dry? It’s much, much harder to walk, isn’t it? That difficulty in moving forward is reflected in a number called the drag coefficient. And just like your umbrella, your... Read More.
by Lori Straus The shift toward electric vehicles (EVs) has been picking up steam for over a decade now. If you’re in the market for a new car and you’re considering an EV, how do you know that the one you want to buy is more energy efficient overall compared to a fuel-efficient, gas-powered vehicle?... Read More.
by Chris Chase — 4.3/5.0 The full-size pickup truck segment is one of the auto industry’s most competitive, and North America’s domestic brands own it. Ford’s F-150 is Canada’s best-selling vehicle overall, and the Ram 1500 and General Motors’ GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 twins are regular top-10 sellers. Understandably, those brands work... Read More.