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Protect your engine in a few easy steps

Unless we are an automotive buff or a mechanic, we don’t spend a lot of time thinking about our engine and how to maintain it. We tend to get into our vehicle, and as long as the engine starts we are good to go. Now, we know the importance of regular maintenance and servicing, but there are also other steps ...

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A few more tips to save fuel this summer

improve fuel economy

You probably already know that keeping your speed down around the speed limit, avoiding hard braking and accelerating, and making sure your vehicle is properly serviced and that all repairs are taken care of will help you save fuel. These are indeed the best ways to save fuel, but there are other ways as well that pertain especially to summer. ...

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Choosing between premium and regular gasoline

gasoline types explained

As you stand in front of the gas pump, you notice that under that fuel cap it is written: Premium fuel recommended. Like others before you, your attention shifts to the pump itself where you realize that the price of Premium gasoline is higher than regular, by at least 10 cents. In order to save a few dollars, you opt ...

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Prepare your car for the summer heat

There is no doubt that in Canada, the winter has a particularly negative effect on our vehicle. However, summer can also put a strain on its mechanical components, especially when it is hot outside and we have to travel several hundred kilometers every week. So to make sure the heat does not have an overly adverse effect on your car ...

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Leasing or financing, how do you figure it out?

In the automotive world, the question of whether to finance or lease your next vehicle is undoubtedly complex and a source of anxiety for many new-vehicle buyers. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer and ultimately, what you do depends on your specific situation. Financing No question, it is more expensive to finance a vehicle that to lease it when looking ...

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