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Archive for October 2012

Oct/12

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Is it time to revisit the no fault auto insurance program?

by Frank Romeo (President, Pine View Hyundai) This post originally appeared on the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association website (http://www.tada.ca) and the Toronto Star In 1990, the Ontario government introduced the no-fault insurance system to replace the old tort system. No-fault insurance was meant to expedite the processing of claims, to combat fraud and to prevent […]

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Oct/12

20

Internet is becoming more influential in the car buying process

by Frank Romeo (President, Pine View Hyundai) This post originally appeared on the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association website (http://www.tada.ca) and the Toronto Star A few weeks ago, the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association hosted automotive digital marketing conferences in Toronto, London and Ottawa. All three conferences were full-day events attended by dealer principals, sales managers, automotive […]

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Oct/12

14

What is Traction Control?

by Mike Romeo Traction Control has become standard equipment on the majority of manufacturer vehicles over the past five years. With that said many people don’t know what Traction Control is or how it works. Traction Control is essentially a safety procedure that the vehicle performs when it senses one or more wheels losing traction. […]

Oct/12

14

What is Electronic Stability Control?

by Mike Romeo Electronic Stability Control (or ESC) is a system found on several recent vehicles that will help you stay in control of your vehicle when you need to swerve or brake suddenly to avoid an obstacle. When your steering does not match the direction of your vehicle, ESC will automatically brake one or […]

Oct/12

13

Now is the time to install winter tires

by Frank Romeo (President, Pine View Hyundai) This post originally appeared on the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association website (http://www.tada.ca) and the Toronto Star Last year, Ontario had it relatively easy with the snow and cold. But, judging by the weather forecasts and farmers’ almanacs, winter is expected to return with a vengeance this year. Although […]

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Oct/12

11

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe safety award by IIHS

Top Safety Pick award goes to the all-new Hyundai Santa Fe CUV! Hyundai received yet another award earlier this week, this time with the kudos falling on their safety features. It was the just-recently launched 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe that was on the receiving end of the Institute for Highway Safety’s -IIHS 2012 Top Safety Pick, which […]

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Oct/12

6

TADA joins forces to prevent distracted driving

by Frank Romeo This post originally appeared on the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association website (http://www.tada.ca) and the Toronto Star A recent report conducted for Ford Motor Co. revealed some interesting stats about distracted driving. The report stated that 99 per cent of licensed drivers said they were safe drivers. Yet, the same group admitted that […]

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