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What type of cab should you opt for?

When the temperature rises outside, it is not uncommon for car engines to overheat. Especially if your car is an older model or if it is not maintained properly. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to make sure your engine stays at the correct temperature. First, always make sure to have in the car an extra bottle of coolant. Engines usually overheat because the coolant level is too low. A simple check to ...

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Buying a new vehicle in 2016, should you go for a 2017?

You have just committed to buying a 2016 vehicle when all of a sudden, you notice that there are 2017 model-year vehicles coming into the showroom. They both are new and both are available to you. How do you choose which one to buy? Only in the automotive industry will you find a 2017 model of anything even if we are not even halfway through the current year. This summer, there will be even more ...

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Should you buy a new or a pre-owned car vehicle?

finance or cash

When the time comes to replace our current vehicle, the first step is usually to review our budget to determine which model we will ultimately buy. Once this first step is done, we go to the dealer and look at what is offered to us. That said, have you decided if you’re going to buy a new vehicle or a pre-owned vehicle? What may seem like an odd question really isn’t because there are advantages ...

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Is your car safe?

Safety is obviously important for any motorist. Indeed, we all want a safe vehicle, but it can sometimes be difficult to really know if the car we drive will be able to protect us in the event of an accident. Let’s start with reassuring you, the majority if not all of the vehicles on sale today are safe. This means they have no major flaws in their design or safety like we saw on certain ...

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Reduce fuel consumption in winter

winter

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Some advice when buying your first vehicle

buying your first car

You are about to buy your first car. Maybe you just got your driver’s license, or it may just be that this is the first time you need a vehicle. Whatever the reason, this is an important moment, but since the investment will be major, it is better to have a plan in place. New or pre-owned vehicle? That’s the first question that must be asked. First, be aware that it is not only a ...

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How to read your tires

tires

To understand just how important tires are, remind yourself that they are the only contact point between you and the road. They dictate how well you brake, how your vehicle handles, how comfortable it is, and basically how safe it is. Therefore, it is important that you remind yourself that, when changing tires, you need to keep the same specifications if you want your vehicle to keep behaving the way it always has. So how ...

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Your car is talking to you, might as well listen

Vehicle noises

Believe or not, your car is actually talking to you. It’s not using words, obviously, but with certain sounds it is trying to communicate to you what is happening beneath the hood. For owners, this may be something they want to pay attention to. It is therefore imperative that you take the time to investigate any sound that may be coming from your engine. By investigating, we mean making a note to tell your dealership about ...

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Myths about fuel economy

Myths about fuel economy

There are quite a few myths about fuel economy, most of which tend to simply not be true. There are obviously many ways you can improve fuel economy, but there are also many myths that ultimately will have no impact on your fuel consumption. “Many owners try different things to reduce fuel consumption, sometimes throwing their money away with little or no benefit on efficiency”, says a service technician at Subaru Ogilvie. Here are some ...

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Active safety: when your car prevents an accident

Active safety systems

Modern cars are safer than ever. New materials make for stiffer structures, and there are now more airbags than ever in modern vehicles not to mention more impact zones and smarter engineering. No question, you are very well protected in the event of an accident, but now modern cars offer something more: active safety systems which help prevent an accident from ever occurring. “Active safety systems are designed to monitor the road and make sure ...

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