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.
Category: Auto Industry News
What happening in the automotive world? If you want a glimpse into the industry, and its future we can provide some insight.
Toronto AutoShow 2023
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.
News – January 2023
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.
Recalls That Can Be Fixed Over the Air
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.
Does Your Car Collect Personal Details
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.
Auto Events to Attend in 2023
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.
Services That Can Be Streamed to Your Vehicle
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.
What Is Ford BlueCruise?
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.
Loblaw’s Charging Network
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.
Charging EVs by kWh Instead of by Time
As electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure expands, we can expect to see more discussions over the best way to charge up, including how charging should be billed. Let’s look at how charging is currently billed in Canada, what the difference is between charging by kWh vs. time, and when we may see the country’s charging... Read More.