is closing effective May 19th, 2019.


The web store is closed since January.


We would like to thank all our customers for the past several years. E-commerce has changed substantially since 2003. We could not keep up with all of the changes in SEO and competition from the big Internet players.


Carplugs was born from an idea I had about having a simple way to purchase the J1962 connector. The plug was impossible to buy anywhere at the time besides than wholesale. I brainstormed with friends at Active Electronics in Saint Léonard, Canada.


Later on, we added OBD2 cables and OBD2 scanners from


I would like to thank Yoland Pagé, Dany Giusti and Phillipe Marineau, former employees at Active Electronics. A special thank to Jacques Coulombe for his precious business advice.


I also would like to acknowledge as a business partner for these past years.



Happy trails,




Mario I