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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...


Why You Shouldn’t Use Cheap Auto Parts

Take our auto expert's advice and avoid cheap economy auto parts. They typically wear out much faster than professional grade...

How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades, Step By Step

Don't put up with streaky wiper blades. With the help of these easy instructions, you'll be able to install replacement...


How to Find a Vacuum Leak

Vacuum leaks can cause a variety of engine problems, and pros charge money to find them. Here's how to track...


My First Car: Remembering the 1956 Morris Oxford

Like many first cars, this 1956 Morris Oxford had its fair share of quirks—and then some!


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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.

This Is What Happens to All of the Cars That Never Get Sold

Wouldn’t it be nice if dealerships just gave away the unsold cars for free?


Here’s How Often You Should Really Change Your Oil

No, changing your oil is not the same thing as adding oil.


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Always Do This Before Buying a Used Car

Considering buying a used car? Follow this four-step inspection program to determine the vehicle's reliability, condition and value.


New Life For an Old Car: Restoring a 1967 Mustang Coupe

Candy-apple red with power and style to spare, this 1967 Mustang coupe was a pure joy.


What Makes a Car Backfire?

Backfiring is an auditory clue that some part in your vehicle isn't functioning properly and could be nearing the end...

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Driving the Highwood Pass—The Highest Paved Road in Canada

The Highwood Pass rewards the adventurous with one of the most varied and picturesque drives in Canada.


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

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


Remembering the Classics: My First Car

You're always nostalgic about your first car—even if it was a 1938 sedan with a dead battery.


Remembering the Classics: Our 1930 Cadillac V8 Club Sedan

More than just an ambitious restoration, this 1930 Cadillac V8 club sedan carries precious memories for a young classic car...


Car Gazing: Restoring Our 1967 Camaro Convertible

There’s much joy to be had in reflecting on a car that’s been such a big part of your life....


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8 Things to Keep in Your Car in Case of Roadside Trouble

Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? Consult our checklist of items that will come in handy the nest time...


How to Prevent Licence Plate Theft

Prevent licence plate theft by using screws that require a special security wrench to remove. They're inexpensive and take only...


How to Change a Flat Tire, Step By Step

Got a flat? You could call for roadside assistance, or you could change a tire yourself with the help of...

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The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Think twice before adding these treacherous routes to your road trip itinerary!


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5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Car Insurance Premium

Looking for ways to lower your car insurance premium? Here are five tips on how to save big without sacrificing...


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Top 10 Cleaning Tips for the Inside of Your Car

If you drive a lot for work or have kids and pets, you know how hard it can be to...


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Is Your Car Ready for a Road Trip?

Hitting the road for a well-earned escape? Consult these road trip rules to ensure your ride is in prime condition...


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How to Store a Classic Car For Winter

When you store your classic car in the garage for the winter, a few simple steps and some proactive care...


Police Pulled Over This Car For Driving Too Slowly—and Found No One Inside!

From joyriding picnic tables to ghost passengers, these funny driving stories go off the beaten track.