Ten cars you have never heard of

By | 2017-08-10T00:27:09+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Cars, Information, Lists|

Most motorists will be able to name you a list of two to three dozen car manufacturers. Half of them will be well known to ordinary people, who are interested in the market and are searching for their perfect car.   However, there is a considerable amount of vehicles around the world, about which only

Safety in school zones

By | 2017-08-09T17:03:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Information, Safety tips, The411|

The school year is ending and with summer approaching there is no better time than now to discuss vehicle safety in school zones. It’s important that when you are in a school zone, or the surrounding neighbourhoods (everywhere, really), that you remain focused and observant. Children don’t always remember to look both ways before crossing the

Great Canadian road trips

By | 2017-08-09T17:01:22+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Cars, Information, The411, Tips|

With the first long weekend of the summer comes the beginning of road trip season. Canadians across the country are gearing up to hit the road with their windows down, playlists blasting and maps at the ready. In case you’re stuck on where to go, here is some adventure inspiration for some of the

Perfect cars for your family

By | 2017-08-09T16:38:49+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Cars, Information, The411|

Whether you are already a proud parent, are expecting a child or are planning for your future family, a secure and reliable vehicle is important. Your vehicle should take you on your daily errands, out of town on a road trip and everywhere in between. That being said, a safe and economic choice is

Bad news, you bought a lemon

By | 2017-08-09T16:33:23+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Information, Safety tips, The411|

You’re driving down the street in your shiny, new car and it feels like nothing can stop you! That is until it starts making a funny noise, stalling unexpectedly or just won’t start. After a trip to the mechanic, it’s more bad news and a hefty repair bill. Exactly the opposite experience you expected

Fiat-Chrysler recall defective sedans and SUVs

By | 2017-08-09T16:32:07+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Cars, Information, The411|

Over the past few days it has been nearly impossible to turn on the TV or radio without hearing about the Fiat-Chrysler recall. With approximately 1.1 million sedans and SUVs involved, 52,000 in Canada alone, you may be wondering whether your car is affected. And for good reason! There have been more than 300 reported complaints

Tips for rainy day driving

By | 2017-08-09T16:23:05+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Information, Lists, Safety tips|

Admittedly, we’ve had a very mild winter, and while we can all be thankful that the worst is over, we are now facing a new driving challenge… rain. With temperatures on the rise across Canada, we are starting to experience slick roads and poor visibility. If you must drive in the rain, or while

Hybrid vehicles

By | 2017-08-09T16:22:30+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Cars, Information, New cars|

Automobiles have come a long way since the first mass-produced Model T’s started rolling off the production lines in the early 1900s. Unlike those original cars, we no longer rely solely on gasoline or diesel to power the vehicles we drive. Over the past few years, there has been an increase in the number

Pickup trucks 101

By | 2017-08-09T16:20:24+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Information, The411|

They are the powerhouses of automobiles and arguably the most versatile vehicles currently on the market. From trips with the family to hustling a crew between job sites, there isn’t anything a pickup truck can’t handle. While sedans, compact cars, and SUVs have their appeal, it’s the customization, durability, and power of pickups that

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