5 Easy and Simple New Years Resolutions for You and Your Vehicle

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You don’t need a new year to better your lifestyle. Here are 5 things you can start doing today to better your driving experience and let go of some stress this year! 1. Keep your car clean. Losing weight is probably the most popular resolution, and the one least acted on. Before you take your… Read more »

Ford Roadside Assistance Kit and Winter Survival Kit

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Everyone dreads it, but the official start of winter doesn’t happen until the first real snowfall comes down. You can tell that it’s winter if a) the snow on the ground lasts longer then 2 days and b) terrible drivers seem to come out and find their way into the ditch. Accidents do happen. Black… Read more »

Your Must-Have Truck Accessories

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Your truck isn’t just your colleague at work; it’s your lone companion on the road. Your truck is worthy of your respect and appreciation, and sometimes it appreciates a gesture from you. And that’s what truck accessories are for. Here are the must-have truck accessories this spring for equipping your truck and helping it help you better. Truck Accessories: Lift… Read more »

Keep Things Clear by Fixing Your Windshield’s Chips and Cracks

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Quick, name three parts of your vehicle’s safety system. Chances are you chose something like ‘seat-belts’, ‘airbags’, and maybe ‘traction control’. But how many of you said ‘windshield’? (Be honest now!) If you didn’t, don’t feel bad. Like most drivers you probably think of your windshield as just a piece of curved glass designed to… Read more »

6 Reasons to Inspect Your Suspension this Spring

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Now that spring is on its way, most people think of preparing their vehicles for summer. Swapping out their winter tires, taking out the winter floor mats, waxing and polishing the body, but what about your suspension? Winter can be especially hard on your vehicle’s suspension: potholes can affect alignment, the cold can crack bushings,… Read more »

What You can do to Extend the Life of Your Tires (Safety and Maintenance)

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Your tires keep you on the road, but only if you keep your tires road-ready. Routine tire maintenance is more important than you might think, and you’ll likely save money not having to replace them as often as you might currently be. You’ll be safer on the road, and one of these winters you might… Read more »

Return to Winter Driving

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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 »

Winter Maintenance: 6 Tips to Prep Your Car for the Cold

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  If you live in Canada and you drive a vehicle of any sort, you’re no doubt aware of most or all of the treacherous driving conditions you face during our long Canadian winters: black ice, heavy snow, blizzards, whiteouts, freezing rain, frost… The list goes on and on. The winter is inevitable, but stressful, dangerous drives… Read more »