The Most Environmentally Friendly Canadian Cars
The Canadian Green Car Awards recognize vehicles with the greatest potential to minimize the overall impact of automobiles on the environment. Six have been identified as the greenest on the roads. See which cars won.
Buying Your First Car, Or Your Tenth: 6 Resources Worth Checking Out Before You Buy
Whether you're buying your first car or already own a car and are looking for a new set of wheels, buying a car should not be an impulse buy. It's important to do your research because no one wants a car that consumes too much gas, has high car insurance rates, or is one of the worst rated cars in Canada. We've rounded up six resources worth checking out before you buy.
Changes Are Coming To Ontario Car Insurance Policies
The Ontario Liberals have announced additional measures to reduce car insurance premiums in Ontario, but it doesn't come without a catch. Some Ontario drivers will see auto insurance savings, but all will face an overall reduction in coverage.
Ontario Auto Insurance Rates Have Dropped
Auto insurance rates have dropped, with some companies decreasing their rates by as much as seven per cent, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario reports. The office urges consumers to shop around.
Traffic Report: Canadian Drivers Lose 79 Hours A Year Delayed In Traffic Think traffic congestion is getting worse? According to TomTom, you're right. You spent more time in traffic this year, than you did last year by about 2 hours. Overall, Canadians lose 79 hours a year because of traffic, and if you live in Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal, it's even more.
Sick of Winter? Kick The Blahs To The Curb
Mammoth snow storms. Bitterly cold temperatures. This winter has been a tough one, and Canadians everywhere are wondering when it will end. The good news is, it will end-of that we can all be sure, but until it does, we've listed a few of the good things to come.
Police Blitzes And The Future of Distracted Driving
The Toronto Police did not shy away from drawing attention to the dangers of distracted driving recently when they once again used a hearse to kick off their latest distracted driving blitz. What this means for distracted driving's future.
Distracted Driving Laws In Canada
Canada continues to crack down on distracted driving. All provinces and territories (aside from Nunavut) have some form of distracted driving-related legislation in place with consequences varying from fines to fines and demerit points. And these penalties are getting tougher.
Which Cars Hold their Value the Best?
Thinking about buying a new car? If so, then chances are you've heard that as soon as you drive off the dealer's lot, your brand new vehicle depreciates somewhere around 20 per cent. But vehicles depreciate at different rates, and each year. See which vehicles hold their value the best.
Top 10 Most Expensive Cities for Car Insurance In Ontario
We round up the top 10 most expensive cities for car insurance in Ontario based on annual auto insurance averages. Most can be found in the GTA, but the top most expensive city might not be where you think. If you're wondering about the cheapest, we've got that too.
Best-Selling Minivans in Canada If you drive a minivan, chances are it's the Dodge Grand Caravan. See what other best-selling minivans made it to the top of the list.
Top 10 Trucks In Canada Last year's best-selling truck was built Ford Tough. See what other trucks were tops with Canadians last year (plus how much fuel they need to run each year).
5 Insurance Trends To Watch For In 2015 The insurance industry is changing. Government intervention, bad weather, and new technologies are introducing unprecedented new plays into the game. We sat down with Sean Graham, principal broker at KTX Insurance, to learn more about what you can expect from insurance in 2015.
Top 10 Cars In Canada Last year's top cars listed (plus how much fuel they'll require each year). Chances are pretty good, that one of these top sellers sits in your garage.
Drive Into Auto Show Season
Although the Detroit auto show is arguably one of the best known auto shows in North America, you don't have to take a trip to the Motor City when there are many great auto shows to be found in Canada. See where and when the shows will be near a town near you.
Make 2015 The Year You Pay Less For Your Car Insurance
It's that time of year again, to forget the mistakes of the past and look forward to a new year of opportunity. And, when it comes to your car insurance rates, there's a lot of opportunity to save. KANETIX.ca customers save on average up to $750 off their car insurance premiums. Could you save too?
Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles In Canada
This year's list of the most stolen cars in Canada is out. The list, published annually by the IBC, reveals the most stolen cars in Canada, in Alberta, in Ontario, and in the Atlantic provinces. Is your car a favourite of thieves?
15 Ways To Save On Insurance
It's Kanetix's 15th anniversary, and over the years and we've learned a few tricks to help you save money. That's why we've rounded up our top 15 tips to help you save on your auto, home and travel insurance.
Are Teens Becoming Better Drivers?
Teen drivers have always been saddled with a bad reputation when it comes to driving, and this is often cited as the reason behind high teen driver car insurance rates. But could this be changing?
Older and Wiser: Seniors Behind The Wheel + Infographic
As the Baby Boomer generation nears retirement, the number of drivers over the age of 65 is going to grow. This year, over 6 million Canadians were aged 65 or older, representing 15.6 per cent of Canada's population and by 2030 (just 16 years from now), seniors will number 9.5 million and make up close to one in four people in Canada (23 per cent).
Celebrate Seniors Day With Savings Of $750 On Car Insurance
What are you doing for Seniors Day, this October 1? KANETIX.ca would like to invite you, or the over 65s in your life to compare car insurance rates. Car insurance can account for a big chunk of your regular expenses, and if left unchecked, it's easy to overpay for it. See why, this Seniors Day, you should compare to save.
Driven To Distraction
We've all done at least one of these things while driving and some of us do them daily: put on make-up, shave, flip through songs, text message, or use your cell phone. You've multi-tasked before without incident so why worry now - right?
Ways To Avoid Distracted Driving Habits
Distracted driving has become the number one killer on the road. Avoid becoming a distracted driving statistic with these tips to help kick eight bad habits that lead to distracted driving.
Buying Used Vehicles: Safety Recommendations For Teens
Many teens are not driving safe enough vehicles. The U.S.-based Insurance Institute for Highway Safety surveyed 500 parents about the cars their teens drive and found many of the chosen vehicles lack good crash protection and important safety features. Here's what to look for.
KANETIX.ca Survey Uncovers Why Drivers May Pay Too Much For Car Insurance
Are you happy with what you pay for your car insurance? If yes, then count yourself lucky as only four in 10 people in Ontario are, according to a KANETIX.ca survey. Happy or not, the survey also revealed three misconceptions Ontarians have, which could lead to overpaying for auto insurance.
Tickets And Car Accidents On Vacation: What You Should Know
Road trips can turn sour if you get a ticket or have an accident. Whether you're heading across Canada, or going south into the U.S., it's important to know what'll happen if the open road is marred by a speed bump along the way. Read more.
Mind The (Car) Modifications: Souped Up Cars Have you ever thought about customizing your car so it better reflects your style? If you have considered it, or are planning to anytime soon, you will want to also consider the implications a souped up car might have on your car insurance, if any at all. Read more.
Buying Your First Car, Or Your Tenth: 6 Resources Worth Checking Out Before You Buy Whether you're buying your first car or already own a car and are looking for a new set of wheels, buying a car should not be an impulse buy. It's important to do your research because no one wants a car that consumes too much gas, has high car insurance rates, or is one of the worst rated cars in Canada. We've rounded up six resources worth checking out before you buy.
Ontario Auto Insurance: 15 per cent cheaper in two years
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