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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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This Is the Most Stolen Car Model in Canada

Plus, more fast-moving facts about driving.

Beware These 9 Symptoms of Bad Wheel Bearings

Wheel bearings are crucial for safe driving. Would you recognize the signs if one of your wheel bearings is failing?

Cruisin’ Down Memory Lane

Looking back on good times—and an impressive collection of classic cars.

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Car Sounds You Should Never Ignore

Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? Auto repair shop owner and licensed auto service technician...

Resurrecting the Fossmobile

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

This Car Colour Has the Highest Crash Risk

Researchers in several studies have found that cars in this colour have a much higher accident rate. Coincidence?

What Those Numbers on Your Tires Really Mean

The sidewall of every tire is imprinted with a lot of information—if you know how to crack the code.

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Why You Should Never Ignore Your Car’s Check Engine Light

It could cost you big bucks in the long run.

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.

This Man Stopped at Nothing to Track Down His Very First Car

Following the trail of his cherished ’65 Mustang coupe became an epic quest.

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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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The Truth About New Car Incentives

While rebates and incentives are a good way to lower the drive-away price on your new vehicle, it's tricky deciding...

Why the British Drive on the Left Side of the Road (And We Don’t)

The British custom of driving on the left isn’t a sign of eccentricity—there’s actually a very sensible reason for it.

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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 out...

A Passion For Restoring Antique Farm Equipment

A sister artfully captures the impressive results of her brother’s lifelong hobby.

My Dad Gave Me His Old Ford With 320,000 Km on the Clock—And Wished Me Luck

That rickety old '63 Galaxie suffered everything from minor mishaps to major malfunctions—but they were all memories in the making.

What is a Car Diagnostic Scanner—And Do You Need One?

If your check engine light is on, you may save time and money by identifying the problem yourself with a...

The Scary Truth Behind That New Car Smell

A lot of people love that new car smell, but they don’t realize how harmful it can be for their...

How to Clean Car Seats Like the Pros

Follow these step-by-step instructions for an interior that looks as though it's been professionally detailed.

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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...

Why Does My Steering Wheel Shake?

Modern vehicles are designed to drive smoothly, even on not-so-perfect road surfaces. Although some vibrations when driving can be normal,...

Here’s Why Car Windows Have Those Little Black Dots

No, they're not just for decoration.

Check Out This Alberta Farmer’s Collection of Classic Tractors

Dating back 75 years, these vintage workhorses just keep chugging along.

Why Don’t All Cars Have Gas Tanks on the Same Side?

The position of a car's fuel door (if you can actually remember where it is) remains one of the greatest...

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10 Vintage Trucks That Never Went Out of Style

These classic trucks are still seen on the road today—and their old age and storied pasts make them all the...