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Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

OTTAWA — Canada is looking at the massive new U.S. import tariffs on Chinese-made electric vehicles imposed by President Joe Biden earlier this month, but is not making any commitment to following suit north of the border.
John Ducker: The absurd arguments for noisy motorcycles

John Ducker: The absurd arguments for noisy motorcycles

An absurdity often in play is that a rider is somehow safer when their bike is noisy because they will be noticed more by other road users.
Edmunds: The Four Best Auto Deals for Memorial Day Weekend

Edmunds: The Four Best Auto Deals for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is often considered to be the kick-start to summer and, for car shoppers looking for the best finance and lease deals, a great opportunity to take advantage of a marketplace finally returning to normalcy.
John Ducker: Why are reckless drivers still allowed to drive?

John Ducker: Why are reckless drivers still allowed to drive?

Hard to comprehend why someone who has racked up many, many driving offences is still on the road.
John Ducker: Kick the habit of poor driving practices

John Ducker: Kick the habit of poor driving practices

Avoid speeding, running red and yellow lights, following too closely and riding your brakes for the sake of safety and your pocketbook.
Drivers to get $110 rebates from ICBC, basic rate to stay same for sixth year

Drivers to get $110 rebates from ICBC, basic rate to stay same for sixth year

The rebates will start going out in late May to all personal and commercial customers who had an active eligible basic insurance policy in February.
John Ducker: Personal data at risk behind the wheel

John Ducker: Personal data at risk behind the wheel

If you drive an older car there’s not much to worry about in terms of personal data and privacy. But a new model with reams of gadgets and sensors is a different story.
April auto sales jump 14 per cent; still below pre-pandemic levels: DesRosiers

April auto sales jump 14 per cent; still below pre-pandemic levels: DesRosiers

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says April car sales were up 14 per cent compared with the same month last year, though they're still below levels seen pre-pandemic.
B.C. is about to be flooded with used EVs. Here’s what to know before you buy

B.C. is about to be flooded with used EVs. Here’s what to know before you buy

Buying a used electric vehicle is a little different from buying an internal combustion engine car.
John Ducker: Pet peeves to be found on region's roads

John Ducker: Pet peeves to be found on region's roads

A favourite pet peeve on our region’s roads is the mandatory turn lane which, based on the way it is marked, is actually illegal to move into.