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12 Myths You Need to Stop Believing About Your Car

Don’t let mechanics trick you! These common car myths could actually be ruining your ride.


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How to Get Rid of an Old Car: 7 Smart Strategies for Offloading a Clunker

Considering the scrapyard? Here are seven smarter ways to offload a set of wheels that have seen better days.


Why You Need to Stop Using Your Phone When Pumping Gas

No, it's not because you could blow up.


How Do Gas Pumps “Know” When Your Car’s Tank Is Full?

Gas pumps have been around long before "smart" technology—so how are they able to seemingly detect when your tank is...


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10 Overlooked Services That Can Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

Ignoring your car’s maintenance schedule increases the risk of mechanical failure, which will cost you time and money. Keep these...


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5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car Battery

Most car batteries will last three to five years, but multiple factors can reduce their lifespan. Here are five ways...


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The Best Way to Find The Cheapest Gas In Your Area

Tired of overpaying at the gas pump? Well, that's about to change. Learn how to find cheap gas near you.


Proven Ways to Stop Texting and Driving Once and For All

Despite knowing the dangers of texting and driving, many people still do it. Take these steps to keep your hands...

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9 Bad Gas Pump Habits That Cost You Hundreds Each Year

These gas pump habits may seem harmless, but they're likely costing you money every time you fill up.


A Beloved Rust Bucket: Memories of My 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

Over my years, I’ve owned various cars, and each one has been my favourite, until it wasn’t. I have severe...


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Are You a Classic Car Expert? Guess These Vintage Cars

These vintage beauties will turn heads on any road.


What It Could Mean When Your Brake Light Comes On

Notice your brake light on? This is the first thing you need to check.


Does Driving Without the Air Conditioner On Actually Save Gas?

Sure, you can sweat it out without turning on a vehicle's air conditioning. But is it worth the sacrifice?


This Is the Dirtiest Thing at a Gas Station—And It’s Not in the Bathroom

You may be touching this germ-ridden object way more than you think.


All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive: What’s the Difference?

When buying a car, all of the different engine types, makes, models and built-in features can get confusing. Four-wheel drive...


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20+ Secrets Your Auto Mechanic Won’t Tell You

Before you spend more money on car repairs, get the inside scoop from real auto mechanics on which expensive, unnecessary...

A Truckload of Memories: The Story of Our 1950 Dodge Ram Truck

Bought new more than 70 years ago, this 1950 Dodge Ram is still trucking for the family that purchased it—with...


Why You Should Never Keep Your Phone in the Glove Compartment

It may seem like a good idea, but it also has damaging consequences.


Why You Should Always Keep a Carpet Remnant in Your Trunk

Hint: it'll help you out in a (literal) jam in the snow and ice.


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Tips For Buying a New Car You Can Actually Afford

There are more than monthly car payments to consider when calculating the cost of a new car. Here’s some invaluable...


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How to Improve Brake Performance and Extend Wear

The secret is to use a new high-temperature grease.

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13 Car Hacks That Will Make Driving So Much Better

Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or just want to make your daily commute less of a chore,...


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13 Weird Car Features You Probably Didn’t Realize You Had

You might be missing out on safety lights, extra storage and more.


Winter Driving Safety Tips Every Canadian Should Know

Don't let the winter weather catch you—and your ride—by surprise. To make sure you're prepared, check out these winter driving...


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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...


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13 Car Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

From the dreaded "check engine" light to dangerously low tire pressure, here are the automotive issues you should deal with...


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How to Change a Fuel Filter in 4 Easy Steps

Dirt is the number one enemy of your engine's fuel system. A clean fuel filter is one of the best ways...