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RAM 1500 HFE

2021 Ram 1500 HFE EcoDiesel Earns Best-in-Class

·         Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel rated at a best-in-class 7.1 L/100km highway Ram Truck has announced that the...

Tow Vehicle Update

By Andy Thomson I was hoping that by now I could give you a much more complete report on...

Towing with a Uni-Body Vehicle

Reflections on Towing with a Uni-Body Vehicle Inspired by a visit to The Revs. Sometimes you come across a figure from history and wonder how...

What you need to know… to tow your new RV

Every year, the readers of the RV Lifestyle Buyer’s Guide ask me how to select the right hitch for their tow vehicle and the...

The Tesla Experiment

Ever since Tesla first arrived on the scene, we have had many inquiries about towing with them.  We knew we could put a hitch...

Towing with a Turbocharged 2.0 Litre

Over the last couple of years, we have been getting increasing numbers of inquiries about what you can tow with a 4-cylinder turbo, so...

Canadian Made Tow Vehicles

The auto industry contributes billions of dollars to the Canadian economy every year. It is not just from direct employment in the assembly plants....

Brake Hints

Every week visitors to the store come in with towing stability concerns that they need correcting. When we road test their rigs, 90 per...

Load capacity of 3/4 ton trucks

Understanding your truck’s door sticker.  Some automakers have started printing payload capacity on the door sticker of new trucks in addition to GVWR and GAWR...

Andy Takes A Trip with A Pickup Truck

Can the 2018 Dodge Ram EcoDiesel change my opinion on Pickups? I know, I know. I don’t usually tow Airstreams with a pickup truck. For...

Is Your Tow Vehicle Working Too Hard?

Our 2014 Dodge Caravan has 200,000 kilometres on it most of those have been spent towing and many of those kilometres are towing trailers...

Aerodynamic Lightweights – Does shape make a difference?

Can a full-size trailer outperform a compact unit at the gas pumps? We put the theory to the test! By...