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The rules to follow when getting your kid a car

It used to be the bigger the better, but nowadays safety features and fuel economy are key features to look for When you write about the auto industry for enough years, you learn there are a handful of perennial questions … Continue reading

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Rally shows its heart with Moroccan medical work

Finishing the gruelling race is rewarding, but not as much as seeing the work done by the Coeur de Gazelles Women participate in the Rallye Aicha des Gazelle – the Gazelle Rally – for many reasons. Some are looking for … Continue reading

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Lincoln, Genesis pick-up services could do more than just save time

Time is valuable for customers, but also for dealerships who might want to get fixes right the first time Starting March 1, Lincoln dealers will pick up a client’s 2018 vehicle when it is time for service and drop it … Continue reading

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Car insurance looks to ditch pink slips, but it’s not as easy as it sounds

Survey shows most Canadians want it on their phones, but there are still a few regulatory hurdles to jump Are car insurance pink slips finally on the way out? They are if consumers have anything to say about it. Like … Continue reading

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Are you comfortable with your car giving up your secrets?

Recent stats indicate people are becoming more aware of just how much data will be at risk It’s been nearly five years since some Canadian car insurance companies followed their American counterparts lead and introduced telematics as a way for … Continue reading

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Double drive-thrus bring out the selfish in society

Idling for minutes, racing ahead of the next person, taking too long to order: is it all worth it for that double-double? In Burlington, ON, the city I live in, with a population just under 200,000, local government aims to … Continue reading

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How can we stop impaired, distracted drivers once and for all?

Perhaps the best way to fight impairment and curtail distractions is through a completely zero-tolerance policy Proponents of an all-autonomous driving world usually cite safety, with a corresponding plunge in death and injury, as a leading reason drivers need to … Continue reading

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Christmas surprises aren’t always under the tree

Found in a rummage sale lot, a used Fisher Price garage was more appealing than the new toys I grew up with many sisters. It’s not that we were immersed in a world of Barbie dolls and ballet slippers – … Continue reading

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Mercedes says goodbye to diesel in North America

Rather than the result of a scandal, it could be due to improper fuel south of the border While it was hardly surprising to watch Volkswagen flee the scene of its diesel crimes, a just-released listing from the National Highway … Continue reading

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Can we not wait for autonomous technology to have in-car advertising?

Ads in self-driving cars will be annoying, but GM’s Marketplace app for its current vehicles is downright dangerous Just when I though the herald of self-driving cars couldn’t get any worse, companies like Intel are here to remind me I … Continue reading

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