Autos: Ownership

Winter tires: Here’s how to save money and stay on the road

Monday  20:43,   14 november 2016

Let's face it, snow tires aren't cheap. But with a little due diligence, you can save a lot on your next set of winter rubbersWe are saturated with an abundance of different tire manufacturers, all clamouring for our money and continued[...]

7 terrible outcomes of putting the wrong type of fuel in your car

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016

<p>While they might all share a common pump, fuel types vary drastically in the way they combust in your engine; and for this reason it’s always important to ensure to choose the right coloured nozzle when filling up your car.</p>While they[...]

Your Corner Wrench: Keeping your wheels on this winter

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016

A few simple steps will ensure that you aren't risking a loose wheel – or worseHaving a wheel come loose or fly off while navigating a busy expressway at speed is a heart-stopping affair. The increasing number of vehicles on our roads today with [...]

Winter Driving Schools in Canada

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016

Winter Driving Schools in CanadaOriginally published January 23, 2015 on Updated October 26,[...]

How To Prevent Rust

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016

Winter's coming, so get ready.In its least damaging state, rust is merely an eyesore that devalues a vehicle. As its effect becomes progressively worse—and it always does when left unchecked—it can lead to dangerous structural damage, as well as [...]

Fall Cleanup and Maintenance for Your Car

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
Consumer Reports

With summer but a fading memory, it’s now time to start thinking about getting your car ready for the colder months ahead. Here are a few simple maintenance checks to help keep your vehicle in to p condition.   © Bloomberg Car[...]

Improper storage can be an expensive lesson for classic car owners

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016

Following simple steps can help avoid damage and repairs when spring arrivesHe knew enough not to try to start the engine with old fuel in the tank. In fact, moisture inside the tank had eaten through the metal and the tank needed[...]

5 Do-It-Yourself maintenance items that can save you time and money

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016

<p>While car maintenance can be a time consuming and costly ritual, there are a number of maintenance items that most vehicle owners should be able to do, even with very little automotive know-how and all from the comfort of their own[...]

Warm up your car correctly on cold mornings

Monday  20:35,   14 november 2016

The safe and right way to let your car warm up during colder weather.How Long Do You Let Your Car Warm[...]

Should you inflate your tires with nitrogen?

Monday  20:35,   14 november 2016

You may be wondering whether nitrogen is worth the trouble – and whether your old-school tire gauge is still up to the jobYou’ll hear all kinds of reasons for using nitrogen from your service rep. A common explanation: “The larger-sized molecules of [...]

The time for winter tires is NOW!

Monday  20:35,   14 november 2016

The drop in temperature, not just snowfall, is the signal to get ready for winterOvernight temperatures are falling well below 7-degrees Celsius in much of the country and that, not just snowfall, is the signal to get your vehicle ready for[...]