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APA Needs You to Help Transport Canada
APA | April 27, 2016

Do you or someone you know own a 2009-2016 Dodge Journey, 2007-2013 Chrysler Sebring, or 2007-2013 Dodge Avenger? Read More

 

Ford Escape owner one of unknown number with radio problem
Yvonne Colbert - CBC | April 25, 2016

"George Iny, executive director of the Automobile Protection Association, said... it's not the first time Ford has had problems with its entertainment systems. He says this newer technology is supposed to have fewer bugs. Read More

Where is VW Canada?
George Iny - APA | April 21, 2016

On April 21st, VW diesel owners waited to finally find out how their vehicles would become emissions compliant, but that is not quite what happened. Read More

APA & CTV W5 Undercover Investigation
CTV W5 & APA | April 9, 2016

Sticker Shock! Secret shoppers from the APA visited 20 new car dealerships in Vancouver. See the full report.

APA at the 2016 New York International Auto Show
Ron Corbett - APA | March 24, 2016

The New York show is the last event in a 2016 auto show cycle that started in Los Angeles last November. APA's Ron Corbett attended the show and compiled his notes in this report.. Read More

APA at the 2016 Toronto International Auto Show
Ron Corbett - APA | February 17, 2016

Staff writer Ron Corbett attended the Media Day at the Toronto International Auto Show and filed the APA's report. Read More

New Sask. laws will help car buyers avoid hidden fees
CBC News | February 2, 2016

Automobile Protection Association says hidden fees can total more than $1K. Read More

Is your used car actually safe? Soon, it’ll be easier to tell
Lorraine Sommerfeld - Driving.ca | January 25, 2016

Mechanics and used car dealers may be up in arms, but Ontario's overhaul of its safety certificate program is long overdue. Read More

APA at the 2016 Montreal Salon Media Day
Ron Corbett - APA | January 20, 2016

Staff writer Ron Corbett attended the Media Day at the Montreal Auto Show and filed the APA's report. Read More

Nova Scotia urged to adopt all-in pricing on vehicle sales
Yvonne Colbert - CBC | January 19, 2016

A Halifax man annoyed about what he calls "hidden" car fees is calling on the Nova Scotia government to follow the lead of several other provinces and implement all-in pricing for vehicle purchases. Read More

Uber Drivers Use Income to Lease
Olivia Bowden - Financial Post | December 17, 2015

An increasing number of drivers are leasing new vehicles in order to work for Uber. Read More

VW Diesel Emissions Update
APA | December 15, 2015

VW's problem may go back as far as 2005, an internal investigation has revealed. Read the full update

Oil Falls, So Does the Loonie
Toronto Star - David Bateman  | December 7, 2015

Americans are turning to Canada to buy high-end vehicles, according to APA's director George Iny. Read More

2015 - 2016 Winter Tire Reviews
APA | October 28, 2015

The APA's 2015-2016 winter tire reviews are now online. The APA is a big believer in "Real recommendations for the Real World." This year's ratings include a large sample of private label and low-end tires.
Read the reviews

Consumers blindsided by Volkswagen's emissions test rigging
CBC News - Laura Wright | September 22, 2015

11 million diesel vehicles outfitted with software designed to rig emissions tests. Full Article & More Info

Manitobans shocked by unfixed vehicle safety recalls
CBC News - Holly Moore | September 2, 2015

Investigation finds many unrepaired vehicles on the road. Read More

Report Warns Auto Financing Going Overboard
APA | August 7, 2015

Seven years now the norm for vehicle loans. Full Article

Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back half a million trucks
CTV - Tom Krisher and Jonathan Fahey | July 27, 2015

FCA also faces a fine of $105 Million. Read More

Dealer, Toyota kept Montreal widow on the hook for husband's lease
CBC News - Raffy Boudjikanian | May 19, 2015

Situation to be rectified after questions by CBC. Read More

APA's All-Season Tire Reviews
April 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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APA Investigation of Used Car Dealers in the Toronto area
April 14, 2012

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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Shops Unable to Pass the Latest APA Auto Repair Investigation
April 2011

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