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I Missed Out on My Dream Car as a Teenager—But Found It Parked in My Driveway 25 Years Later!

What are the odds of me being reunited with the very car I'd coveted a quarter-century ago?

Great Canadian Road Trips You Need to Take at Least Once

These unforgettable routes offer breathtaking scenery, iconic landmarks and thrilling stops along the way.


How Much Do Car Dealers *Really* Make on the Sale of a New Car?

Find out how to obtain a vehicle cost report, which will reveal the dealer's cut on a new car sale.


The One Thing You Need to Know Before Charging a Dead Battery

There are several ways to recharge a battery. Choosing the right method depends entirely on this factor.


This is the Best Time to Buy a New Car

Industry insiders reveal a strategy that could save you thousands of dollars.

The Truth About Rust Proofing

With multiple rust proofing methods on the market, it can be a challenge to decide which one is best for...


Why Does My Battery Keep Losing Its Charge?

If your car battery keeps losing its charge, don't ignore it. Here's why it happens and what you should do...

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How Long Should a Car Battery Last?

When it comes to predicting how long car batteries last, several factors come into play.


How to Jump Start a Car Safely

Ever found yourself stranded with a weak or dead car battery? Learn how to jump start your car safely with...


This is the Dirtiest Place in Your Car

According to new research, parts of your car can be dirtier than a toilet seat. Can you guess which is...


After 40 Years, This Man Was Reunited With His Beloved 1968 Camaro

When Allan Gold sold his 1968 Rally Sport Z28 Camaro, he never imagined it would become an iconic collectors’ item....

Is a High Mileage Oil Filter Worth It?

High mileage oil filters and motor oil, which fight corrosion and other problems caused by combustion gases, can be especially...


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11 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Glove Compartment

While drivers need to keep important documents in their vehicles, keeping them in your glove compartment can also make you...


These Types of People Are Most Likely to Be Distracted Drivers

Tempted to send a text while you're hauling down the highway? Psychiatrists have a pretty good idea what your personality...


What to Do When Your Car Won’t Start

If you turn the key in the ignition and the car won't start, don't give up. Try these troubleshooting tricks...


A Wagonload of Fun!

Dad's 1960 Ford station wagon and camper paved the way to many great memories.

Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone in Rental Cars

Protect yourself—and your information. Think twice about plugging your phone into a rental car.


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Why Are My Windshield Wipers Squeaky?

When your windshield wipers squeak, you need to determine the source of the noise. Here are four of the most...


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How to Fix Paint Chips on a Car in 4 Easy Steps

If you ignore chips and dings in your car's paint, they'll turn into a much bigger problem: Rust. Here's how...


A Supreme Supra Mark III

A precursor to today's electronically controlled vehicles, this treasured ride, bought new in 1987, is still rarin' to go!


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8 Car Anti-Theft Devices to Protect Your Ride

According to reports, 87,000 vehicles were stolen across Canada in 2019 alone. Keep your car safe—and maintain your peace of...


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You Won’t Believe How Much These Celebrity-Owned Cars Fetched at Auction

When the world’s rich and famous decide to sell their cars, the simple fact that the vehicle was owned by...


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15 Crazy Things Car Mechanics Have Seen on the Job

Most mechanics have a tale or two to tell.


This is the Best Polish For Your Dashboard—and It’s in Your Pantry!

A budget-friendly way to make your dashboard shine—without chemicals.


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How to Replace a Broken Side View Mirror

Buy a precut mirror and fix the broken side view mirror on your car. The fix costs less than $20...


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How to Test a Car Battery

Car batteries eventually stop working and it's important to diagnose the problem correctly. Learn how to simply and safely test...


10 Great Day Trips From Calgary

Want to make the most of your next trip to Calgary? Fill up the tank and get ready to hit...


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The Truth About New Car Incentives

While rebates and incentives are a good way to lower the drive-away price on your new vehicle, it's tricky deciding...


Here’s How the Colour of Your Car Affects Your Chances of Getting Into an Accident

Next time you're in the market for a car, you may want to keep this colour in mind.