Markham Auto Repair

The Yummy Mummy Club and AutoNiche are partnering up in the blogging world! Emily Chung is officially their Mummy Mechanic and is looking forward to posting about all things cars. Do you have car questions or a topic you want her to post about? Let her know!

Monthly Archives: August 2015

Mechanic Charged With Unsafe Vehicle

Mechanic Charged With Unsafe Vehicle

On August 3, 2012, 27-year-old Abigail MacNaughton was involved in an auto collision that claimed her life. Her vehicle was struck head-on by a truck whose driver lost control. According to the investigators, the truck was unsafe yet was issued a safety standards certificate one month prior to the accident. In November 2012, the driver of the truck was charged with criminal negligence causing death, dangerous driving causing death and two counts of uttering a forged document. Also the mechanic who issued the safety certificate was charged with criminal negligence causing death. I want to point out—the woman that died was neither the driver of the unsafe vehicle nor the mechanic that issued the safety certificate. She probably didn’t even consider that the oncoming car was mechanically unsafe. Oh sure, you may keep your vehicle safe—but have you ever wo ... read more

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2015 Acura MDX Elite

2015 Acura MDX Elite

Model tested: 2015 Acura MDX Elite 3.5L V6-cylinder engine 6-speed automatic transmission Super Handling All-Wheel drive (SH-AWD) Seating Capacity: 7 Road Test Terrain: 60% city, 40% highway Tested MSRP: $66, 420CAD The Acura MDX has been a leading luxury SUV for many years, and we’re not surprised! After road-testing this 2015 Acura MDX Elite we can see why families would lean towards this fully loaded vehicle! Exterior Design The overall exterior has evolved over the years into a sleeker and sportier look. Our first reaction upon seeing this vehicle was awe of the stylish Obsidian Blue Pearl colour, added to that is the dazzling Jewel Eye LED. These lights give the overall look of luxury, while providing bright lights on the road ahead. LED headlights tend to be brighter and last longer than traditional halogen or HID lights, without blin ... read more

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