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I Missed Out on My Dream Car as a Teenager—But Found It Parked in My Driveway 25 Years Later!

What are the odds of me being reunited with the very car I'd coveted a quarter-century ago?

Great Canadian Road Trips You Need to Take at Least Once

These unforgettable routes offer breathtaking scenery, iconic landmarks and thrilling stops along the way.


How Much Do Car Dealers *Really* Make on the Sale of a New Car?

Find out how to obtain a vehicle cost report, which will reveal the dealer's cut on a new car sale.


The One Thing You Need to Know Before Charging a Dead Battery

There are several ways to recharge a battery. Choosing the right method depends entirely on this factor.


This is the Best Time to Buy a New Car

Industry insiders reveal a strategy that could save you thousands of dollars.

The Truth About Rust Proofing

With multiple rust proofing methods on the market, it can be a challenge to decide which one is best for...


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20+ Things You Must Do to Get Your Car Ready for Winter

This handy checklist will help you avoid no-starts, frozen doors and other seasonal maintenance issues that could leave you stranded.


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13 Car Dealer Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Get a leg up on fast-talking wheeler-dealers, so you can leave the new car lot with the ride of your...


How to Escape From a Car That’s Sinking Underwater

You've just driven your car into a river or over the side of a bridge into a lake. What can...


What Canada’s Electric Car Targets Will Mean For Canadians—and the Environment

By 2025, Canada's government wants one out of every 10 new car sales to be an electric vehicle (EV). We...

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How to Fix Rust On Your Car

If you ignore rust spots on your car, they'll spread and turn your sheet metal into Swiss cheese in no...


This is When to Change to Winter Tires, According to Auto Experts

Although most Canadians do indeed change to winter tires, a new study suggests we're doing it at the wrong time...


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10 Driving Tips to Stay Safe in Wet Weather

No need to fear heavy rain and fog with these safe driving tips under your belt.


Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?

Brake squeal is not uncommon; often caused by worn brake hardware, pads or rotor finish. But are squeaky brakes dangerous...


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Maintenance Tips That’ll Extend the Life of Your Tires

A three-step maintenance plan to keep your tires in top condition.

Why You Shouldn’t Attach Any Other Keys to Your Ignition Key

It's hard to believe something as small as keys could have such a big impact on your vehicle.


How One City Is Using Optical Illusions to Prevent Traffic Accidents

Thanks to some skilfully painted fake speed bumps, speeding has decreased in this European metropolis.


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50% of Canadian Cars Have This Tire Problem

Addressing the issue—along with these other often-neglected maintenance services—can extend the life of your car, and save you a lot...


This Genius Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

With the help of a few ordinary household items, you won't have to worry about foggy car windows ever again.


Can You Put Racing Oil in Your Daily Driver?

Racing oil is a special blend of oil designed for the rigours of high speeds—not for daily driving. Here's why...


My Life on Two Wheels

A motorcycle enthusiast shares his passion for restorations and the open road.


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15 Things You Should Never Do To Your Car

If your goal is to keep your car in great shape, don't even consider doing any of these things.