APA’s Lemon-Aid Car Show airs Tuesdays at 9PM on Rogers TV: In Toronto, watch on channel 10, 510 in HD, or tune in to channel 63 in Scarborough.


Buying a Car?
APA's New Car Buying Service will quickly give you a firm, no-nonsense price on a new vehicle and the name of a reputable, APA-vetted salesperson to buy it from. Read more »


Lemon-Aid New
Car Magazine

The Lemon-Aid new car magazine has a unique APA point-of-view, with special emphasis on reliability and vehicle value.  Read more»


Investigations
Vehicle Defects, New Vehicle Dealer Ratings, Class Actions, and Auto Repair Investigations. Read more »



APA's George Iny answers your questions in MoneySense Magazine. See the articles »


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2014 MINI Cooper S
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Importing a new car from the US?

Canadian Warranty information on US imports.

NEWS FROM THE APA

March 28, 2015. APA's Annual Review of the Auto Industry on CTV W5

This week W5 teams up with the Automobile Protection Association - who look at the new car market for the first time in a number of years. Watch W5 this Saturday, March 28th at 7PM. Read the APA Report

March 20, 2015. The best kept secret of buying a used car - Driving.ca

How often do we pass up on the best automotive deal of all? Full Article

March 17, 2015. Which high-tech safety features are worth getting? - Globe & Mail

The Globe & Mail asks APA's George Iny for expert input. Full Article

March 17, 2015. APA Lemon-Aid New Vehicle Ratings

The APA announced its 2015 new car ratings today.
Full Article | Read the Reviews

March 3, 2015. Service Alberta scrutinizes vehicle industry watchdog - CBC

Service Alberta Minister calls concerns 'serious' in letter. Full Article

February 2015. APA at the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto

The APA attended the Media Day and prepared this report on the most significant reveals of the of the day. Read the Report

February 9, 2015. Mini Coopers labelled 'junk' as owner hit with $10K repairs - CBC

Ontario woman fights to get Mini Canada to pay $10,200 and repair a blown engine. Full Article

January 2015. APA at the Montreal Auto Show

The 47th annual Salon International de l'Auto in Montreal runs to January 25 at the Palais des Congrès. Read the Report

January 14, 2015. Auto lenders quietly install a digital repo-man - Toronto Star

Companies lending to people with bad credit have a new tool to track and shut down the car if payments are late. Full Article

January 8, 2015. Car dealer fined for not disclosing accident damage to buyers - Toronto Sun

Mississauga dealer facing a $7,000 fine for selling vehicles without disclosing accident damage. Full Article

April 2014: CTV W5: APA's Investigation of Used Car Dealers in Toronto

Accompanied by an expert mechanic, APA mysetery shoppers embarked once again on a hair-raising quset for a used car in the GTA.
Read the full report | Visit CTV W5's Website

March 2013: CTV W5 - APA's Investigation of Used Car Dealers in Vancouver

APA mystery shoppers visited 18 used car dealers and two curbsiders in the Greater Vancouver area looking for a good used car.
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April 14, 2012:  APA Investigation of Used Car Dealers in the Toronto area

APA mystery shoppers and an expert mechanic visited 13 used car dealers and seven curbsiders in search of a good used car in the GTA.
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April 2011: Shops Unable to Pass the Latest APA Auto Repair Investigation

The APA visited 31 repair shops in Toronto and Calgary for the correction of a simple problem, with mixed results.
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