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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As summer begins to wind down, it’s time to start thinking about prepping your car for the upcoming seasons. Although we won’t see snow just yet, it’s important to get the equipment you need ahead of time, especially your winter tires, so you’re ready for that first snowfall. What Are Winter Tires? As the name... Read More.
Did you know many of the features in your vehicle came from racecars? The world of motorsports has produced many technological advancements that have proven useful not only for high-speed thrill-seekers, but for the safety and comfort of everyday drivers. Let’s look at some parts of your vehicle that wouldn’t be where they are today... Read More.
Many Canadians find automatic cars easier to drive, but some still prefer the higher level of driver involvement that comes with a manual transmission. Although many new cars aren’t being produced with manual transmission as standard equipment, more options are still out there than you may think. If you’re considering a manual transmission in your... Read More.
Although the initial purchasing cost of an electric vehicle is often much higher than a gas-powered one, many people switch to an EV because the cost of keeping it fuelled up is significantly cheaper. In this post, we’ll look at some factors that influence the pricing of electricity for BEVs and PHEVs to help you... Read More.
As the temperature rises, you’ll want to take advantage of the sunny weather by going on day trips or lounging on the beach. If you plan to drive to these destinations, make sure your car is ready for the journey. Just like you, your car also needs to stay cool in the summer. In this... Read More.