How to Drive Safely During Tail End of Brutal Winter

Angelo DiCicco, GTA manager for Young Drivers of CanadaAngelo DiCicco, GTA manager for Young Drivers of Canada

Winter driving in Canada can be a white-knuckle experience for motorists who don’t know how to safely handle slippery roadways, freeways and parking lots.

While the spring season is not all that far away, winter conditions persist and drivers braving the colder-than-usual weather this year still

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Young Drivers of Canada hosts first ever Winter Driving Challenge

Young Drivers of Canada Winter Driving Challenge vehicle line-upPhotos by Dan Heyman

Woodbridge, ON — Young Drivers of Canada encourages drivers both new and old to attend winter refresher courses they offer.

“I strongly suggest people take a (winter) refresher whenever they get the chance,” said Angelo DiCicco, Director of the GTA region of Young Drivers. “We do 120,000 lessons a year, including

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Canada to get smallest Audi “S” model as 2015 S3 sedan debuts in Toronto

The 2015 Audi S3 Sedan (photos by Dan Heyman)

Toronto, ON — Gracing the Audi stand at this year’s Canadian International Auto Show is the Audi S3. This is the first time we’ll see the smallest “S” car in Canada.

Power comes from a 300 horsepower turbo four-cylinder motor that also makes 280 lb.-ft. of torque. Dual fuel injection and new variable-valve lift, meanwhile, help

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2015 Chrysler 200 debuts with available all-wheel drive, standard 9-speed automatic

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Detroit, MI — The 2014 Jeep Cherokee may look a little strange, but its nevertheless winning awards thanks, in part, to its standard 9-speed transmission.

It was only a matter of time before we’d see the 9-speed elsewhere in Chrysler’s line-up, so it comes as little surprise that it will be a standard feature when the ’15 200 debuts. Optional all-wheel drive, meanwhile, is another feather in the 200’s cap. Both features–plus the

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