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What EV Tire is right for you? XL, HL, EV, E+… What does it all mean?
Electric Vehicles have arrived in the automotive industry, and they aren’t going anywhere. These powerhouses are similar but still different than gas engine vehicles. They have different parts, a different maintenance schedule and different tires than their gas counterparts. Electric Vehicle Inventory EV Tires Service Department The tires that EV & Hybrid vehicles drive […]
EV Charging Systems – What Are They?
When it comes to charging electric vehicles, there are three main levels of charging systems to choose from Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3. Each level offers different charging speeds, costs, and convenience, making it important to understand the differences to choose the right charging system for you. Level Definition Charge Speed Cost […]
How to find EV charging stations in Winnipeg
When investing in an EV, you should know where the charging stations are. Finding the right charging stations is essential because it can help keep your vehicle running. Here are some tips on finding an EV station Winnipeg offers so you won't run out of power anytime soon. PlugShare App The PlugShare app […]
Fuel Efficiency: Gas vs Hybrid vs Electric Vehicles
Like electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid cars provide an alternative to traditional gasoline-powered ones and lower operating costs and emissions. Hybrid and fully electric cars have batteries. This allows them to run more efficiently than traditional gas-powered vehicles. Typically, hybrids also have lower battery ranges than all-electric cars. With a conventional hybrid, a vehicle uses […]
Is it better to lease or finance a vehicle?
Financing a car means a customer purchases a vehicle by taking out a loan with a bank or another lender. This loan is extended over a set time frame and requires monthly payments which cover both principal (what they owe for the vehicle) and interest. When leasing a car, you’re borrowing the vehicle for […]
Car Summer Servicing Guide
Summer servicing is one of the most overlooked procedures, especially with today's busy schedules. It remains an important aspect in maintaining your car in top shape. Here’s a simple summer car service guide that’ll help you decide how to service your car this summer. Visit Service Department Check the Oil Filter Summer […]
How far can you drive with an electric vehicle in the spring
Electric cars are now the evolutionary trend of the automobile industry, with Elon Musk’s Tesla company as the market leader. However, some road users are still contemplating if the car is worth the price. Naturally, most Canadian road users still use petrol and diesel engines, mainly because of the high cost incurred in purchasing […]
Hail Damage? How to take care of your vehicle
Autumn is coming, and winter will be here before we know it, which means the risk of skyrocketing hailstorms, heavy rains, and high winds. If you live in an area where hailstorms are common, this means your car is at significant risk of getting damaged. This guide will help you figure out how dealerships […]
Understand the Different Ford Ranger Trims
The 2021 Ford Ranger is a mid-size pickup truck that offers value and capability to drivers in Winnipeg and across Canada. The first compact pickup truck designed by Ford, the Ranger returned to the lineup in 2019 for its fourth generation after a several-year hiatus. Heralded for its capability, customisation, quality, and value, the Ranger […]
How Fast is the New Mustang Mach-E?
Development in the EV market continues at a dizzying pace. Where once all the talk was of range anxiety and questionable performance, today's best electric vehicles can easily outshine their traditional gas-guzzling cousins. One of the latest models on the market is the new Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV, which aims to push the performance […]