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My First Car: Remembering the 1956 Morris Oxford

Like many first cars, this 1956 Morris Oxford had its fair share of quirks—and then some!


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20+ Things You Must Do to Get Your Car Ready for Winter

This handy checklist will help you avoid no-starts, frozen doors and other seasonal maintenance issues that could leave you stranded.


This Is What Happens to All of the Cars That Never Get Sold

Wouldn’t it be nice if dealerships just gave away the unsold cars for free?


Here’s How Often You Should Really Change Your Oil

No, changing your oil is not the same thing as adding oil.


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Always Do This Before Buying a Used Car

Considering buying a used car? Follow this four-step inspection program to determine the vehicle's reliability, condition and value.


New Life For an Old Car: Restoring a 1967 Mustang Coupe

Candy-apple red with power and style to spare, this 1967 Mustang coupe was a pure joy.


What Makes a Car Backfire?

Backfiring is an auditory clue that some part in your vehicle isn't functioning properly and could be nearing the end...


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Driving the Highwood Pass—The Highest Paved Road in Canada

The Highwood Pass rewards the adventurous with one of the most varied and picturesque drives in Canada.

This is When to Change to Winter Tires, According to Experts

Although most Canadians do indeed change to winter tires, a new study suggests we're doing it at the wrong time...


Remembering the Classics: My First Car

You're always nostalgic about your first car—even if it was a 1938 sedan with a dead battery.


Remembering the Classics: Our 1930 Cadillac V8 Club Sedan

More than just an ambitious restoration, this 1930 Cadillac V8 club sedan carries precious memories for a young classic car...


Car Gazing: Restoring Our 1967 Camaro Convertible

There’s much joy to be had in reflecting on a car that’s been such a big part of your life....


6 Things to Look For When Checking Oil

Want to check oil like a real mechanic? Here are six things the pros know to look for after pulling...


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8 Things to Keep in Your Car in Case of Roadside Trouble

Are you prepared for a roadside emergency? Consult our checklist of items that will come in handy the next time...


How to Prevent Licence Plate Theft

Prevent licence plate theft by using screws that require a special security wrench to remove. They're inexpensive and take only...


How to Change a Flat Tire, Step By Step

Got a flat? You could call for roadside assistance, or you could change a tire yourself with the help of...

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The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Think twice before adding these treacherous routes to your road trip itinerary!


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5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Car Insurance Premium

Looking for ways to lower your car insurance premium? Here are five tips on how to save big without sacrificing...


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Top 10 Cleaning Tips for the Inside of Your Car

If you drive a lot for work or have kids and pets, you know how hard it can be to...


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Is Your Car Ready for a Road Trip?

Hitting the road for a well-earned escape? Consult these road trip rules to ensure your ride is in prime condition...


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How to Store a Classic Car For Winter

When you store your classic car in the garage for the winter, a few simple steps and some proactive care...

Police Pulled Over This Car For Driving Too Slowly—and Found No One Inside!

From joyriding picnic tables to ghost passengers, these funny driving stories go off the beaten track.


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5 Car Security Tips to Protect Your Ride

Protect your car from theft and vandalism with these car security tips.


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13 Car Dealer Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Get a leg up on fast-talking wheeler-dealers, so you can leave the new car lot with the ride of your...


Remembering the Classics: The Citroen DS19

With its futuristic design and nifty high-tech features, the 1955 Citroen DS19 was ahead of its time.


Why Do My Brakes Keep Grinding?

If you hear your brakes grinding, something is wrong. Here are four likely causes for the noise and what you...


What Canada’s Electric Car Targets Will Mean For Canadians—and the Environment

By 2025, Canada's government wants one out of every 10 new car sales to be an electric vehicle (EV). We...