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Does Your Car Make This Sound? Here’s What It Could Mean

Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? From a low-pitched hum to a high-pitched squeal, here's how to make sense of those strange noises—and ultimately fix the underlying problem.

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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How to Test a Car Battery

Car batteries eventually stop working and it's important to diagnose the problem correctly. Learn how to simply and safely test...

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How Often You Should Be Replacing the Cabin Air Filter in Your Car

It's one of those little maintenance jobs you tend to ignore—at the risk of your own health.


How to Clean Your Car Seats Like a Pro

Ride in clean comfort with these tips for how to clean car seats. With minimal effort, your car seats will...


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How to Fix Paint Chips on a Car in 4 Easy Steps

If you ignore chips and dings in your car's paint, they'll turn into a much bigger problem: Rust. Here's how...


Here’s What Those Numbers on Your Tires Mean

There's more to those numbers than meets the eye. Here's what those numbers on your tires mean—and why knowing them...

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15 Things You Should Never Leave in the Car

Your vehicle should be used for transportation, not storage. Keeping these items in the car could put your health and...


Driving the Haines Highway: The Most Scenic Route in Canada

Designated a National Scenic Byway in 2009, the Haines Highway’s eerie seclusion is tempered by its unusual beauty—and the photo...


The Scary Truth Behind That New Car Smell

A lot of people love that new car smell, but they don’t realize how harmful it can be for their...


The Real Reason You Need to Repair a Chipped Windshield

That chipped windshield may have been caused by a small stone, but it could spell big trouble if you don't...


What Happens to Your Car When You Trade It In

When you trade in your old car for a brand new model, one of three things can happen.

Here’s Why Car Windows Have Those Little Black Dots

No, they're not just for decoration.


Check Out This Impressive Collection of Home Hardware Diecast Trucks

Dan Brown's 300-plus die-cast trucks are sure to impress collectors and auto enthusiasts alike.


What You Should Know About Car Wax

If you've never waxed your car before but are interested in giving it a try, here's what you need to...


Why Do North Americans and Brits Drive on Different Sides of the Road?

The British custom of driving on the left side of the road isn't a sign of eccentricity—there's actually a very...


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3 Easy Ways to Remove Paint Scratches From a Car

Car paint gets marred all too easily, but you can easily repair scratches yourself (provided they're shallow) with polishing compound,...


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10 Vintage Trucks That Never Went Out of Style

These classic trucks are still seen on the road today—and their old age and storied pasts make them all the...


Why Don’t All Cars Have Gas Tanks on the Same Side?

The position of a car's fuel door (if you can actually remember where it is) remains one of the greatest...


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10 Great Day Trips from Ottawa

Seen and done everything our nation's capital has to offer? Add these great day trips from Ottawa to your itinerary!

10 Great Day Trips from Montreal

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Montrealer, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


10 Great Day Trips from Halifax

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Haligonian, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


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10 Day Trips From Toronto You Can Take Right Now

Need a break from Toronto? You can reach all 10 of these great escapes in under two hours.


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Summer Car Hacks Every Driver Should Know

Quick fixes for some of the most common summer driving dilemmas.


I Met My Future Husband Through Our Shared Love of Cars

Would our initial encounter have been possible without the Meteor and the Corvair? Not likely. And look at us now!


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Should You Be Worried About Old Gas in Your Tank?

Exactly how much impact can old gas in your tank have on your car's performance? Our automotive experts weigh in.