9 Times You Should Be Using Your Emergency Brake—and 3 Times You Shouldn’t
It was one of the first things you learned in driver's ed, so of course you know when to use your emergency brake… or do you?
Protect Your Vehicle from Freezing Over with This Trick
Proper lube can prevent binding and freezing and save you the cost of a busted regulator. You can lube your...
The Best Car Maintenance Schedule to Follow for Good Car Health
Maintenance is key to long car life and good performance. Keep your car in excellent shape by knowing what needs...
Getting a Vintage Alberta Forestry Truck On the Road Again
For this firefighting family man with a love of cars, restoring the ’68 Fargo forestry truck was a must.
Our Travels: The Ultimate Family Road Trip
One family drove 6,285 kilometres through four provinces, spent 23 nights camping in a tent and teepee, visited ten provincial...
8 Things to Do If Your Car Breaks Down in Winter
When a winter storm hits and you're on the road, there might be no time to think about survival. Remember...
13 Winter Driving Mistakes That Could Put You in Danger
Safe winter driving is as much about being cautious as it is about avoiding dangerous mistakes. We asked winter driving...
How to Check Your Windshield Wiper Fluid
Checking your windshield wiper fluid is not like checking your oil—it doesn’t have a dipstick. You simply fill it up...
The 15 Craziest Cars Ever Built
From a car that's faster than the speed of sound to one that's shaped like a cat, you have to...
My First Car: Remembering My 1985 Honda Prelude
You’re always nostalgic about your first car—even if it wasn't the one you wanted.
This Is How Long You Can Drive on a Spare Tire
There are two types of spare tires, and you should absolutely know which type you have.
What Is Ideal Tire Pressure in Cold Weather?
Lower temperatures mean lower tire pressure, so be prepared to inflate your tires more often during the cold weather months.
This Trick Will Get You a Better Price on Your Trade-In
If you want to get the best value for your trade-in when you buy a new car, you need to...
Why Is My Car Making a Clicking Noise When Starting?
The clue is in the clicking! Find out the likeliest cause based on the type of "click" you're hearing.
How to Defrost Your Windshield in Less Than One Minute
Beat the winter frost with this simple solution.
What Oil Does My Car Need in Winter?
Colder temperatures can change how well motor oil keeps your engine running. You may need to change the oil to...
A Truckload of Memories: The 1935 Maple Leaf
To some, that 1935 Maple Leaf was a decrepit old relic. To Ken Skjonsby, it was an old friend.
This is the Safest (and Fastest!) Way to Remove Snow from Your Car
We know, it's cold. Here's how to do the job quickly.
Smart DIY Storage Ideas to Make Your Garage Work Harder
Is your garage getting so cluttered there's barely enough room to park your car? These DIY garage storage ideas will...
Testing Coolant with a Multimeter: Step-by-Step Instructions
A simple diagnostic test of the radiator coolant for conductivity will show if you've got corrosion in your water pump,...
Northwest Deuce Days: The Best Canadian Car Show You’ve Never Heard Of
For three days every three years, car enthusiasts from across Canada set up shop at Victoria's Inner Harbour to celebrate...
12 Ways to Get Better Gas Mileage—and Pay Less at the Pumps
These savvy gas-saving strategies can improve your fuel economy and slash your car's operating costs.
Why You Shouldn’t Use Cheap Auto Parts
Take our auto expert's advice and avoid cheap economy auto parts. They typically wear out much faster than professional grade...