Risk factors when it comes to car insurance

auto insurance

Regardless of what you are insuring, every insurance premium in the world is based on one thing and one thing only, risk. The higher the risk of the insurance company having to pay to repair or replace the insured object, the higher the insurance premium. That’s true for home insurance, life insurance, and car insurance. When it comes to insuring ...

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It’s fall, time to change how we drive

driving in fall, driving in autumn, safety, driving safety tips

Although it’s still warm outside and September continues to give us a host of sunny days, we all must face reality: winter is approaching. But before the snow falls and the cold rolls in, we have fall to help us get ready. Nights are getting colder and there is a bit more rain. We must also worry about the dead ...

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First road test 2019 Toyota Avalon

Orford, QC. Many of us still recall Toyota building its reputation on small cars. Alongside the compacts was the Corona which eventually evolved into the Cressida and nearly 25 years ago morphed into the Avalon. As you can see, Toyota’s been in the larger car business for a very long time. In fact, elsewhere in the world the Century (not ...

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First road test 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2019 Toyota Corolla HB

Orford, QC. The Toyota Corolla is the Kleenex or Frigidaire of the car industry. I don’t mean to say it’s a one-time use item then throw away – Corollas are notoriously reliable and long lasting. I’m not saying either that it’s an appliance, or maybe I am… But seriously, the Corolla is about as household a car as Martha Stewart ...

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FWD versus AWD system – What’s the difference?

Regardless of the type of car that interests you, it’s highly probable that you will come face to face with the terms front-wheel drive (FWD), and all-wheel drive (AWD). It’s possible that you will also hear the terms rear-wheel drive (RWD) or 4×4. These terminologies refer to the wheels of a vehicle receiving power from the engine. The engine is ...

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When should I change my summer tires?

changing your tires, replacing your tires, buying new tires, winter tires

It’s autumn. We feel it when we wake up in the morning and when we are coming home at night. Although September gives us glimpses of summer, there is no denying that things are going to get colder before they get warmer, especially during October and November. Many wonder then if it’s not time to change our winter tires. The ...

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