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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 Attach Any Other Keys to Your Ignition Key

It's hard to believe something as small as keys could have such a big impact on your vehicle.

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How to Maintain Car Tires: 3 Things You Can Do to Extend the Life of Your Tires

One of the most critical maintenance chores for cars is checking the tires regularly. You'll save money and extend the...


How to Escape From a Car That’s Sinking Underwater

You've just driven your car into a river or over the side of a bridge into a lake. What can...


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10 Driving Tips to Stay Safe in Wet Weather

No need to fear heavy rain and fog with these safe driving tips under your belt.


10 Iconic Movie Cars—And How Much They Cost in Real Life

From 007's legendary luxury car to Herbie the Love Bug, here are 10 iconic movie cars—and how much they're worth...

Why You Should Never Follow a Friend When You’re Driving

Surprise: Following a friend while driving could be just as bad—or worse—as texting while driving.


How One City Is Using Optical Illusions to Prevent Traffic Accidents

Thanks to some skilfully painted fake speed bumps, speeding has decreased in this European metropolis.


How to Fix a Car Blower Motor

Restore multiple speeds to your auto heater/air conditioner blower by replacing a resistor module. It's a simple, quick change-out.


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15 Things You Should Never Do To Your Car

If your goal is to keep your car in great shape, don't even consider doing any of these things.


How to Jump Start a Car Safely

Ever found yourself stranded with a weak or dead car battery? Learn how to jump start your car safely with...

Can You Put Racing Oil in Your Daily Driver?

Racing oil is a special blend of oil designed for the rigours of high speeds—not for daily driving. Here's why...


What to Do When Your Car Won’t Start

If you turn the key in the ignition and the car won't start, don't give up. Try these troubleshooting tricks...


Is a High Mileage Oil Filter Worth It?

High mileage oil filters and motor oil, which fight corrosion and other problems caused by combustion gases, can be especially...


This is the Dirtiest Place in Your Car

According to new research, parts of your car can be dirtier than a toilet seat. Can you guess which is...


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Why Are My Windshield Wipers Squeaky?

When your windshield wipers squeak, you need to determine the source of the noise. Here are four of the most...


After 40 Years, This Man Was Reunited With His Beloved 1968 Camaro

When Allan Gold sold his 1968 Rally Sport Z28 Camaro, he never imagined it would become an iconic collectors’ item....


Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone in Rental Cars

Protect yourself—and your information. Think twice about plugging your phone into a rental car.


My Life on Two Wheels

A motorcycle enthusiast shares his passion for restorations and the open road.

A Wagonload of Fun!

Dad's 1960 Ford station wagon and camper paved the way to many great memories.


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How to Fix Rust On Your Car

If you ignore rust spots on your car, they'll spread and turn your sheet metal into Swiss cheese in no...


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Inside the B.C. Vintage Truck Museum

This hidden gem in Cloverdale, B.C. celebrates the bond between Canucks and their trucks.


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15 Crazy Things Car Mechanics Have Seen on the Job

Most car mechanics have a tale or two to tell. Here are some of the craziest things car mechanics have...


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11 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Glove Compartment

While drivers need to keep important documents in their vehicles, keeping them in your glove compartment can also make you...


The Best Day Trips From Vancouver

Want to make the most of your next trip to Vancouver? Fill up the tank and get ready to hit...