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Why winter tires should be on every car

If you made a list of words that pop into your head when you think of Canada, winter might just come ahead of politeness, beavers and hockey. But in some of the places with the lousiest winters, there are still Canadians who don’t drive with winter tires. In a recent survey by […]

November 1, 2018 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

Which winter tires are right for your ride?

Which winter tires are right for your ride?

It’s never too early to talk about winter tires in Canada. While most of September is still technically summer, some parts of Canada have already experienced snow — and more is on the way in the coming months. One particular category of winter tires gaining popularity, with more manufaturers offering […]

September 20, 2018 ×

News, Product News

Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

There are several areas of your vehicle that deserve special attention as we head deeper into summer and the heat that entails. Glass Here’s a new term for you — off-gassing. That “new car smell” may in fact be the result of the release of gases contained in the plasticizers […]

August 1, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Summer road trip travel and safety tips

Before you hit the road this summer, it’s important that you get your car checked because you don’t want to run into any problems during your travels. Dave Armstrong is the Senior Manager at AAA Washington. He said you should check your tire pressure when the tires are cold in […]

July 19, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

5 Signs That you Might Need to Replace your Tires – WHEELS.ca

With our busy lives and demanding schedules, who really has the time to thoroughly check the tires on their vehicle to see if they need replacing? Of course, if you have a mechanic check your vehicle periodically, they will most likely tell you if the tires need to be changed. […]

July 17, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

Top 15 Best Portable Tire Inflators and Air Compressors – AutoGuide

Top 15 Best Portable Tire Inflators and Air Compressors – AutoGuide

With some modern vehicles coming equipped with run flat tires and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), a common misconception is that a portable tire inflator or air compressor is no longer a necessity. But that’s not the case because tires can lose air over time even if you don’t have […]

July 11, 2018 ×

News

Learn how to detail a car so you don’t end up with a dumpster on wheels

Learn how to detail a car so you don’t end up with a dumpster on wheels

When you were a kid, washing the family car required soap, a sponge, and some water. It was approximate at best, a way to kill time on a warm summer evening while earning allowance money. As an adult, you undoubtedly realized keeping a car squeaky-clean demands considerably more effort than […]

June 25, 2018 ×

Automotive, News, Product News

What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

What happens when a run-flat tire goes flat

Many new cars these days roll on run-flat tires. These unique tires have a reinforced sidewall that can support the weight of the vehicle even after a total loss of air pressure. This gives you the ability to get to a tire shop or dealership to replace your rubber should […]

June 20, 2018 ×

News

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road | Komo

4 tire mistakes that can burn tread, waste gas and reduce safety on the road by Connie Thompson KOMO photo A A Most of us who drive, probalbly consider ourselves to be safe drivers. But our tires might say otherwise. When I reported on AAA’s new tread wear tests last […]

June 20, 2018 ×

Automotive, News

How It Works: Turbocharging – WomanOnWheels.ca

How It Works: Turbocharging – WomanOnWheels.ca

Turbocharging used to be reserved primarily for speedy sports cars, but as fuel efficiency standards tighten, many automakers are using small turbo engines in everyday cars to improve mileage. Find out what turbos are all about in my “How It Works” column at the National Post. Read the source article […]

June 14, 2018 ×