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Almost half of Canadians are ready to buy an electric vehicle, says poll

Almost half of Canadians are ready to buy an electric vehicle, says poll

The number of Canadians looking to buy electric vehicles in 2022 has hit its highest level yet, with B.C. leading the way, according to a new poll from professional services firm Ernst & Young Global Limited.
John Ducker: How to prepare young drivers for the road

John Ducker: How to prepare young drivers for the road

Studies point to the symptoms about why it’s so dangerous for a new driver to be behind the wheel, but it all boils down to two simple factors: Immaturity and inexperience.
Bill Vance: DKW paved the way for today's modern Audis

Bill Vance: DKW paved the way for today's modern Audis

The DKW was an interesting deviation from other small cars
2022 Ford Maverick: Compact truck sets standard and is full of pleasant surprises

2022 Ford Maverick: Compact truck sets standard and is full of pleasant surprises

With the major segments of the market covered, Ford has now turned their sights to conquering new market segments, with the introduction of the 2022 Ford Maverick — a compact truck re-imagined.
John Ducker: Escaping load a serious driver-safety issue

John Ducker: Escaping load a serious driver-safety issue

The best rule: Secure your load as if your own family is driving right behind you.
Comment: Facts versus fantasy on electric vehicles in Canada

Comment: Facts versus fantasy on electric vehicles in Canada

A commentary by a retired ­business leader who has been a director of five global corporations.
Group has four possible sites for new West Shore race track

Group has four possible sites for new West Shore race track

A representative from Vancouver Island Safe Speed Association said the sites are all within a 30-minute drive of the Langford track — but the society isn’t releasing the locations.
Gas prices spike again in capital region, hitting $2.349/litre

Gas prices spike again in capital region, hitting $2.349/litre

The price of a litre of regular fuel climbed to $2.349 at some service stations in the capital region on Monday.
John Ducker: High-tech apps behind the wheel more dangerous than jalopies

John Ducker: High-tech apps behind the wheel more dangerous than jalopies

While it’s intuitive to believe that mechanically unreliable cars are a major hazard on our roads, the statistics say otherwise.
B.C. electric vehicle sales tops in North America

B.C. electric vehicle sales tops in North America

13% of all new light vehicle sales in B.C. in 2021 were zero-emission vehicles — the highest rate on the continent on a per capita basis