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Winter driving tips for the holiday season

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Driving home for Christmas? Planning to visit family in Ontario? You won’t be the only motorist on the move this holiday season. The holidays are always a busy time on our roads. Lots of people are off work for Christmas, many are visiting family or friends and there are many more cars than usual on […]

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What’s the quickest way to safely defrost a windshield?

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The various methods of defrosting windshields are a surprisingly popular topic of discussion in winter. We hear it at work, we hear it in the street and even in the bar. So, which is the fastest, safest way to defrost a windshield that won’t damage it? Your options are: Run your car for a while […]

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5 simple ways to prepare for winter driving

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Canadian winters can be long and brutal but if you’re prepared, winter shouldn’t stop you going about your business. You can go to great lengths to prepare yourself and your car for winter driving but we think just 5 simple things can help you survive whatever the season throws at us. 1. Prepare a winter […]

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Five things you need to know about winter tires

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The temperature has been dropping for a few weeks now and the great white north is beginning to live up to its name. That means it’s the ideal time to talk about winter tires. If you’re new to Canada or new to driving, there is a lot to consider when driving in the winter. Winter […]

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Five car accessories that make winter wonderful

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Few people know winter like Canadians know winter. There aren’t many inhabited places in the world that gets colder, snowier and more challenging once the temperature drops. While we are mostly used to the cold and take pride in our ability to cope with it, there are a few simple car accessories that could make […]

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The importance of winter tires

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It’s creeping up to winter again. As strange as this year has been, the seasons march on regardless. Days are getting shorter, leaves are falling from the trees and our minds turn inevitably towards winter. That means now is a good time to check your winter tires. Like having your heating serviced, you are much […]

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Ford Mach-E has been winter tested

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As many Canadians know, electric vehicles are fine and all but when winter comes and the landscape turns white, EV range takes a hit. This is one of the downsides of current battery technology and something automakers have been working on steadily over the past few years. Ford has been testing the new Mach-E in […]

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Drive safe this winter

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It is usually around this time that we start to feel the cold. It’s also around this time that we need to remind ourselves of driving in the snow and ice and the different skills we may need when driving outside the city during winter. Conditions vary greatly in Canada depending on where you live. […]

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Get ready for winter: Dodge Journey

After a hiatus last week for the Los Angeles Auto Show coverage, let’s get back to looking out for winter. Today I want to talk about the Dodge Journey. There is no doubt that it’s the underdog in its class but this plucky crossover has more going for it than you might realize and makes […]

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Three ways the cold impacts our cars

With winter here in Canada in full swing and New York seeing the lowest temperatures in years, now is a good time to discuss how the cold affects our cars. Here up north, we are used to dealing with the cold and it is second nature for many of us. That isn’t true for everyone […]

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