Brack Driving Concepts presents Spring Fling 2019

And are you looking for a unique gift for the holidays? For your driving enthusiast partner, your just-licensed teen, maybe your mother-in-law (who could use a few tips), or perhaps even a treat for yourself??   Why not consider a Brack Driving Concepts gift certificate for one of our 2019 schools?

Check out the details on our website at brackdriving.com. 

From all the crew at Brack Driving Concepts we wish you our Best Holiday Wishes.

No December meeting planned

For most this time of the year is the busiest if not the best.  With that in mind your Executive has decided that everyone should focus on writing Santa for that new Flux Capacitor.

Chances are good we’ll make an attempt at having a planning meeting in January.

Canada’s Top 10 Stolen Vehicles 2018

December 11, 2018 (TORONTO) – Today, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) released its annual list of Canada’s most frequently stolen vehicles, which is compiled using data from its members across the country. Once again, the Ford F-Series trucks topped the list. These light- and medium-duty trucks are popular with auto thieves across Canada.

Henry Tso, Vice-President, Investigative Services, IBC, offers the following insights on the five Ws of auto theft.

1) What is being stolen?

  • Nationally, Ford F350 trucks hold the top five spots.
  • In Ontario, thieves target high-end SUVs and trucks, including Chevrolet’s Tahoe, Silverado and Suburban.
  • In Alberta, once again Ford’s F250s and F350s dominate the list.
  • In Atlantic Canada, the Nissan Maxima is stolen most often, followed by the Chevy Silverado and Jeep Liberty.

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Mitsubishi Considers Vehicle-Deployed Drones

Back in 2017, Mitsubishi teased the public with its e-Evolution concept, a car with the ability to launch a drone. Although the wild prototype never saw production, the idea of a vehicle-deployed aircraft may still be incubating, according to an article by SAE.

You may be wondering what a drone launched from a car is good for, other than a publicity stunt. Well, Mitsubishi Electric says it’s handy in a couple of ways. To start, the high-flying craft could scan the road ahead, searching for traffic or other road obstructions. It could also be used to get an aerial view of available parking, making it easier to find a spot at a crowded event.

In Mitsubishi’s concept, the drone is activated and viewed via the vehicle infotainment screen. Should it find a parking spot, the aircraft relays the location, along with driving directions, back to the car.

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