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Tips for buying your first vehicle

Buying a vehicle is always an important event, especially if it is our first vehicle. The investment is important, and it is sometimes difficult to know where to start. So here are a few tips that will help you when buying your first vehicle. Determine Your Needs No matter what vehicle you purchase, it must meet your needs. So the ...

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Practical advice on winter tires

winter tire tips

Winter in Quebec is not easy, we all know this. It tends to drag on, and if we are a motorist, it certainly complicates our travels on the roads. Since 2008, it is mandatory to have tires specifically designed for winter use, a fact that provides at least some reassurance that other drivers around us are operating a car with ...

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Winter tires versus all-season tires: how to choose

winter tires vs all-season tires

It has now been nine years since motorists in Montreal and elsewhere in Quebec are obligated to equip their vehicles with tires specifically designed for winter. These proper tires are identifiable by the presence of a pictograph of a mountain with a snowflake on the tire’s sidewall. To receive this emblem, a tire must conform to the standards established by ...

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Is that car safe or not?

Safety is important in everything, especially when buying a car. Of course, we tend to focus first on the style, color, price and fuel economy ratings, but safety should be at the heart of our concerns when purchasing a new or pre-owned vehicle. If you want to know if a given vehicle is safe or not, here are a few ...

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Here are five tips to save fuel

Drivers have surely noticed in the last few weeks that the price of gas has gone down. It was about time many will say, and others would concur. That said, it’s still not a bad idea to try and maximize each tank of gas, even if the price of said gas is lower. The following tips will help you do ...

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Check your tire pressure, even in winter

There is no doubt that your tires are one of the most important components of your car. In reality, they are probably the most important mechanical component, as they are the only point of contact between your car and the road. This is why it is important to have good tires, both in summer and winter. That said, new tires ...

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