Autos: Ownership

Foggy Windows, and How to Stop Them Fast

Thursday  19:26,   19 october 2017
autoTRADER.ca

You know when you finish your morning shower, and you go to check your fine self out in the mirror, and you can’t see diddly-squat because of the fog? Or, when you can see your breath in the morning, so you know the day will be cold and miserable,[...]

Winter Tire Myths and FAQs

Thursday  19:25,   19 october 2017
autoTRADER.ca

Winter tires. We’re not here to say you should use them, because you already know that. Instead, we’re going to throw you some facts and dispel some myths about these round-and-black purveyors of cold-weather rubber goodness. So what’s a winter tire [...]

Six Steps To Ensure That Your Car Doesn't Smell

Wednesday  17:41,   18 october 2017
Road & Track

Your old car stinks? Like, literally? Here's how to make it smell fresh.Video: Will Olive Oil Really Clean Your Dashboard? (provided by[...]

Sick of your car? Maybe it’s making you sick

Wednesday  17:16,   18 october 2017
Driving.ca

Think your car is making you sick? Here are a couple of pointers to considerVideo: Don't bother following these car maintenance myths Click to expand Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function[...]

The Touchscreen Needs to Go

Tuesday  18:58,   17 october 2017
Automobile

I’m officially done with touchscreens in cars. I’ve had enough and it’s time to call for a cease and desist. They’re fine on smartphones or tablets, but not for an infotainment system sitting inside a two-ton vehicle that travels down the highway at [...]

Fall Is the Best Time to Buy Tires for Winter

Tuesday  18:56,   17 october 2017
Consumer Reports

No matter where you live, fall is a good time to check your tires, especially if you'll soon be facing rain, snow, and ice. If your tires are worn, consider replacing them with new ones before fo ul weather strikes. You want to be ready for[...]

GM's self-driving cars involved in six accidents in September

Thursday  15:50,   05 october 2017
Reuters

General Motors Co's self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, told California regulators its vehicles were involved in six crashes in the state in September, but said none of automated vehicles were responsible. Video: Self-driving car begins[...]

How Windshield Wipers Work

Wednesday  17:37,   04 october 2017
Road & Track

Hey, who knows, maybe this is something you've wondered.Video: Don't bother following these car maintenance myths (provided by Consumer[...]

3 Ways to Remove Bugs and Bumper Stickers on Cars

Wednesday  17:37,   04 october 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

<p>When those bugs smash into your car at 100 km per hour, they really stick.</p>If those tattered old bumper stickers on your car make you feel more nauseated than nostalgic, it’s time to break out the vinegar. Saturate the top and sides of[...]

Don't Be A Canadian When Changing Lanes; Learn To Zipper Merge

Thursday  18:17,   21 september 2017
MSN

Never heard of "zipper merging?" We'll tell you how to do it, and explain why it's the best way to merge.Video: Don't bother following these car maintenance myths (provided by Consumer[...]

Does your car really need a transmission dipstick?

Wednesday  17:38,   20 september 2017
Driving.ca

Cost-cutting isn't new, but it's claimed a few key features over the years – including transmission dipsticksVideo: Don't Bother Following These Car Maintenance Myths (provided by Consumer Reports) Click to expand Your browser[...]

School's in! Tips for both drivers and school-kids

Saturday  20:20,   16 september 2017
Autofile

A few tips to both drivers and kids to help keep them safe this school yearSafety advocates remind drivers to pay close attention to their surroundings and adjust their driving accordingly – especially when driving through areas where children are[...]

Your Corner Wrench: Seat covers and airbags do not mix

Thursday  17:50,   14 september 2017
Driving.ca

Want to keep your seats fresh with aftermarket covers? Think twice – especially if you have side airbagsVideo: The future of urban travel, according to Mercedes-Benz (provided by[...]

5 Things to Know About Oil Changes for Your Car

Wednesday  17:26,   13 september 2017
Consumer Reports

If you're confused about motor oil—the right time to change it, how often to change it, what's the best oil for your car—Consumer Reports’ chief mechanic, John Ibbotson, can set you straight. 1. If you're confused about motor oil—the right[...]

Unlocking Your Car Door Using A Tennis Ball | Car Hacks

Tuesday  18:01,   12 september 2017
Autoblog

In this episode of Car Hacks, Amr discovers whether or not he can open a car door with a tennis ball.Life hacks are all the rage these days. Unfortunately, most of the tricks found across the web aren't actually very helpful. While using dental[...]