The Open Road

Articles for sellers, dealers and auto enthusiasts

Posts by Category: Articles for Enthusiasts

6 of the Best Family Cars Available in Canada

6 of the Best Family Cars Available in Canada

Families come in different shapes and sizes, but regardless of the number of people in your household, one thing’s for sure: you need a safe, reliable set of wheels to handle their transport on a daily basis. From SUVs to sedans, fuel-efficient compacts to minivans - gone are the days when the erstwhile station wagon was the only choice available for moms and dads.

A Complete Guide to Buying an Electric Car

A Complete Guide to Buying an Electric Car

With the recent unveiling of Tesla’s latest generation of electric vehicles, mainstream buzz around these energy efficient vehicles seems to be reaching fever pitch. When well-regarded industry publications like Motor Trend name a compact, mass-market EV like the Chevrolet Bolt as their favourite car of the year; you know that there’s more to this electric trend than just simple hype.

6 Great Tips for Buying a New Vehicle

6 Great Tips for Buying a New Vehicle

With vehicle sales topping 2 million for the first time ever, 2017 was another year of rapid growth in Canada’s auto industry. So, if you’re looking to upgrade your wheels or enter the car market for the first time, then 2018 seems as good a time as any to make your big-ticket purchase.

The Dilemma of Investing In a New Car or a Used One

The Dilemma of Investing In a New Car or a Used One

Who doesn’t like buying a car, especially if it’s your first? However, when it comes to making any kind of an investment, smart are those who take a moment to consider their options!

6 Vehicles with High Resale Value in Canada

6 Vehicles with High Resale Value in Canada

No matter how much money you have sitting in the bank, your vehicle represents a serious investment, and like any significant purchase, buying a new car requires careful thought and consideration. Whether you use your car heavily or not, it will begin to lose value almost immediately from the day of purchase.

6 Tips for Increasing Your Vehicle’s Fuel Economy

6 Tips for Increasing Your Vehicle’s Fuel Economy

Gasoline prices are soaring all across the country, and Canadians are once again feeling the pinch at the pumps. With fuel prices forecasted to rise by an extra 5 cents per gallon over the remainder of the year, car owners will have to take matters into their own hands if they’re going to soften the impact on their wallets.