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What to Look for When Replacing a Car Battery

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Man boosting a dead vehicle battery in the winter.

When motorists call for help, one of the most common problem is a dead battery. This problem can strike year round, but it’s especially common during Canadian winters when extreme temperatures take their toll on car batteries. If you don’t want to be one of those people stuck waiting for...

The Ultimate Guide to Winter Car Care

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Ways to prepare your car for winter.

In a city like Edmonton that’s famous for its winters, winterizing your car isn’t just an optional procedure; it’s a must if you want to ensure a long and healthy life for your vehicle. And although there are some costs associated with preparing your car for winter driving, this small...

7 Smart Driving Tips to Keep You Safe This Winter

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As Canadians, we all tend to think that we have winter driving down. But just because you drive in icy and snowy conditions all the time, that doesn’t mean you can throw caution to the wind. In fact, overconfidence is one of the major causes of accidents in poor weather...

4 Reasons Why You Need Good Winter Tires

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Proper winter tires will help with traction on snow and ice.

As winter approaches, you may be wondering about some of the differences between winter, all-weather, and all-season tires. All-season tires, contrary to what their name indicates, are really only designed to be driven in spring, summer and fall conditions. All-weather tires, on the other hand, are designed to handle some...

10 Keys to a Successful Fleet Maintenance Program

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Saving on vehicle maintenance costs is no easy task, especially when it comes to fleet vehicles. According to the Canadian Automobile Association’s (CAA) most recent report, it costs Canadians an average of 3.27 cents per kilometer to maintain a new compact car. Add fuel and tires to the equation and...

Comparing Synthetic Oils: Which Oil Is Right for You?

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Choosing the best synthetic oil to pour into your vehicle

When it comes to motor oil, there’s no shortage of choices–not only between synthetic and conventional oils, but also between different types of oils within those two categories. Because those choices can often be overwhelming, we’ve broken down the options for you in this synthetic oil comparison chart. Before getting...

The Ultimate Road Trip Checklist

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There’s nothing like the open road to let you really enjoy the freedom of summer. Along with freedom, though, comes responsibility, especially if you want your road trip to be enjoyable and stress free. When it comes to road trips, packing the right materials can mean the difference between a grand...