Owning a car
Tips to lengthen your car's lifespan without overspending
Whether you're saving up for something special or trying to be more wary of daily costs, living on a budget can be difficult. Owning a vehicle can make matters
How fuel-efficient is your car?
When it comes to saving money on your car, the number one thing to look at is fuel economy. The more you drive, the more important it is for your vehicle to use
How does your car's electrical system work?
Cars have been so integral to our lives that we tend to take for granted how they work. We know a car needs gas, but we barely spend any time learning about the
What do my car’s safety features actually do?
With every passing year, safety systems in vehicles continue to become increasingly complex.
How to effectively clean your car’s interior
Whether you visit a car wash or do it yourself, cleaning the exterior of your vehicle isn't too difficult. Interiors, on the other hand, can be a little bit tri
The 10 winter driving essentials that must be in your car kit
Although winter climates in Canada vary greatly depending on where you live, every driver must prepare for the worst. Your own winter emergency car kit should b
What are parking sensors and how do they work?
Explaining parking sensors: What to expect One of the most valued innovations to enter the automotive world in recent years are parking sensors. Thanks to our i
Does your car need an oil change? Everything you need to know
The job of the engine oil Your car’s oil pulls double duty. Not only does it act as a lubricant for the mechanical parts of the car, but it also protects the en
Car battery issues? A guide to your car's electrical system
Getting into a car and starting off on a drive has remained pretty much the same over the decades. But these days, everything—the ignition, the air conditioning
How do anti-lock braking systems (ABS) work?
The anti-lock braking system (ABS) sits up there with seatbelts and airbags in terms of its widespread adoption in the automotive world. It's one of the most co
Five things you should do to keep your car in top shape
There are numerous benefits to regular car care. Not only does it make our cars more enjoyable to drive and sit in, but it can increase their resale value when
5 car wash tips to make your car really shine
We’re happy to tell you it isn’t magic. The important first step to keeping that new-car look is to wash your car regularly. Doing this prevents dirt from build
How to clean and maintain your car’s air conditioning
It's not a stretch to say that clean air is important for your health. That applies just as much when you're driving your car as it does any other time, and a c
Getting your car ready for spring
As the weather shifts from winter's snow and chilly temperatures into a warmer season, it's time to go over your vehicle and do an auto check-up to get your car
The must-have accessories for your car
Every year I test between 70 and 90 new cars, and I’m forever amazed by the great many accessories I find in them. I’m always happy to see some of those gadgets
Why does my car depreciate, and why does it matter?
Depreciation is the difference between the purchase price of your new car and its actual value at the time of resale. It’s unavoidable and must be well understo
Tips for going on a road trip and long distance drives
Hitting the open road can feel exhilarating and freeing, but before you head out on your road trip, it's always best to make a checklist to make sure you don't
Race car driver Samantha Tan's tips to maintain your car and make it look good
So, you’ve bought your car – now what? Learning how to maintain your car throughout the year can be tough, especially for first time or young car owners who hav