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Tips & Advice: Protect your carDemystifying No-fault Insurance in Quebec
This advertorial is brought to you by Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) In Quebec, people often assume that a driver’s responsibility for a car accident is defined by Quebec’s no-fault public insurance program. But how does Quebec’s no-fault scheme work, and what does it actually cover? No-fault insurance coverage of …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carWhat is Your Claims History Statement?
This advertorial is brought to you by Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) . You contact a new insurer to find out if you can get a better-priced premium than the one you currently have. The agent you talk to mentions you have three accidents in your file … but what …
TechnologyContinental Develops a Self-Inflating Tire
How’s that for an innovation? Tire manufacturer Continental has developed a tire concept that can inflate itself while driving. Known as C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrified), the tire features built-in sensors that continuously evaluate data regarding tread depth, possible damage, tire temperature and tire pressure. These sensors then transmit information …
Features and TipsBest New-Vehicle Warranties in 2019
Once again this year, CAA-Quebec has analyzed the various warranties offered by automakers and posted the results on its website, highlighting those with the best coverage across the industry. It’s all there: limited vehicle warranty, powertrain warranty, emission control warranty, corrosion warranty, seat belt and airbag warranty, electric or hybrid …
Mechanical15 Ways to Save on Gas
Summer is the perfect season to go on a road trip and explore the country. With gas prices approximately 15 percent higher than they were at the same time last year, CAA is reminding drivers that there are plenty of ways to save on gas. Here are 15 of them…
Features and TipsSummer Tips for Pet-loving Drivers
Going on a road trip—no matter how long—with your best four-legged friends can be really fun and make for a memorable adventure. It’s way better and cheaper than leaving them at home with a pet sitter or bringing them to a local boarding facility until you get back. That being …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carHow Much Does A/C Affect Fuel Consumption?
Using air conditioning in the summer is part of the daily routine of most drivers. However, it can have a significant impact on the vehicle’s performance. More specifically, refreshing the cabin with A/C increases fuel consumption by up to 20 percent because of the extra load on the engine, according …
Tips & Advice: Protect your carThese Body Care Products are Bad for Your Car
Summer has arrived and that means plenty of sunshine, fun activities and, yes, mosquitos. It’s a good thing for your body and your physical health to use products like sunscreens, hand sanitizers and insect repellents, but here’s the thing: Your car probably hates them. You see, the chemicals they contain …
TechnologyApple CarPlay Gets Massive Overhaul, New Functions
Apple CarPlay, which can be found in a growing list of new vehicles to provide a more intuitive infotainment experience for users, has just received its most important redesign since debuting in 2014. The tech giant offered a presentation yesterday at its annual World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, …
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