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Safe Winter Driving Tips by Ship My Ride's Team

by Ship My Ride Staff
Winter is upon us. As Canadians we are used to the snow on our doorway, but what about driving through harsh winter conditions?

He have done some research, and asked our drivers and staff about the best tips for driving on this winter weather.

Here are the best advice we got from our staff, we consider all these tips to be important and very useful:


Don’t speed, take your time. Try to drive at the legal speed limit, but slow down when you see icy or snow covered roads. Leave room between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you and the vehicles next to you.Do not use tail lights of a vehicle as a reference for distance. When snow starts falling, visibility is low. This means that if you are able to see the lights of the vehicle in front of you, you are probably to close. Know your driving limits. Be able to recognize which weather conditions are too severe for your experience on driving. If you have to stop, STOP. It’s better to stop and keep yourself and the…

Ship My Ride Reports - CARPROOF launches product lab in Kitchener’s Communitech Hub

CARPROOF launches product lab in Kitchener’s Communitech Hub
As further proof of its diversification, CARPROOF has opened its new Product Lab in Kitchener’s Communitech Hub.
Calling itself Canada’s “definitive source of automotive information,” CARPROOF said its quest for innovation makes Communitech the perfect environment to house its continued evolution.
The Communitech Hub currently supports a community of over 1,400 tech companies ranging from startups to large global corporations. It was founded in 1997 by a group of entrepreneurs committed to making Ontario’s Waterloo Region a global innovation leader.
“Setting up the Product Lab gives us access to the world-class tech eco-system within Communitech,” says Greg Beckman, vice-president of product management at CARPROOF.
“Being a part of this family brings invaluable opportunities to connect with new partners, networks and talent.”
Beckman went on to say that CARPROOF’s continual growth provides increasing opportunities to build …
Porsche Canada has a new CEO!
Porsche Cars Canada has named Marc Ouayoun as thei new CEO,  effective Jan. 1. He will be taking the leadership of Canadian operations amid a period of significant growth here for the luxury automaker.
Ouayoun, 46, comes to Canada after working as the managing director of Porsche France. He succeeds Alexander Pollich, 50, who will assume a new role as managing director at Porsche Cars Great Britain after more than four years leading the organization in Canada.
Under Pollich’s leadership, which began in September 2013, Porsche in Canada has posted 50 consecutive months of sales growth. Porsche also relocated and expanded its corporate headquarters, which includes its first training facility.
In fact, Porsche has posted sales growth in 70 consecutive months in Canada.
In 2016, Porsche sold an unprecedented 7,061 sports cars in Canada, up 10 per cent over the previous year. Through the first 10 months of 2017, Porsche sold 6,835 vehicles, up 14.5 per cent o…