Getting Ready For a Road Trip

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By Mark Shmelinski Digital Lead and Former Service Advisor Alright, with summer just around the corner you are probably planning on doing some extended driving. Before you hit the road, it’s important to spend a little “quality time” with your vehicle. You’ll need to perform some quick checks and assemble an emergency kit, yes an… Read more »

When to Swap Your Winter/Summer Tires

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By Mark Shmelinski Digital Lead and Former Service Advisor As the weather changes from winter to spring and again from fall to winter, it’s a reminder to change over your seasonal tires as well. I highly recommend using winter tires for our Canadian climate and so do the tire manufacturers. This isn’t an evil plot… Read more »

Why the Heck is Ford Choosing BlackBerry?! Oh, that’s why.

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By Mark Shmelinski Digital Lead and Former Service Advisor When i read that ford was ditching Microsoft for Blackberry in it's new, updated SYNC 2 i nearly lost it.  Blackberry?!? The company that, in most people's minds, is all but done.  You know the company whose phones are primarily used a toys for toddlers once… Read more »

What is the Difference Between AWD and 4WD?

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By Mark Shmelinski Digital Lead and Former Service Advisor Quattro, 4matic, xDrive, 4motion, All-Trac, Intelligent 4WD, 4×4, AWD, SH-AWD, the list goes on and on. With all the different options available on the market today, how do you know what’s best for you? What are the differences between these systems? What are the differences between… Read more »