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: Driving Tips
We all like to believe that we are safe drivers, but the reality is that most of us have some areas that could use some improvement. So, if you are looking for blog posts to help keep your family safe and save money read the posts below.
Unique Ways AWD Systems Work
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.
Snow Brushes for the Winter
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.
Ice Roads in Ontario
If you’ve ever driven in Ontario during the winter, you’ve likely dealt with icy roads. But what about entire roads made of ice? Let’s go over what ice roads are and what to do if you come across one. What Are Ice Roads? An ice road, also known as an ice bridge, is a human-made... Read More.
New Traffic Designs: Diverging Diamond Interchanges
If you’ve been driving in Canada for a while, you’ve probably got a good sense of the typical layout of the roads and traffic designs in the country. Some old traffic designs are returning to today’s roads, such as the diverging diamond interchange (DDI). What Is a DDI? A diverging diamond interchange (DDI), also known... 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.
Proper Use of a Roundabout
Like manual transmissions, roundabouts are much more common in Europe than North America. If you drive in Canada, however, you’re still bound to come across a roundabout at some point, so it’s important you know how to properly use one. We’ve broken down the steps to using a roundabout to help you and everyone else... Read More.
Renting an Electric Car
Looking to rent a vehicle? If you’re interested in taking something new out for a spin, some car rental companies now offer electric vehicles. In this blog post, well look at the ins and outs of renting an electric car. Why Should I Rent? One of the main reasons people rent a car is to... Read More.
Should You Let Your Friends and Family Charge at Your Place?
You wouldn’t think twice about letting your friend charge their phone at your house, but what about their car? Are you worried it’ll cost you a lot more? Let’s look at what it may cost to let someone else charge their vehicle at your house. Electricity BillingThe Ontario Energy Board (OEB) sets specific rates for... Read More.
Route Planning for Electric Cars
If you’ve always driven a gas-powered vehicle, you’ve probably only worried about finding somewhere to fuel up if you’re in a very remote or unfamiliar area. Route planning for electric cars is still a necessity to help you avoid range anxiety, especially on long journeys. To try to avoid these fears, follow these tips to... Read More.