winter tires
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You need four winter tires

February 20, 2019 Richard 0

Dealers are not trying to rip you off. The modern generation of winter tires are most effective when installed in sets of four. Read why here as it appeared in the Halifax Herald and other […]

everything automotive

Lexus most reliable – again

February 14, 2019 Richard 0

Lexus has been named the most dependable car brand in America for the eighth straight year. Its parent company – Toyota – nailed down the runner-up spot. Porsche was named the most dependable single vehicle […]

Ford F-150
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Winners and losers

February 6, 2019 Richard 0

The auto industry’s 2018 sales books are closed, and all the numbers are in. Using data from Automotive News Canada, let’s look at some winners, losers and observations. The Ford F-150 remained the best-selling vehicle […]

Blizzack winter tire
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A new Bridgestone Blizzack

January 25, 2019 Richard 0

Are your winter tires at the end of their useful life? Plan ahead and look into a set for next year. Bridgestone has announced an addition to the Blizzack line – the WS90. Designed for family […]

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The future is electric at Nissan and Infiniti

January 22, 2019 Richard 0

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit auto show provided a glimpse into the future for Nissan and Infiniti. In both cases it involves an entirely new, and electric platform. Infiniti unveiled the QX Inspiration, a concept […]

Detroit auto show
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What was new at the Detroit auto show

January 17, 2019 Richard 0

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has lost some of its international flavour n the last few years. So much so that in order to remain in the game it is switching to June […]

Porsche Cayenne
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2019 Porsche Cayenne review

January 12, 2019 Richard 0

When Porsche announced it was going to produce an SUV, the cries of protest were heard around the world. “How could they betray us? This is the end of the company. Is nothing sacred any more?” […]

proper seating position
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How do you hold the steering wheel?

January 11, 2019 Richard 0

Whether around dangerous machinery or someone of the opposite sex, you should always be careful where you place your hands. Add driving to that list. I have always found that you can tell a lot […]

bad roads
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Bad roads? Slow down.

January 4, 2019 Richard 0

For most drivers, their worst fear when it comes to driving in winter is losing control. The results can range from embarrassment to devastation.  Let’s take a look at what can happen, and what you can do […]

Nissan Kicks
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Nissan Kicks review – great value

January 3, 2019 Richard 0

Kicks is a cute name for a new vehicle and an appropriate one for the latest Nissan. The 2019 Nissan Kicks is likely to boot its way into prominence in the blossoming compact utility vehicle […]