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Getting your car ready for winter

With winter just around the corner, there are a lot of things to get ready for, including when it comes to your vehicle. Although you may think that there is still plenty of time left, the unfortunate reality is that colder temperatures can already be felt, and soon enough we will see our first snowflakes. You have probably driven many ...

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A few tips to stay safe this fall

Most Canadians have learned how to drive in winter. We know how important it is to slow down, leave enough room with other vehicles, and have proper winter tires. When spring comes along, however, we tend to relax a little, and forget that dangerous road conditions can exist even in other seasons, including fall. Here are a few tips to ...

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The difference between winter tires and all-season tires

If you have ever driven in winter with all-season tires, and then had the chance to drive on a snowy road with winter tires, you probably already know the difference between the two, and the advantages of one versus the other. That said, it is not always mandatory to equip your vehicle with winter tires depending on where you live, ...

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Should you buy a 2016 model, or wait for the 2017

Shopping for a new vehicle in fall is something a lot of consumers do. Summer vacations are over, the weather is not as nice out, and with the kids at school we have a bit more time, even if it doesn’t seem like it sometimes. If you go to a dealership today, there is a strong chance that certain vehicles ...

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Fuel savers: don’t fall for the marketing

improve fuel economy

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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