Ever since the minivan’s popularity peaked in the early 2000s, we’ve seen a downward trend in the purchasing and manufacturing of these family-style vehicles in favour of the cooler-looking family SUVs. Let’s face it: minivans are not the most attractive vehicle on the market. But when buying a vehicle for the family, appearance takes a... Read More.
by Lori Straus Van life has become a lifestyle in the past decade, like minimalist living and the tiny house movement. Only, instead of retaining your apartment or home, or trying to find a place in the city that allows for a tiny home, van life is transitory. You get rid of almost everything, pack... Read More.
by Lori Straus Finding the right truck or van for work is no small task: you want to balance saving money with getting value for your money. In this blog post, we’ll share with you seven tips on how to find the right van or truck for work. 1. What’s Your Cargo? A truck allows... Read More.
By Chris Chase Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) published its 2020 Canadian vehicle residual value awards in January, naming Toyota and Porsche its top brands for this model year. These annual awards recognize the vehicles that ALG’s industry watchers predict will hold their value best as they age; the company calculates residual value (also known as... Read More.
by Chris Chase Commercial work vans are hardly a new concept, but the vans themselves have become more modern in recent years. It’s a transition that began in the mid-2000s when Dodge began importing renamed Mercedes-Benz Sprinters after the DaimlerChrysler merger. Those first Sprinter models created an appetite in North America for workhorse vehicles designed... Read More.
The last 20 years have seen a number of car companies’ design departments get adventurous with more affordable models. Sometimes, taking a chance with a car’s appearance works. When it doesn’t work, however, it can kill the public’s interest in a vehicle.... Read More.
So, you’re in the market for a used minivan for your family. Congratulations! But which minivans are the best for your family? And how can you research used minivans, if that’s what you’re looking for?... Read More.