Beat the heat: How to keep your car cool during the summer

Toronto, Ontario — Summer is finally here, and with the weather quickly rising, consumers increasingly need to find ways to keep things cool, especially their vehicles. Engines are known to run hot, and if not maintained, things can go wrong very fast. Hector Garcia, a mechanic in Burton, Michigan, originally told ABC12 News that he […]

Charged Charges: B.C. government changes conditions for electric vehicle rebates; removes 75 percent previously eligible vehicles

Victoria, British Columbia — On June 18th, the Government of British Columbia announced the decision to change the program criteria for electric vehicle (EVs) rebates, thereby making it so that  approximately 75 percent of previously eligible vehicles no longer qualify for the province’s economic incentive. The B.C. government specifically lowered the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) […]

Comparative SUV Safety: IIHS Finds Jeep Wagoneer Outperforms Other Popular Models

Toronto, Ontario — Discover the latest insights into SUV safety with the recent report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). According to the IIHS, among popular SUV models, only the Jeep Wagoneer qualifies for the prestigious 2024 Top Safety Pick award. This accolade sets the Wagoneer apart from competitors like the Chevrolet Tahoe […]

Not So Fresh After All: New car smell might be carcinogenic, says new Environmental Science and Technology study

Toronto, Ontario — According to findings published in the Journal Environmental Science and Technology, the flame retardant chemicals added to seat foam and other automotive components can pollute the cabin air inside the vehicle and also have carcinogenic properties. In the study, researchers noted that the chemical tri (1-chloro-isopropyl) phosphate (TCIPP) alongside others are added […]

Going the Distance: Correctly inflated tires important for EV mileage, says TRAC survey

Toronto, Ontario — A recent survey from the Tire and Rubber Association (TRAC) reveals that while a majority of drivers polled understand the relationship between correctly inflated tires and improved fuel mileage, less understand the importance for electric vehicle (EV) mileage. The purpose of TRAC’s survey was to “gauge attitudes and knowledge around the impacts […]

65% of Drivers in Ontario Say Distracted Driving Is the Greatest Threat on the Roads, Yet 20% Likely to Check Messages While Driving, Survey Says

Distracted driving is dangerously prevalent on the roads today. According to a recent survey, 65% of drivers in Ontario say distracted driving is the greatest threat on the roads, even more than impaired driving at 35%. Even though drivers say distracted driving is dangerous, a significant portion of drivers admit to engaging in distracted driving behaviors, […]

Alberta Motor Association Insurance Company Selects IMS for Pay-As-You-Go Program

Canadian insurer leverages app-centric IMS usage-based insurance technology to enable accurate mileage capture to deliver mileage-based policyholder premiums.   Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, April 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Alberta Motor Association Insurance Company (AMAIC), a Canadian insurer serving the province of Alberta,  part of the Alberta Motor Association (AMA), has selected IMS, a global leader […]

ATTN: BC drivers — Has your windshield been damaged or chipped? ICBC will assist you


For many drivers, a chipped or damaged windshield is an unexpected inconvenience that can disrupt their daily commute. Understanding how to address this issue swiftly and effectively can save time and money, particularly for those drivers in BC covered by the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC). Here’s a look at how ICBC facilitates windshield […]

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