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Conquer Your Winter Driving Fears

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Every year, winter driving is a source of many unpleasant surprises. For many, driving on snowy or icy roads is a cause for alarm and even a source of stress. Black ice, loss of control, other drivers, and snow storms are the four major fears identified by Canadians in a recent Michelin survey. To give […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING,Turbo Times | Read More »

A Crash Course In Minor Collisions

A Crash Course In Minor Collisions

By Gillian Birch You hear the sound of crunching metal, your heart is racing, your palms are sweating—you’ve just been in an accident. It’s minor and thank goodness no one has been injured, but what now? Once you’ve caught your breath, there are certain things that you need to do to ensure that your day […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING,Turbo Times | Read More »

How Does Your Car Rate On The CLEAR System?

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Your neighbour drives a BMW M Roadster, while you get around in a sporty 2000 Honda Civic SiR. You both have clean driving records and travel the same distance to work. The BMW is worth more than the Civic, and then the shock comes – you’re paying more for auto insurance. Consumers are left asking […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING,Turbo Times | Read More »

Get The Most For Your Vehicle Trade-in

Get The Most For Your Vehicle Trade-in

Car manufacturer incentives are too good to pass up, and financing rates are super low. You decide to take the plunge and trade in your old car for a new one. But how can you ensure you get the best possible value for your old wheels? Josh Bailey is director of analytics for Canadian Black […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING | Read More »

Industry Expert Answers Top Antifreeze Questions

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Misleading by name, yet vital to the life of your car, antifreeze/coolant plays a critical role year-round in the healthy function of your vehicle, providing protection against overheating in the hot summer months as well as freeze protection in the cold winter. Jay Buckley, technical training manager for Honeywell Consumer Products Group, answers the top […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING,Turbo Times | Read More »

The Myth Of All Season Tires

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Choosing the right tires for your vehicle during winter is as important as wearing your seatbelt. While today’s vehicles are full of safety features, the choice of what you ride on is often forgotten or ignored and remains among the best ways to keep you and your family safe. A recent study by the Quebec […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING,Turbo Times | Read More »

Fresh Perspective On Changing Air Filters

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Have you changed your car’s air filter lately? If you answered no, you aren’t alone. Despite the benefits, air filter replacement and other simple DIY car maintenance is commonly overlooked, even though it can keep your car running optimally and help prevent long-term damage. Over time, air filters become clogged with tiny dirt particles that […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in DRIVING | Read More »

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