Crossovers and SUVs are the focus of this month’s roundup of new vehicle announcements, and like January’s headlines, nearly all of those new models incorporate electrification. Among mainstream automakers, Mazda and Toyota are ready to roll out their newest mid-size, three-row crossovers, both of which will offer hybrid powertrains, while Volkswagen and Subaru have revised... Read More.
If you’re keen on saving energy (and money) while driving, you’ve probably tried efficient driving techniques, like gentle acceleration and deceleration. But what if you could ease the strain on your car by avoiding the brakes altogether? In this article, we’ll cover what one-pedal driving is, which vehicles have it, some of its benefits, and... Read More.
Calling all car fans! After a two-year hiatus, the Canadian International AutoShow is back to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Learn about the latest advancements in automotive technology, see vintage vehicles on display, and attend live discussions of what the future may hold for our relationship with both public and private modes of transportation. The Canadian... Read More.
Electrification once again dominates our latest roundup of auto industry news, in which Stellantis prices new subcompact crossover models from Alfa Romeo and Dodge, Chevrolet reveals the first-ever hybrid Corvette, and Mazda adds driving range and rotary power to its MX-30 EV. Alfa Romeo prices Tonale subcompact SUV at $44,995 Alfa Romeo has announced that... 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.
Wondering what your new car may know about you? Modern vehicles are basically giant computers, capable of collecting all kinds of data—similar to a smartphone. But what exactly does your car know, and how can you limit what it collects? Let’s look at what personal data is stored in your car. How Does My Car... Read More.
If you consider yourself an automotive fan, you’ve probably been to an auto show or two before. But if you’re completely new to the scene, why not make attending an automotive event one of your goals for 2023? These events are great ways to expand your hobby, get some advice on what your next vehicle... 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.
If you have an electric vehicle (EV), you’re probably used to scouting out charging points along your route. As charging infrastructure continues to grow in Canada, more companies are trying to break into the EV charging industry, giving drivers more options to avoid range anxiety. This year, grocer and retail giant Loblaw Canada entered the... Read More.