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Groupe AutoForce recently announces the grand opening of their brand-new Hyundai Ile-Perrot dealership, at 2200 boulevard du Traversier, Pincourt. With this new addition, Groupe AutoForce is expanding its product lineup and continuing to grow in the greater Vaudreuil-Soulanges area.

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Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC) announced ton January 15 that 90 of its retail locations will host electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations by the end of 2020. These stations will make CTC one of the largest retail networks of EV fast charging stations in the country. Working to…

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When the city was hit on November 12 with its first significant snowfall of the season, drivers who were prescient enough to have already made the switch from summer to winter tires felt pretty smug. I know because this year I was one of them — and it felt good.

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Ile-Perrot Toyota and Mazda 2-20 Ile-Perrot stand out by winning an important Canadian award. The two Groupe AutoForce dealerships have reached the top 25 Best Car Dealerships to Work For in Canada. A list that includes only four Quebec dealerships.

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When you buy a new car it starts depreciating as soon as you drive it off the lot. There are plenty of old cars with relatively few miles — under 100,000 — that have been very well cared for and still have a lot of life left, considering that the average car on the road today is close to 12 …

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Recently, I wrote a column about getting ticketed for $169 and losing three demerit points for not stopping long enough at a stop sign. This brought a slew of emails from readers who experienced the same and the following are some of their comments:

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Many people see electric cars as something that’s great for getting around town, but not for taking on long highway trips. Well, that’s where neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) come in. They’re designed specifically for shorter, low-speed jaunts – and the Eli Zero is one of the latest to …

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It’s becoming clearer now how Chevrolet will be able to offer a double-overhead-cam V-8 engine option for its tradition-defying, all-new mid-engine Corvette, code-named Y2: It appears to be the old economies of scale equation.

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — Pittsburgh is a tech company mecca, home to the Kia launched its all-new 2019 Forte in Pittsburgh and after a briefing on the baby Stinger we hit the asphalt in the restyled compact sedan. Kia first introduced the third-generation Forte at the 2018 Detroit Auto Sho…

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Canadian drivers have glaring gaps in their knowledge about how to maintain proper tire inflation, according to a new tire maintenance attitudinal survey conducted by Leger on behalf of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. While 9 in 10 drivers surveyed believe motorists have a respons…

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Before logging all those miles on your family road trip this summer, remember to follow the advice found on many automotive check lists. Depending on the age a mileage on your vehicle, you might want to inspect the radiator, pressure cap, belts, and hoses to make sure they are in good shape …

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Buick introduced the Enspire SUV concept at last month’s Beijing Motor Show, melding the worlds of utility, battery technology and fast, sleek design. The Enspire advances the worlds of sporty utility vehicle styling and next-gen automotive technology. The Enspire relies on a fully electric …

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Along with texting and talking on cell phones there are many other distractions that take your eyes off the road and might cause an accident while you’re driving. Inside the car they include playing loud music; constantly changing radio stations; fiddling with your GPS; glancing at books and…

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The New York International Auto Show kicked off March 30 and was is in high gear following Easter Weekend. A veritable SUV show, the annual expo, which ended April 8, was filled out by SUV debuts from manufacturers around the world. But SUVs aren’t the only story, as the show also included g…

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At the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai revealed a new concept car called Le Fil Rouge, which translates to “common thread” in English. This swoopy four-door concept previews the Korean automaker’s future design language, which will find its way onto its cars and crossovers in the coming years.

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Many of us have experienced the effect of rolling resistance (RR) when riding a bicycle with underinflated knobby tires, in contrast to smooth-tread tires inflated to a higher pressure. A cyclist expends less effort when using smooth road tires.

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Many drivers assume that since premium fuel costs more and has higher octane, then it must be more refined or better for their engine. Conversely, it can be tempting to save at the pumps by opting for a regular unleaded gasoline rather than topping up with the expensive stuff. Here, Michael …

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Winter tire use is gradually rising, but driver education about safety benefits remains essential to wintertime accident prevention. Four-in-ten drivers outside Quebec still do not own winter tires. Winter tire shipments across Canada have grown at an annualized rate of four per cent over th…

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Jaguar Land Rover Classic has been all about Rovers in its Reborn series, presenting the Series I and Range Rover Classic models. Now it’s adding a bit more Jag, putting its automotive talents toward the very worthy goal of restoring Series 1 E-types. At this year’s Techno-Classica Essen, re…

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Much in the way a real estate agent will recommend staging a home prior to listing it on the market, experts agree that there are a few things you can do to ensure you get top dollar for your ride.

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The colour of the car that you’re driving is probably black, grey or white — but blue is making a comeback. Judging by the colours of new cars in the dealer’s showrooms and in the brochures, blue looks like an emerging colour option for cars in the next few years.

