Most cars eventually end up at the scrapyard, but that doesn’t have to mean their story is over. You’ve heard of car accessories, but what about accessories fashioned from your car? Meet Mariclaro, a Canadian brand that creates stylish and functional accessories from upcycled materials, including abandoned vehicles. Before a car is a demolished, the... Read More.
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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.
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.
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.
Driving to Disney World on Gas vs. Electricity
Thinking about driving to Walt Disney World, but you drive an electric vehicle (EV)? Most people are used to starting off with a full tank of gas and trusting they’ll find a gas station almost anywhere. For those with an EV, though, the charging grid isn’t as developed. If you want to tackle the 2078... Read More.
Great Movies for Auto Enthusiasts
Trying to figure out what to watch for your next movie night? If you’re an auto enthusiast, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best movies for car lovers across a variety of genres. As you browse through these titles, you’ll notice that some films have been marked with an asterisk.... Read More.
Rules for When School Buses Return to the Roads
It’s almost time to return to school! As you squeeze in one last road trip and run some maintenance checks on your vehicle to get it ready for the new season, now’s a good time to brush up on your knowledge of how to share the road with school buses. There aren’t many road rules,... Read More.
New Cars Available with Manual Transmissions
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.
Cars That Are Great for Camping
If you’re planning some camping trips this summer, you’ll want to find the right vehicle. Whether you camp in a tent, under the stars, or decide to sleep inside your vehicle, we’ll help you find the perfect match. Best Camping Cars Technically, if all you need is to load up some stuff, you can take... Read More.
Is it Cheaper to Drive or Fly for Summer Vacation?
Planning a summer vacation? If you’re staying within Canada or considering a trip into the US, you may debate whether it’d be cheaper to drive or fly. In this post, we’ll look at the average costs and additional fees of each to help you decide. Cost of Flying There are many destinations you can’t drive... Read More.