Economics of car ownership in Canada

The Influence of U.S. Car Markets Interaction betwen interest rates and prices Canada's financial system is closely tied to that of the United States, making U.S. interest rate policies pivotal. When the Federal Reserve raises rates, car loans in the U.S. become costlier, potentially curbing

Gen Z and Millennials, used cars.

5 Mistakes Gen Z And Millennials Make When Buying Used Cars

1. Not doing Enough Research Digging deep is essential before making an important decision. For Gen Z and Millennials buying used cars, it could be valuable to understand not only the current state of the car market, but also know what cars are reliable when

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Timing Belts and Timing Chains: The Heartbeat of Your Car's Engine

Timing belts and timing chains do the same basic job: they make sure the parts inside your engine move together at just the right time, like a conductor leading an orchestra. However, they differ in their construction and materials, which consequently affects their lifespan and

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Unlocking Efficiency: The Power of OBD2 in Vehicle Diagnostics

Back in the 1980s, the automotive industry introduced the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) system to monitor engine and emissions systems. OBD provided real-time insights into your vehicle's health through smartly-positioned sensors. However, each automaker had its own set of codes, creating headaches for mechanics and confusion

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ICE or EV?

Here are some considerations for balancing our needs while contributing to a greener future. Environmental Considerations New vehicle production has a notable environmental footprint. Studies from various sources indicate that the production of a new vehicle, regardless of its power source, has a notable environmental

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Decoding the Financial Wisdom: The Value in Keeping Your Vehicle for the Long Haul

For many, the allure of a shiny new vehicle is undeniable. The excitement of new features, that fresh car smell, and the latest technology can be irresistible. But have you ever considered the often-overlooked benefits of maintaining your trusty old ride rather than succumbing to

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Riding the Asset Highway: Exploring Automobiles as an Alternative Asset Class

Investing in assets that can generate passive income and maintain or appreciate in value is a popular strategy for diversifying a portfolio and maximizing returns. Traditional investments such as stocks, bonds, and real estate have long been popular choices for this purpose, but in recent

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How To Remain Visible In Traffic When Driving A Small Vehicle

To help ensure your safety while driving a small car, it's essential to take steps to remain visible in traffic.Here are a few tips on how to remain visible when driving a small car: 1. Choose a bright color Bright colors are easier to see

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