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.
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.
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.
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.
You may have heard about the recent Hyundai and Kia auto thefts that have been occurring in the United States. We’ll go over what’s happening, which cars are at risk, how the trend started, and offer some tips on preventing vehicle theft. What’s Happening? Since July 2022, hundreds of reports have been filed regarding stolen... Read More.
Wondering what’s on the horizon for the electric vehicle (EV) market? Check out the upcoming Volkswagen ID. Buzz! Inspired by the growing trend toward EVs, Volkswagen is reimagining their iconic Type 2 Microbus (a.k.a. the VW Bus) into an all-electric model. Both retro and modern machinery fans are in for a treat with this new... Read More.
Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) continue to dominate automotive news headlines, with Toyota’s first mainstream BEV, the BZ4X, set to arrive imminently at its Canadian dealerships, while BMW’s first-ever fully electric 7 Series will be here by the end of the year. Meanwhile, a Mercedes-Benz electric concept recently completed a 1,000-km journey on a single charge,... Read More.
About a year ago, we wrote about a few crossovers – utility vehicles designed primarily for paved roads – that have functional tweaks to enhance their off-road abilities. We’re still not sure if this is a short-lived trend or one that will persist as drivers demand more of a middle ground between basic crossovers and... Read More.