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 »

Top 10 Safety Tech and Driver Assists – How Ford Keeps You Safer

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For drivers considering purchasing a new car, truck, or SUV, safety has always been at the forefront of their considerations. The ability to survive an accident, or avoid it altogether, is something all drivers expect from modern vehicles. That’s why Ford is at the forefront of automotive safety equipment – to ensure their vehicles offer… 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 »

Best of the Best: DCAG’s Top 5 Best Winter Tires

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In a consumer-orientated market like Canada, you have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a good set of winter tires. While more choice is always good, picking between the multitudes of different tires can be a little overwhelming. That’s why here at the Driving Change Automotive Group we’ve compiled our list of what… 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 »