ADVICE: Why choose to lease when buying our next new vehicle?

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When we want to buy a new vehicle, there are several options. We can finance our purchase, pay cash, or lease our new vehicle. As with many choices in life, there are advantages and disadvantages with each alternative. We have already covered the benefits of financing in a previous text, now we will turn to the benefits of leasing. A ...

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ADVICE: Advantages of financing your vehicle instead of leasing

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When buying a new vehicle, many consumers wonder if they should lease their new vehicle, or buy it by financing it. The second option will be the most expensive when you look at it from a monthly payment stand point, but like buying a house instead of renting an appartment, it has some undeniable advantages. “Leasing a vehicle is a ...

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New Kia Stonic compact CUV

Kia Stonic

When nearly all major players in the automobile industry introduce a brand new compact crossover in only a few years, you know something’s up. This segment is one of the, if not the fastest growing in the car business at the moment and there’s no slowdown to the expansion in sight. According to some, sales could could increase a hundred ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2017 AJAC EcoRun

2017 EcoRun

For the 6th consecutive year, the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada has put together an event they call the EcoRun. The premise is simple enough: take a number of highly efficient cars on a road trip, record fuel or energy consumption, as well as learn and teach along the way. We may be in 2017 but alternative energy vehicles are ...

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Michelin’s Vision Concept tire of the future

Michelin Vision Concept Tire

Some of you may have spotted a tractor or even a golf cart with some strange looking tires and wheels. Instead of the conventional tire on wheel, what you likely witnessed is one of Michelin’s may Tweel applications. The Tweel is essentially a single piece tire and wheel assembly (hence t-wheel) that requires no air, or valve for that matter ...

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Three mistakes we make when we buy a new vehicle

Buying a new vehicle is not an easy experience, especially if you don’t know a lot about cars. It’s a complex world with a variety of choices and opportunities, and our friends and colleagues are always there to advise us, which can often complicate the situation further. That said, buying a new vehicle and most importantly, finding the best vehicle ...

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