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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...


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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...


10 Great Day Trips From Calgary

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


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Incredible True Stories of Classic Cars Found Abandoned in Barns

It sounds like something out of a movie: a long-neglected barn, dust dancing in the single beam of sunlight that...


This is the Best Polish For Your Dashboard—and It’s in Your Pantry!

A budget-friendly way to make your dashboard shine—without chemicals.

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The RV Trip Planner: 5 Tips For the Best RV Road Trip Ever

Jumping on the RV bandwagon this summer? With expert advice on everything from packing to driving, our RV trip planner...


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10 Iconic Celebrity-Owned Cars—and the Unbelievable Prices They Fetched at Auctions!

When the world’s rich and famous decide to sell their cars, the simple fact that the vehicle was owned by...


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8 Car Anti-Theft Devices to Protect Your Ride

According to reports, 87,000 vehicles were stolen across Canada in 2019 alone. Keep your car safe—and maintain your peace of...


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How to Replace a Broken Side View Mirror

Buy a precut mirror and fix the broken side view mirror on your car. The fix costs less than $20...


These Are the Types of People That Are Most Likely to Be Distracted Drivers

Tempted to send a text while you're hauling down the highway? Psychiatrists have a pretty good idea what your personality...

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10 Surprising Things Your Car Says About Your Personality

Is your ride giving subtle clues about its driver? From your choice of paint job to bumper stickers, find what...


This Is Why You Should Never Leave a Water Bottle in a Hot Car

It has nothing to do with drinking icky warm water...


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Here’s What a Clay Bar Does—and Why You Need One in Your Car Care Arsenal

Why would you want to take clay—yes, the same stuff that’s dug up out of the ground—and rub it against...


Here’s How the Colour of Your Car Affects Your Chances of Getting Into an Accident

Next time you're in the market for a car, you may want to keep this colour in mind.


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20 Quirky Roadside Attractions Across Canada

They may not be destinations in and of themselves, but these quirky roadside attractions certainly make the journey across Canada...



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5 DIY Car Repair and Maintenance Tasks To Keep Your Car Running Well

No one likes paying for car repairs and maintenance. Save money by doing these simple maintenance tasks and repairs yourself.


Resurrecting the Fossmobile

In honour of the imaginative, resourceful bicycle mechanic who conceived, designed and built Canada's first successful gas-powered automobile.

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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...