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Features and Tips5 Tips for Driving on the German Autobahn
German highways, or the famous autobahns, are what dream are made of for the car enthusiast. While almost all countries have speed limits on their roads and highways, Germany is an exception. In fact, many German highways have no speed limits. The Highway Code recommends a speed limit of 130 …
Features and TipsHow to Get Rid of Your Old Tires?
Did you change your car’s tires recently? Kudos of you did, because they’re essential for your safety on the road. Now, what should you do with your old tires? Of course, if you think they are not too worn and can be used for one more season, you can try …
Features and TipsThe Best SUVs in Canada for 2023: Here Are Our Picks
SUVs are all over the marketplace, which is great news if you like selection. But which ones are the best? More appropriately: which one is right for you? The answer depends on a bunch of factors, of course—how many people and how much cargo you need to haul, how frequently …
Features and Tips5 Myths About Motor Oil Changes
Whether you do it yourself or let a professional mechanic do the work, changing your motor oil is one of the most crucial maintenance tasks to keep your vehicle in good health. Some myths persist, however, and we thought it would be a good idea to set the record straight.
Features and TipsFord F-150: the Recall List Keeps Growing
Three things are certain with the Ford F-150 : it’s the top selling pickup, there are plenty of trim and configuration choices, and.. it's often recalled for safety issues. Take, for example, the last generation, the one that began for model year 2021. We’re already at 17 recalls, of which …
Features and TipsWhat Does the 'Snow Mode' Do?
For motorists, good winter tires are just as important in the cold season as vigilance on the road. Modern vehicles certainly make it easier for us with their various electronic control systems, which sometimes can be set depending on your current needs. For example, a good number of vehicles feature …
Features and TipsHow Much Does a Carfax Report Cost?
Buying a used car is a big investment, and it’s important that you do your homework properly before you put your signature at the bottom of the contract. For this purpose, a Carfax report (formerly named Carproof) can contain precious details. But what kind of details? And how much does …
Features and TipsLimited-Slip Differential: How Does It Work?
Four-wheel and all-wheel drive systems help improve a vehicle’s grip in various conditions, but another device called “limited-slip differential” also serves that purpose in many performance cars, including the Mazda MX-5 , the Porsche 911 and the Honda Civic Type R , but in SUVs that are focused on off-road …
Features and TipsWinter Tire Exemption: Where and How?
If you still haven't purchased your winter tires, you really should hurry, because the deadline is approaching fast. Just in case you forgot, winter tires are mandatory on all road motor vehicles registered in Quebec, including rentals, from December 1st to March 15th inclusively. Motorists who don’t comply with the …
Features and TipsSAAQclic: New Online Services Available in February
Starting February 23, 2023, the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) will launch a new simplified online service system: SAAQclic. On this portal, Quebecers will be able to safely access new services related to their vehicle registration, driver’s licence, vehicle information, driving record, state of health and appointments. What …
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