Return to Winter Driving

Posted by & filed under Bennett Dunlop Ford, Better at Bennett, Carman Ford, Driving Change, Just For Fun, Maintenance Tips, Neat Stuff, River City Ford, Safety, Tires, Useful Tips, Winter Driving.

Another Canadian winter is almost upon us, and Driving Change Automotive Group wants you to be prepared! We had a nice summer, and your winter driving skills are probably a bit rusty. It’s not quite as easy to remember as riding a bike, is it? Well, we’ve got your back with these reminders. What are the… Read more »

Aluminum Repairs: The Inside Scoop

Posted by & filed under Auto Body Repair, Driving Change, Ford Product, Neat Stuff, River City Ford, Technology Tips, Useful Tips, Vehicle Feature Tips.

Ford made a quantum leap when they redesigned their stalwart F-150 pickup for 2015, shedding the heavy old-school steel body panels for lightweight aluminum. The upside was greatly reduced weight (up to 700 pounds!) and increased economy and performance. However, aluminum is much trickier to repair than conventional steel. High-end brands like Audi, Porsche, and… Read more »

Spending Your Remembrance Day Right

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Remembrance Day is coming up soon. With November 11 on its way, we here at Driving Change Automotive Group want to wish you a reflective Remembrance Day, the day we remember our fallen soldiers and pay tribute to our veterans. It’s a day of showing gratitude and paying our respects, best spent in the company… Read more »

Used Car Buyer’s Guide: #1 Inspections & Reconditioning

Posted by & filed under Bennett Dunlop Ford, Better at Bennett, Carman Ford, Driving Change, River City Ford, Used Car Buying Guide, Useful Tips.

Despite automakers stuffing more connective technology, safety equipment, and complex sensors into new cars with every passing year, vehicles continue to get more reliable. This is great news for shoppers looking to save money on a dependable used car. But ask any expert: you still need to do your homework before signing on the dotted… Read more »

Preparing For Winter Driving Conditions

Posted by & filed under Bennett Dunlop Ford, Carman Ford, Driving Change, Maintenance Tips, River City Ford, Tires, Useful Tips, Winter Driving.

  Winter is a fact of life and with it comes a unique mix of challenging driving conditions. Many of us rely the weather reports, or consult the highway hotline; but often times winter weather conditions can be unpredictable. It’s important not to be caught unprepared. Preparing For a Trip Plan your route in advance…. Read more »

What Type Of Truck Bedliner Is Best?

Posted by & filed under Accessories, Bennett Dunlop Ford, Carman Ford, Driving Change.

If you own a truck, you likely plan on  hauling something in the truck bed – lumber, rocks, bales, furniture – but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice appearance. A bedliner can help protect and maintain your truck bed, while still allowing you to use it as it was intended. So, which truck bedliner is best? That really depends on… Read more »

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 »

Why You Should Care That We are a Canada’s Best Managed Company

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We are very, very excited to announce today that our group of dealerships has been named as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies. However, we don't want this to be just about us. We want to walk our current and potential customers through what this means for them. 1. As a Best Managed Company, your… 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 »