Fuel savers: don’t fall for the marketing

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The increase in the price of fuel in recent years caused a proliferation in the number of so-called fuel savers on the market. These products promise to help reduce fuel consumption simply by adding them to your vehicle’s fuel. Sold in liquid or solid form, or sometimes as a device you attach to your engine or other important mechanical component, ...

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A few tips when it comes to parking

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Many of us have been there before. That unfortunate moment when you come back to your car in the parking lot and realize that a door has been dinged and, of course, there is not a single note to be found anywhere. Although there is no way to completely prevent this from happening, there are a few tricks you can ...

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Why your tire speed rating matters

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Most tires are capable of going well over the speed limits we have learned to live with in Canada. That said, for drivers who intend to drive on a track, or drivers who visit Germany and drive on the famous Autobahn who want to make sure their tire can safely handle higher speeds, tire speed ratings definitely matter. More importantly, ...

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Easy safety tips every car owner should know

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When it comes to safety, modern cars do a lot to protect us. There are a host of active and passive safety systems that are always ready to either prevent an accident, or shield the driver and the passengers if a crash is unavoidable. That said, there are other, more subtle safety tips that are easy to put into action ...

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Is the new-car smell dangerous?

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One of the most captivating elements of buying a new car is smelling our brand new vehicle for the very first time. Indeed, a new car’s smell is both enthralling and something that most of us enjoy every time we step inside our new ride for the few weeks the smell lasts. But what is that smell? And why is ...

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