So you're probably wondering, how do electric cars perform in Canada's winter cold conditions? How will the range of my electric car be affected by cold chilling temperatures? Can electric cars can handle Canadian winters?
Only 5 years ago, on Sept. 1, 2011 fee to renew registration sticker in Ontario was at $74. As of Sept. 1, 2016 this fee will now be at $120 (Southern Ontario). That's a 64 percent increase in only 5 years.
Starting Oct. 2, 2016 Ontario drivers caught high on drugs can now temporarily lose their driver's licence right on the spot, same as if they would if they were caught drinking and driving. Starting this weekend if a driver is pulled over and fails a road-side sobriety test due to drugs, they will lose their licence for 3 days on the spot.
As of today you can now apply online to receive a permit to use HOT lanes on the QEW stretch (Trafalgar Road in Oakville to Guelph Line in Burlington)..
Nissan Leaf Electric car now available in Canada.
Each year Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy
Efficiency runs ecoENERGY awards for vehicles which are most fuel-efficient. Electric cars were huge winners this year. 2013 awards went
to Smart fortwo electric drive,Mitsubishi
i-MiEV, Ford Focus Electric, Nissan
LEAF and more.
see full list here
Canada gas tax breakdown per province.
We all may be complaining about how expensive gas is these days, but this may all vary depending on where you fill up. Out of each litre of gas you're buying, how much of that amount is going to your government. View breakdown on all provinces and how they compare. more...
Read our tips on getting deals on car insurance. See what others have to say about their policies and rates. Before choosing a car insurance company do some research, you'll be surprised with what few phone calls or online forms can do for your pocket. more...
407 ETR - how do we compare to other paid highways and interstates.
Today we take a look at Ontario's toll road 407 ETR, it's pricing comparison vs our friends south of the border famous interstate I-90 and Florida's Turnpike Enterprise. more...
Canada adding 1000 new jobs
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Children driving your car - GPS tracking
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Electric cars available in Canada
Diesel cars, trucks and suv's
Smoking in cars with children
Convert your car to propane or natural gas
Lease vs Buy
Remove air from your heating/cooling system.
Outstanding tolls from highway 407 means no sticker renewal
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Are winter tires required by law in Ontario?
If you want to drive for Uber, live in Ontario and wonder if you need any additional car insurance.
Living in Toronto Ontario, I have been insured with my insurance for over 12 years. I have personally signed up to be Uber driver. Application process was fairly simple and quick.
We collected 3 separate gas samples from 3 random gas stations. All samples were collected on the same day and at the same price. We wanted to see if all samples collected were actually equal. Watch our video and see who gives most for what you pay for.
Before you buy - using VIN number check if the car, truck or motorcycle you are buying has been reported as stolen.
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