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Winter Equipment Essentials

Ah, winter. The sparkling snow. The twinkling lights. The dreaded driving conditions. Falling snow can complicate matters once you’re on the road, but wise drivers will prepare in advance for winter weather. To help you get through the winter months with fewer headaches, here’s a quick list of essential equipment …

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The Top 5 winter tires according to The Car Guide

It’s the same dilemma every fall: What winter tires should we choose? A few criteria are generally taken into consideration, such as price, braking distance and tread durability. To help us choose, The Car Guide tested 30 winter tires in real-life conditions. Here are the top 5: 5. Michelin X-Ice …

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2018 SEMA Show Highlights

The SEMA Show is undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated car shows of the year, as car lovers flock to see what automakers and exhibitors from the after-market sector have to offer. If you love cars as much as we do, take a look at some of the vehicles …

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The Best Way to Use Your Car at Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, families have to choose one of two ways to celebrate the occasion. The first involves trick-or-treating in your neighbourhood, while the second is to make your yard look creepy and create an exciting experience for local kids. If the latter is more up your …

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Studded Tires: Who Needs Them and Why?

With the time to change your tires fast approaching, two important questions come to the fore: are your winter tires still good and, if not, which new ones should you choose? And if you must choose a new tread, many wonder whether studded tires are a good option and why.

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Q3 Check-in: What are the Top-selling Vehicles in Canada?

Canadian culture is reflected in the cars we buy. Everyone knows that Americans love pickup trucks and full-size SUVs, but what vehicles win the hearts of Canadians? Let’s take a look at which vehicles recorded the top sales numbers in the first three quarters of 2018. 10. Hyundai Elantra Hyundai …

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What to See at the 2018 Paris Motor Show?

Auto shows have been titillating car lovers for decades, and some international auto events , like those held in Frankfurt and Paris – they alternate every second year – have become must-attend events. With nearly 50 new unveilings at this year’s Paris Motor Show, what can we hope to see?

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Discover the New 2019 Lexus UX

Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota, recently launched its brand-new UX model , an entry-level compact SUV targeted at young drivers. In the words of Chika Kako, executive vice president of Lexus International and chief engineer responsible for the UX, “the Lexus UX is designed for the modern urban explorer …

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This Fall’s Most Anticipated Auto Shows

Auto Shows are not just a great opportunity for the media to report on new products, but also for consumers shopping for their next vehicle. The last few days have seen the summer heat give way to autumn-like conditions—and for car lovers, that’s a sure sign that the show season …

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This Fall’s Most Anticipated Auto Shows

This Fall’s Most Anticipated Auto Shows…

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Most Anticipated Models Expected by the End of 2018

Every year, automakers launch new models and update existing ones. Whether you're a car lover or just a consumer looking for a change, new and updated vehicles are pretty exciting stuff. Here are 10 of the most anticipated models expected before the end of 2018. 2019 BMW Z4 At the …

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What are the differences between the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

Pickups are waging a fierce and merciless battle. For many years now, they have been among the bestselling vehicles in North America. In such a competitive market, the debate about the best pickup on the market is heated. With the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 set …

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What Should I Buy My Mother for Her Car?

What Should I Buy My Mother for Her Car?

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What You Need to Know About the New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Some cars stand the test of time, becoming their manufacturers’ iconic models. Examples include the Corolla at Toyota, the 911 at Porsche and, let’s not forget the Jetta for Volkswagen. Since its launch in 1978, some 600,000 Jettas have been sold in Canada. Seven generations later, let’s take a closer …

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5 Tips for Prepping Your Vehicle for Summer

Believe it or not, summer is right around the corner, and that means driving with the windows down, sunshine, shades and road trips. But before all that, you have to prepare your car. Here are five simple tricks to do just that. 1. A good vacuuming! Prepping a car for …

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Top 5 Unveilings at the Edmonton Motorshow

For 42 years running, the Edmonton Auto Show has presented a wide array of vehicles. From exotic cars to concepts, this year you'll be able to see more than 750 cars all under one roof. Here are five must-see models on display this year. 1. Cadillac Escala Concept Visitors should …

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The 2018 Mazda6: Five Key Points

Mid-size sedans have been in full panic mode for several years now. With SUV sales skyrocketing, the popularity of these cars has plummeted. So, to remain competitive, manufacturers are having to reinvent themselves and diversify their engine selection. With the arrival of the new Mazda6, the Japanese manufacturer’s mid-size sedan, …

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The Mercedes-Benz A-Class Is Coming to Canada. Finally!

Every continent has certain cars that are uniquely theirs.For example, while the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been in Europe since the late 1990s, the smallest car in the brand’s lineup on this side of the pond is the B-Class. Now, after more than 20 years of existence and four generations, the …

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Five Things to Know About the New 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Certain models stand the test of time, without even having to change their look. The G-Class from Mercedes-Benz is such a vehicle. Its design has barely changed since it launched in 1979, but this year, Mercedes-Benz is showing its creative side and launching a new version of its legendary all-terrain …

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2018 Ford EcoSport Has Arrived; Here’s What You Need to Know

The all-new 2018 Ford EcoSport can now be found in showrooms across the country. But what exactly sets this latest and smallest Ford SUV apart from its five brothers? Let’s take a look. Global vehicle Ford is first and foremost a truck and SUV company, so why did it feel …

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Preventing Heat Stroke in Your Car

There’s nothing better than warm weather, sunshine and blue skies in summer. But we often forget the risks associated with hot, sunny days. The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has reported that when the outdoor temperature rises to just 20°C, it can get hot enough in your car to kill …

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Car-Loving Dads

Having trouble finding a great gift on Mother’s Day? Well, pleasing dad on Father’s Day can be just as challenging! The more modest and traditional types will probably tell you that a good dinner is just fine, but most of us want to offer a little something on top of …

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2018 Canadian Grand Prix and the Cars We’d Like to See

When summer comes around, car enthusiasts can’t wait to take their precious ride out of hibernation—whether stored in the garage or under a cover. Actually, most of these cars start to appear in May. Others are rarer specimens that wait until the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal to show their …

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Top 10 Perfect Cars for Prom Night

Top 10 Perfect Cars for Prom Night…

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Celebrating Quebec Talent!

Quebec is fertile ground for creative undertakings. In fact, Canada’s French-speaking province is chock-full of talented mechanics. The proof is in the Campagna Motors T-Rex, as well as the LP400, Tomahawk and many others! To mark Quebec’s National Holiday, let’s take a look at some of the province’s most celebrated …

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