Top 10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Tires

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Despite being one of the most important components of your vehicle, most people don’t know much about their tires. Here at Driving Change Automotive Group, we believe that more attention should be payed to these amazing pieces of technology. In particular, here are ten facts that we believe everyone should know about those little rubber… Read more »

Start Your Car From Indoors This Winter

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Why are you still starting your car outside in the cold? What’s stopping you from getting a remote car starter? Well, we at Driving Change Automotive Group will help you out here. Let’s talk about what to look for in remote starters and why you should get one this season! Your Basic Two-Way Starter A… Read more »

Stocking Stuffers for Auto Enthusiasts

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Is your spouse tired of getting socks in their stocking at Christmas? Well, we at Driving Change Automotive Group can help you think more creatively, especially if there’s an auto enthusiast in your family! Don’t worry, we won’t suggest wrapping up a new set of tires or anything like that, we promise. Here are 10 practical… 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 »

Aluminum Repairs: The Inside Scoop

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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 »

Strong as Aluminum: Understanding the Radical New Ford F-150 Body Frame

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For 48 consecutive years, the Ford F-150 has been Canada’s best-selling truck. The contest hasn’t even been close. In fact, betting that the streak will reach 49 straight years would be considered a venture so safe that even the most risk averse broker would take it. With no disrespect to our hard working sales associates,… Read more »

Looking for Ideas for Your Ride This Spring?

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I'm always amazed at the cool things our Accessories departments are cooking up. If you're looking for some inspiration or ideas on how to make some functional and/or cosmetic upgrades to your vehicle, come have a no-pressure conversation at one of our dealerships. Grab a coffee, look at our in-showroom displays, and chat with one… 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 »

Smart Start: Start Your Car From Mexico

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager Car Starters and technology are starting to get together and reproduce some incredible offspring. If you have a smart phone, you should definitely consider making a Smart Start your next car starter. It’s a car starter that is connected to the internet and allows you to communicate with the car… Read more »

Cool Technology in the Saskatchewanderer Vehicle

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager Ok, ok, I realize that lots of our readers are in Manitoba and you may not know what a Saskatchewanderer is or who Bennett Dunlop Ford is. Let’s bring you up to speed. The Saskatchewanderer has a pretty cool summer job – they’re paid to travel the province, find cool,… Read more »