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.
What started off during COVID when automakers slowed production to keep pace with consumers not spending money turned into a global shortage of cars that has only been worsened by a global chip shortage. The chips that we are talking about power pretty much every electronic device you have at home. In this blog, we... 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.
Armoured vehicles are tailored to their individual customers and are truly custom built with varying degrees of bulletproof glass and accessories. In this blog post, we’ll cover five different categories of armoured vehicles: cash in transit, emergency response vehicles (ERV) or special purpose, limousines, armoured SUVs, and armoured sedans. Prices are not shown for most... Read More.
You may have noticed that gas prices have been on the rise. In April 2020, because of the pandemic, the average gas price sat at just 76 cents. In early July 2021, the average soared to $1.36, almost double that. As the spread of COVID-19 finally appears to be slowing down, experts expect pump prices... 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.
“I’m cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs” is perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind when you think “auto show,” but it might be when you enter the main room of the Oblivion III 80s and 90s Car & Culture Show, taking place just 30 minutes outside of Toronto on September 12th. This show, as... Read More.
Motor safety laws in Canada dictate many aspects of vehicle design. In Ontario, your car must meet safety standards to have a licence plate and therefore be driven on roads. A new safety law comes into effect in Canada in September: tail lights that turn on automatically with daytime running lights. The Development of Lights... Read More.
by Lori Straus Dash cams can range from a single dashboard camera you mount on your dashboard to a system of cameras mounted around your car. In this blog post, we’ll explain different reasons to consider different a dash cam. Guard Your Vehicle When You’re Not Around You don’t need Tesla’s Centenary function to protect... Read More.
by Lori Straus Searching for the perfect used car can sometimes feel like searching for the metaphorical needle in a haystack. You find the vehicle, and by the time you get to the lot, it’s gone to someone who was faster than you. But there are some vehicles that just don’t sell. These vehicles may... Read More.