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TechnologyApple CarPlay and Android Auto Finally Available in Mazda Vehicles
At the New York Auto Show this past week, the Japanese brand unveiled the 2019 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover, which receives a very mild facelift, but some interesting changes and enhancements. During the press conference, Mazda also announced an important addition to the Mazda Connect infotainment system. Startin…
TechnologyMercedes-Benz EQ-Boost: the 48-volt Mild-hybrid Wave
The charge towards the electrification of the automobile is well under way. Hybrids are 20 years old and well accepted. In the last few years, we have seen an influx of plug-in hybrid and EV options, but not all is ideal. At least not yet. Despite the seemingly never-ending talk …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carIs your vehicle making you sick?
This article is an advertorial brought to you by a Car Guide Partner Numerous studies* have shown that there are nine times more germs and micro-organisms found in a car than in a toilet bowl. These same studies showed that there is an average of 80 strains of bacteria (per …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carGet Back on the Road, Safely
This article is an advertorial brought to you by a Car Guide Partner Advanced Driver Assistance Systems or ADAS Technology associated to the windshield is becoming increasingly more sophisticated. Most new vehicles now come standard with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems. These systems are intended to facilitate driving and reduce the …
Features and TipsCamping in a Pickup Bed: Yes, it’s Possible
This morning, I fell in love with a most unusual camping tent. On the morning of December 7, my colleague Sylvain Raymond and I decided to test out a promotional product that we received in November: a tent designed for pickup trucks. Interesting, right? Keep in mind that Sylvain is …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carMaintaining Great Visibility, Even During Storms
This article is an advertorial brought to you by a Car Guide Partner When buying a new vehicle, we’re often tempted to add flashy accessories, like high-end rims or tinted windows. Other features—like those designed to keep you and other road users safe—tend to get overlooked. An Aquapel windshield treatment …
TechnologyToyota Also Betting on Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles
Manufacturers can’t predict the future, but they all seem to agree that one technology alone won’t replace the internal combustion engine. During our visit to the Tokyo Auto Show, Didier Leroy, Executive Vice-President at Toyota, echoed that very sentiment. He believes that by 2050, significantly fewer cars will run purely …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carReady for winter?
This advertorial is brought to you by Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) Might as well just accept it, winter’s on its way! We’ll need to adapt again to changing road conditions that can catch us off guard any time... and result in an accident despite our best efforts. Should this …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carChoosing the Right Rust Protection
This article is an advertorial brought to you by a Car Guide Partner Fall is drawing to a close and winter is right around the corner. Time to put away the summer mats, take out the snow tires and maybe even get the car rustproofed. Canadians have a lot more …
Technology2019 Porsche Cayenne: Progressive Style and Technological Innovation
German designers rarely make radical changes, favouring constant evolution over revolution. Case in point: the new Porsche Cayenne. For further proof, look no further than BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen! The 2019 Cayenne is brand new, although it doesn’t appear to be at first glance. Upon closer examination, however, you’ll notice …
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