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One of the few advantages of winter driving is that I don’t encounter too many cyclists. However, once spring arrives, they sprout out, just like tulips. Seems to me that bicycle commuting keeps increasing every year in Montreal. With cars and bikes competing for the same road space, the ten…

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Google’s driverless car is just around the corner and semi-autonomous cars are already here. Cars like the Volvo XC90, the Tesla Model S, and the Mercedes S-Class can almost drive themselves and all can be bought today — if you have a lot of money. However, most of us would like to hold on t…

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Fifty years ago, Toyota sent out the following press release: “The Toyota Corolla is a five-passenger vehicle from Japan that is positioned as the most accessible car in the market. In the development of the Corolla, Toyota’s engineers have spent years bringing together the best of the compa…

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Do you know what to do if you are in a crash outside the country? Many Canadians take road trips and vacations to the United States often — whether it's for the day, long weekend, or an extended holiday. Unfortunately, many of us also get into auto collisions during these trips.

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The holiday season is prime driving time for most folks headed out to visit family and friends, meaning more people on the road, more possible distractions, and more reasons to make sure you’ve taken all precautions to help keep you and your loved ones safe. According to a recent study, holi…

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Even though winter is a predictable season that we know comes ever year, inclement weather often seems to catch motorists by surprise. Once the temperature starts to dip and the leaves begin to change colour, it’s a good idea to start preparing for the driving challenges that lay ahead.

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Whether you like it or not autonomous cars are coming, but exactly what the future holds when it comes to car ownership is not known. Tesla is expecting car sharing to play a huge role in future models, and Chrysler has teamed up with Google to work on the self-driving car program.

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The Art Deco movement of vehicles produced from the 1920s through 1940s is examined in an awesome exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. The designers of these cars weren’t concerned as much with function as they were consumed with style. Fuel economy, safety, crash resis…

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You may not be able to do anything about the price of gas, but you can still save yourself a bundle if you’re smart. Affordable driving can be as easy as avoiding these five gas-wasting habits everyone falls prey to sometimes.

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After saying “neigh” to horse drawn carriages, Mayor Denis Coderre has rescinded and the horses are back escorting tourists through Old Montreal in what has become a city attraction and tradition. I’m okay with that as long as the horses are not overworked, properly fed and protected from th…

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Buying a car can be one of the most exciting purchases consumers will make. No matter what stage of life, a new car sparks a flurry of emotions. But before you head to the showroom or online to find the new or used vehicle you want, ask yourself a few important questions.

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Road crashes are the world’s leading cause of preventable death and injury in people under 35, accounting for around 5 million casualties every year. Repeat offenders make a disproportionate contribution to these statistics — and are known for their poor response to education and prevention …

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One of the biggest challenges of driving at night is seeing people walking on the road ahead. While headlights often provide enough brightness to drive safely during the night, objects at distances farther than 40 metres are usually not seen by a driver. At night, reduced visibility puts ped…

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Spring is a hot selling season for housing, but vehicle sales also see a significant increase at this time of year. Much in the way a real estate agent will recommend staging a home prior to listing it on the market, experts agree that there are a few things you can do to ensure you get top …

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SUVs have gone way beyond the stage of being the no-frill vehicle moms and dads used to load up hockey equipment to schlep kids to their games. The more expensive ones now come with leather seating surfaces, heated front seats, wood or metal interior trim, upsized alloy wheels, the latest sa…

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Since its inception in 2003, Tesla has pushed the development of electric cars at a rate unmatched by any mainstream manufacturer. With niche cars like the Roadster and high-end electric saloons like the Model S, the startup company has a core following among cashed-up early adopters, but Ma…

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Based in Traverse City, Michigan, McKeel Hagerty is the CEO of Hagerty Insurance Agency and a respected collector car valuation expert who every year compiles his Hagerty’s Hot List of 10 cars that will become top collectibles within the next 25 years. Hagerty says all the cars picked this y…

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Leasing a car comes with a laundry list of pros and cons, and deciding on whether to lease or finance can be daunting. While it’s true that leasing means that much of the upkeep of owning a car is now shifted to the dealership instead of the owner, a person who buys a vehicle outright does h…

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The big stars of this year’s Geneva Motor Show (March 11 to 13) were clearly the supercars — but concept cars proved to be a memorable supporting cast. In addition to new concepts and design studies from the big manufacturers, Geneva was also the place to find debuts from Italian design hous…

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Every year, the winter grips Montreal in its icy embrace, and nothing takes the brunt of the cold weather like our vehicles. Fluctuating temperatures, salt and sand, snow and ice, all take their toll on our cars, which is why it’s so important to take certain steps to winterize your vehicle.