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.
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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.
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.
Self-driving cars, also known as autonomous cars or driverless cars, rely on modern technology to get you to point A to B without needing you to take full control. If you’re new to this concept, you aren’t alone! In this post, we’ll go over the basics of how this technology works, along with some pros... Read More.
Wondering how much fuel will cost you on a road trip? A big factor is what kind of car you’re driving. A regular gas-powered car runs on an internal combustion engine (ICE) whereas an electric vehicle (EV) relies on a battery pack. Let’s look at how you can calculate the average cost to fuel an... Read More.
Most of us enjoy listening to some kind of audio while driving. For the audiophile, having a top-notch sound system in the car is a must, but upgrading to aftermarket isn’t always feasible. Did you know, though, that many cars come with excellent factory audio systems? Judging a sound system depends on the quality, quantity,... Read More.
Electrified vehicles continue to dominate the auto industry’s news headlines, but this month’s stories illustrate that not everything is about battery power. That’s especially true in the Ford camp, where that company is getting set to launch the F-150 Raptor R, a more potent version of the existing Raptor off-roader that will generate its power... Read More.
In the late 2000s, BMW created the SUV coupe vehicle segment with the X6, which combined the existing X5 SUV’s ground clearance and all-wheel traction with a sleeker body. The mid-size X6’s success prompted BMW to expand its SUV coupe offerings in 2015 with the compact X4, which was based on the already-popular X3 model.... Read More.
Thinking about trading in your gas-powered car for an electric one? Then you’ve probably wondered how much it’ll cost to keep it running. To get an accurate estimate, it’s useful to understand different charging levels, how to find charging stations, and what incentives can help you with your EV purchase. What Are Charging Levels? EV... Read More.
Among the many casualties of the auto industry’s transition to crossovers and SUVs is the subcompact car, which has largely disappeared from Canada’s new-vehicle market as subcompact crossovers have become the new entry-level offerings in many automakers’ portfolios. One effect of this change is that there are no longer many new vehicles you can buy... Read More.