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Ontario Cancels Electric Vehicle Incentive Programs

Ontario Cancels Electric Vehicle Incentive Programs

Buying a plug-in vehicle just got a whole lot more expensive. Incentives for buying a battery electric vehicle (BEV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) are no more. The incentives, which ranged in value from $5,000 to $14,000 depending on the vehicle purchased, were cancelled by Ontario’s new government on July 11, 2018. Also, cancelled ... Continue Reading

A Guide to Buying a Car Without Getting Buried in Debt

A Guide to Buying a Car Without Getting Buried in Debt

Canada’s Financial Consumer Agency releases tips to avoid getting swamped by a long-term car loan Buying and owning a car isn’t cheap. There’s the initial purchase, fuel, car insurance and maintenance required. It adds up quickly and many drivers look for ways to make car ownership less of a strain on the wallet. Long-term car ... Continue Reading

What to Expect from Electric Cars

With 45.8 per cent of Québec drivers willing to consider an e-car next time they're in the market to buy, what can you expect from these vehicles? Rarely do we pay close attention to the number of kilometres we travel by car each day, but if you're thinking of buying an electric car it's an ... Continue Reading

More Than 45% of Québec Drivers Ready to Buy an Electric Car

La voiture électrique trace son chemin

The popularity of electric cars is growing if Tesla's new Model 3 is any indication. More than 300,000 people have put down $1,000 to pre-order the future Tesla Model 3, an electric car prototype that exists only on paper and is expected to come to life in a few years. The demand for electric cars ... Continue Reading

Canadians Using Car Rentals as Extended Test Drives

The nature of test-driving vehicles has changed. Various studies have found that consumers are visiting fewer dealerships than ever before prior to purchasing a new (or used) vehicle. But a new survey reveals that test-driving rental cars may play a bigger role in helping consumers decide which vehicles to purchase. The study, conducted by Enterprise ... Continue Reading