For many, it signals a shift in the generations: phone books, tape decks, stick shift. Make a joke about any of those to someone under 20 and you may get a blank stare. But stick shifts still have fans in North America. Why? What do people get out of them?... Read More.
If you’re really serious about using less fuel, you could trade-in your car or truck for a smaller one. The smaller and lighter the vehicle, the less gas you’ll need to make it go. A hybrid is another option. These vehicles help you save fuel by driving the vehicle partly using electricity.... Read More.
You’ve probably heard time and again that there are four seasons in Canada: winter, construction, construction, construction. It’s a fact of life, yet we resist it every year. Here are a few tips to help you survive it.... Read More.
Hypermiling refers to the practice of squeezing every last possible mile out of a gallon of gas. Judging by the numerous news articles from 2008, when gas prices soared and the economy tanked, the practice became known through Wayne Gerdes, publisher of cleanmpg.com. The movement has its supporters and detractors.... Read More.
I recently purchased a pick-up truck, my first in 20 years. Moving from a car to a truck was a big change. I needed a vehicle that I could tow, and a truck seemed to be the best fit. I test drove my options before coming to a final decision.... Read More.
The Academy offers a wide range of driving courses, ranging from the half-day experience to the extensive, three-day race license course. The Bridgestone Academy also offers corporate entertainment events for top sales staff, VIP clients and suppliers.... Read More.
Ontario drivers, you can test your skills at a variety of tracks across the province. What follows is a quick review of 5 places where you can experience track driving in Ontario from the driver’s seat of a Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche Turbo, Corvette Stingray, Nissan GT-R or other race exotic.... Read More.