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Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

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The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

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Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

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B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

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Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

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Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

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Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

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As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

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Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

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Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

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New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

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Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

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Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

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Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

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Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

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B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

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Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

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Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

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New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

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Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

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Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

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Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

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B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

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Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

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Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

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New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

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Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

Read More

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Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

Read More

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Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

Read More

Categories:

B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

Read More

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Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

Read More

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Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

Read More

Categories:

New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

Read More

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Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

Read More

Categories:

Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

Read More

Categories:

Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

Read More

Categories:

B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

Read More

Categories:

Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

Read More

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

Read More

Categories:

Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

Read More

Categories:

New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

Read More

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

Read More

Categories:

Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

Read More

Categories:

Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

Read More

Categories:

B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

Read More

Categories:

Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

Read More

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

Read More

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Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

Read More

Categories:

New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

Read More

Categories:

What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

Read More

Categories:

Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

Read More

Categories:

Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

Read More

Categories:

B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

Read More

Categories:

Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

Read More

Categories:

Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

Read More

Categories:

Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

Read More

Categories:

Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

Read More

Categories:

New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

Read More

Categories:

What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

Read More

Categories:

Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

Read More

Categories:

Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

Read More

Categories:

B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

Read More

Categories:

Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

Read More

Categories:

Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

Read More

Categories:

Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

Read More

Categories:

Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

Read More

Categories:

New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

Read More

Categories:

Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

Aviva20Water20protection.jpg

Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

Read More

Categories:

What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall.jpg

In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

Read More

Categories:

Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20Airbag20Recall20Japan.jpg

The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

Read More

Categories:

Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

Takata20airbag20recall-1.jpg

Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

Read More

Categories:

B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws.jpg

For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

Read More

Categories:

Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

York20Region20insurance20fraud.jpg

Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

Read More

Categories:

Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

Self20driving20car.jpg

Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

Read More

Categories:

Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

Google20self20driving20car.jpg

As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

Read More

Categories:

Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

Aon20Disaster20Report.jpg

Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

Read More

Categories:

New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

Ontario20Distracted20Driving20Laws-1.jpg

Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

Read More

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Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

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Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

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In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

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Takata airbag rupture causes fire in Japan

By: Damian Alonzi|July 8, 2015|12:00 am

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The already problematic Takata airbags have caused issues for yet another automotive company—this time, Nissan being the victim of the automotive parts company’s defective product. A 2001 X-Trail crossover is…

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Honda confirms eighth death from faulty Takata airbags

By: Callum Micucci|June 22, 2015|12:00 am

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Regulators and Honda Motor Co. have confirmed that an airbag explosion last fall in Los Angeles is the eighth confirmed death linked to the largest automotive recall in history. Jewel…

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B.C. cracking down on distracted driving and left-lane hogs

By: Callum Micucci|June 18, 2015|12:00 am

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For the B.C. government, 2015 appears to be the year of the road. The government is focused on two problems: left-lane hogs and distracted drivers. Drivers that “hog” the left…

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Drivers in GTA trying to avoid insurance claims with fraudulent calls

By: Callum Micucci|June 15, 2015|12:00 am

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Police north of the city are reporting that several people have attempted to avoid at-fault claims on their driving records by making false collision reports. According to a press release…

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Freedom and privacy questions remain for self-driving cars

By: Callum Micucci|June 11, 2015|12:00 am

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Self-driving cars have been the talk of the tech world lately, with some estimates pegging their commercial release for as early as 2017, while conservative estimates suggest 2020 or later….

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Google could be gearing up for entry into insurance market

By: Callum Micucci|June 9, 2015|12:00 am

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As Google continues its foray into the American automobile market with self-driving cars, questions are surfacing regarding its plans for its new online insurance comparison site and the possibility of…

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Losses from severe weather in US total $3 billion for May

By: Callum Micucci|June 5, 2015|12:00 am

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Aon Benfield’s catastrophe model development team Impact Forecasting said Thursday that tornados and severe thunderstorms caused American economic losses of more than $3 billion USD in May, around a third…

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New bill cracks down on distracted driving

By: Callum Micucci|June 4, 2015|12:00 am

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Queen’s Park passed new legislation June 4 that introduced new penalties for Ontarians convicted of distracted driving. In an amendment to the Highway Traffic Act, drivers who talk on the…

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Aviva launches first-of-its-kind overland water protection

By: Callum Micucci|May 29, 2015|12:00 am

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Aviva Canada is launching a first-of-its-kind overland water coverage option in Alberta and Ontario for qualifying policies effective on or after June 1. The coverage is part of a three-way…

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What You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

By: Callum Micucci|May 27, 2015|12:00 am

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In the largest automobile recall in history, vehicle parts supplier Takata has issued a recall for faulty airbags installed in almost 34 million vehicles across 11 different car manufacturers. The…

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