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John Ducker: How to avoid buying a flood-damaged vehicle

John Ducker: How to avoid buying a flood-damaged vehicle

In the climate-change era, vigilance is key for buyers because a previously flooded vehicle presents an astronomical number of potential repair problems
John Ducker: How to prepare your vehicle for the winter

John Ducker: How to prepare your vehicle for the winter

Here are some of the things you should do to prep your vehicle for the winter — even in Victoria.
B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

More economical vehicles like the Honda Civic have gained in popularity with EV vehicles, says a new report. But the Ford F-150 remains the most popular, both in B.C. and across Canada.
John Ducker: Readers share their peeves on headlights, passing and more

John Ducker: Readers share their peeves on headlights, passing and more

Apparently lots of people are forgetting to turn on their main lights when it's dark or there's bad weather.
Drivers need to be vigilant about checking tire pressure

Drivers need to be vigilant about checking tire pressure

Those four rubber donuts are all that keep motorists connected to the road.
John Ducker: What to do if you're caught in fog during a drive

John Ducker: What to do if you're caught in fog during a drive

The best defence is not to be out when weather is going to push us beyond our driving limits. If you do have to drive in the fog, make sure your lights are working.
Watch: Driving Germany’s Autobahn in a Porsche 911 Carrera S

Watch: Driving Germany’s Autobahn in a Porsche 911 Carrera S

Having covered 2,000 kilometres on German highways, I can tell you that the reality of the Autobahn is not as fantastical as you were made to believe.
John Ducker: EVs are the future, but are they too fast?

John Ducker: EVs are the future, but are they too fast?

A truck or an SUV, by design, can’t handle or brake like a Ferrari or an Aston Martin. So why do we need them to achieve similar speeds?
'Never been easier': Tech expert dispels Canada's electric vehicle myths

'Never been easier': Tech expert dispels Canada's electric vehicle myths

Hundreds of new chargers are slated to be installed across Canada and more Canadians are considering EVs than ever before. But why is the adoption rate still so low?
Trucker ticketed after colliding with $600K McLaren on B.C. highway

Trucker ticketed after colliding with $600K McLaren on B.C. highway

The trucker was issued a $109 ticket for failing to yield and docked three points.
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