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 […]

How Long Does It Take to Charge an Electric Vehicle? Multiple Factors Apply

Electric vehicles (EVs) have gained significant popularity in recent years due to their environmental benefits and cost savings. As more people consider making the switch to electric cars, one common question that arises is, “how long does it take to charge an electric vehicle?” In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the factors that influence […]

Can You Jumpstart an Electric Vehicle?: Finding the LV Battery is the First Step

Understanding EV Batteries Before diving into the electric vehicle jumpstart process, it is essential to understand the different types of batteries used in EVs. EVs typically have two main types of batteries: the high-voltage (HV) battery and the low-voltage (LV) battery. The HV battery, or high-voltage battery, is the primary power source for the vehicle, […]

Overcoming Oil Leaks: Genesis, Kia recall 8,469 vehicles in Canada for fire risk

Toronto, Ontario — Luxury automaker Genesis is recalling 2,943 copies of its three sedan models in Canada; while Kia is recalling 5,526 versions of its Stinger due to a fire risk. The recall is specifically for vehicles featuring a 3.3L twin-turbocharged V6 engine with a turbocharger oil-feed pipe that could potentially leak oil on hot […]

Diminished Dealership Deals: Honda Canada will cut dealer margins by up to 44 percent

Toronto, Ontario — According to a recent report made by Automotive News Canada, Honda Canada will be cutting dealer profit margins on each car sold by up to 44 percent. This decision is specifically highlighted as a strategy from the automaker to help it finance the transition toward electric vehicles. Honda Canada has not shared […]

Unlocking Theft: Canada’s Most Stolen Cars Targeted via Diagnostic Ports

Toronto, Ontario — According to insight from Équité Association and Bryan Gast, vice president of investigative services at Honda CR-V, the most commonly stolen vehicles in Canada share one common feature: the inclusion of an onboard diagnostic (OBD) port. In 2023, Équité Association revealed that the most commonly stolen vehicles in Canada were the following: […]

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