Most cars eventually end up at the scrapyard, but that doesn’t have to mean their story is over. You’ve heard of car accessories, but what about accessories fashioned from your car? Meet Mariclaro, a Canadian brand that creates stylish and functional accessories from upcycled materials, including abandoned vehicles. Before a car is a demolished, the... 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.
Using the right tool to clear the snow and ice off your vehicle is crucial. Without a sturdy snow brush to fully clear your windshield, you may not see properly when driving or you could risk damaging your vehicle. In this blog post, we’ll cover snow brushes and ice scrapers that can handle Ontario winters.... 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.
If you’re planning a long road trip, you may wonder how to keep your passengers entertained. To help you avoid the dreaded “are we there yet?” question every two minutes, let’s look at what services you can stream to your vehicle and how to access them. What Can You Stream? With today’s technology, you can... 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.
Calling all contractors! This year, Ford Motor Company launched their first all-electric pickup truck. The 2022 F-150 Lightning comes in four trims: Pro, XLT, Lariat, and Platinum. Although the Pro is the most affordable of the bunch, it’s currently only available with an extended-range battery for fleet customers. In this post, we’ll focus on the... Read More.
Multiple electric vehicle (EV) networks are available across Canada, contributing to nearly 7,000 locations and over 16,000 chargers in total. With a standard 120V outlet or professionally installed Level 2 charger, you can charge an EV from home. If you need to boost your battery on the go, you’ll need to locate a public charging... Read More.
The debate between automatic and manual transmissions (a.k.a. stick shift) has lasted decades and will probably always be a topic of conversation among auto enthusiasts. When you set out to buy a new car, one of the first things you should consider is what kind of transmission you want. To help you decide, we’ve made... Read More.