I wanted to talk about the Airbnb of cars, a website known as Turo. This website isn’t as well known, so I wanted to talk about in case anybody out there uses car rental companies often and has always wanted a cheaper option! The prices vary on the type of car you rent, for example a BMW would cost more per day compared to a … Continue reading Turo
What are we mourning? The subcompact car. If you’ve seen the news lately, its been reported that General Motors plans to stop producing the Chevrolet Sonic & Ford Motors plans to stop producing the Fiesta. Why this decision? According to reports, it seems that with increased fuel economy and the lowering of gasoline prices over the years, many Americans have been ditching the subcompact car … Continue reading Today, we mourn.
You would think that with the entry of new cars into the market all the time, eventually over time models will be “phased out” and discontinued. However, the next 5 cars are considered to be the most popular cars of all time and have sold millions around the world. Let’s take a closer look! 5. Volkswagen Passat with over 23 million sold worldwide. This car … Continue reading Wait, what? How many sold??
Happily, spring has arrived, although in Toronto, the weather isn’t matching the season as of yet. However, the arrival of spring means that winter and rust season is finished. But for future seasons, I want to make sure everyone out there is prepared to protect their car to the best of their abilities. After all, the winter season means snow and ice, which means salt … Continue reading Rust Season
I came across something interesting today and wanted to share it with everyone. A glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous, the use of a car bubble. Essentially, the car bubble is a type of “bubble wrap” to protect your expensive car even while its inside your garage. The material it’s made of is intended to prevent moisture condensation in your vehicle by … Continue reading Car Bubbles
I was browsing Twitter today and saw a post someone had made to the top 10 stolen vehicles in Canada as reported by the Insurance Bureau of Canada. According to the IBC, stolen vehicles cost Canadians $1 billion a year; pretty hefty cost! The cars chosen from the list are taken from filed insurance claims forms. So without further ado, lets delve in to these … Continue reading Top 10 Stolen Cars in Canada!
Ah, horsepower, a term used to describe cars. However, in a recent discussion with my friends, it seems that there’s a lot of confusion about the meaning, so today’s post is going to be dedicated to the term! The term horsepower refers to the amount of power, which in physics is defined as the rate in which work is done, where work is thought of … Continue reading Horsepower
Hi everyone! I figured that I should make a few posts explaining the most important car parts for anybody unfamiliar with cars who is reading/following this blog! This weeks post will be about the engine! Ever wondered what a V8 engine means and how its different from a V6? Keep reading to find out. To keep it brief, essentially you have a combustion chamber (also … Continue reading The Engine