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 »

Importing a new car from the US?

Canadian Warranty information on US imports.

NEWS FROM THE APA

May 19, 2015: Dealer, Toyota kept Montreal widow on the hook for husband's lease - CBC

Situation to be rectified after questions by CBC. Full Article

April 2015. APA's All-Season Tire Reviews

APA's All Season tire reviews are now online for both standard passenger and touring tires. Read the Reviews

April 20, 2015. The dirty secrets of vehicle-emissions testing - Driving.ca

Check engine light on? Will you pass the emissions test? Probably not.
Full Article

April 1, 2015. APA at the New York International Auto Show Press Days

APA staff writer Ron Corbett attended the press days and compiled this report. Read the Report

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

The Real Deal - APA mystery shoppers visit 22 Calgary car dealerships. Read the APA Report

March 28, 2015. 22 dealerships found not compliant in AMVIC undercover investigation

AMVIC found 22 new car dealerships not following the Alberta's vehicle advertising regulations. Full Article

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 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.
Read More

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.
Read More

 

 
   
 
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